The Atlantic • Timothy Noah • March 31 •
Why D.C. Is Failing at the Vaccination Game
If the District were a state, it could fix its shot problem.
The New York Times • Sharon LaFraniere, Noah Weiland • March 31 •
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is delayed by a U.S. factory mix-up.
A manufacturer in Baltimore accidentally conflated the ingredients for two different coronavirus vaccines, officials say.
Politico PRO • Matt Dixon • March 31 •
Matt Gaetz’s dad says he wore a wire for FBI probe into DOJ extortion claims
The congressman's father is a former Florida Senate president.
The New York Times • Jesse McKinley, Danny Hakim, Alexandra Alter • March 31 •
As Cuomo Sought $4 Million Book Deal, Aides Hid Damaging Death Toll
Gov. Andrew Cuomo boasted, “I am not a superhero,” in early versions of his book, drafted as his aides scrubbed a politically damaging Health Department report.
The Intercept • Ken Klippenstein • March 30 •
Amazon’s Twitter Army Was Handpicked for “Great Sense of Humor,” Leaked Document Reveals
Amazon ambassadors were trained to defend Jeff Bezos and clap back at Bernie Sanders under a program codenamed “Veritas.”
POLITICO • Natasha Korecki, Holly Otterbein • March 31 •
Dems could dethrone Iowa
The party, uncomfortable with the overwhelmingly white state's sway, is thinking about blowing up its presidential primary calendar.
Axios • Lachlan Markay • March 31 •
Ex-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took $50,000 in undisclosed foreign cash
The Justice Department detailed the illicit campaign donation scheme on Wednesday.
Mother Jones • David Corn • March 31 •
Why a protest leader in Myanmar is reluctantly giving up nonviolence and preparing for combat
He is ready to endure bad karma for democracy.
Axios • Jonathan Swan • March 31 •
House GOP memo argues embracing Trump agenda is the party's only option for comeback
Rebrand as the working class' party and shun corporate fundraising, the memo recommends.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Kelly Yamanouchi, Greg Bluestein • March 31 •
UPDATE: Delta CEO: Georgia voting law ‘unacceptable,’ based on ‘lie’
Delta CEO Ed Bastian comes out in opposition to Georgia voting legislation.
Associated Press • Julie Pace • March 31 •
AP-NORC poll: Biden bolstered by strong marks on pandemic
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are broadly supportive of President Joe Biden’s early handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a new poll finds, and approval of his stewardship of the economy has ticked...
The Daily Beast • Asawin Suebsaeng, Justin Baragona • March 31 •
Matt Gaetz: I’ve Talked With Newsmax, OAN, and Fox About Potential Post-Congress Gigs
“I’ve had many conversations with many people about life after Congress,” Gaetz told The Daily Beast on Wednesday.
POLITICO • Josh Gerstein • March 30 •
Court voids Trump campaign's non-disclosure agreement
A pact signed by former Hispanic outreach director Jessica Denson is too broad and vague to enforce, a judge says.
Bloomberg • Steven T. Dennis • March 31 •
Schumer Pushes Senate on Pot Laws as States Leap Ahead
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing the Senate toward lifting the federal prohibition on marijuana with legislation that would represent the biggest overhaul of federal drug policy in decades.
The New York Times • Apoorva Mandavilli • March 31 •
The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Said to Be Powerfully Protective in Adolescents
A clinical trial found no infections among vaccinated children ages 12 to 15, the companies said, and there were no serious side effects. The data have not yet been reviewed by independent experts.
The New York Times • Miriam Jordan • March 30 •
‘No Place for a Child’: Inside the Tent Camp Housing Thousands of Migrant Children
Children are sleeping shoulder to shoulder in the overcrowded facility at Donna, Texas, which is now housing more than 4,000 migrants amid a new surge on the border.
POLITICO • Erin Banco, Sarah Owermohle, Rachel Roubein • March 31 •
White House knew more than a week ago of Johnson & Johnson contractor vaccine-supply problems
Workers at Emergent BioSolutions ruined 15 million doses by mixing ingredients from two Covid-19 vaccines together.
Arizona Mirror • Jeremy Duda • March 31 •
Arizona Senate hires a 'Stop the Steal' advocate to lead 2020 election audit
The audit team that Senate President Karen Fann selected to examine the 2020 general election in Maricopa County will be led by a company owned by an advocate of the “Stop the Steal” movement who repeatedly alleged on social media that the election was rigged against former President Donald Trump.
CBS News • Bo Erickson • March 31 •
Jill Biden's return to the classroom: "I want students to see me as their English teacher"
New documents obtained by CBS News detail plans for her history-making work outside the White House
NBC News • Lauren Peikoff • March 31 •
Opinion | Why does it take 10 years to diagnose a disease 1 in 10 women have?
For those suffering and told it's "just a bad period," it's not. Please find a new doctor. Please know you are not alone. Please know it's not in your head.