The Washington Post • Joe Manchin III • April 7 •
Opinion | Joe Manchin: I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster
We will not solve our nation’s problems in one Congress if we seek only partisan solutions.
The Washington Post • Dan Zak • April 6 •
Goodbye to Gate 35X, cursed portal to the rest of America
After 24 years of cramping our style, Reagan National Airport’s notorious gate has been replaced.
The New York Times • Maggie Haberman • April 7 •
Boehner Blasts Trump, Saying He ‘Incited That Bloody Insurrection’
In his new book, John Boehner, the Republican former House speaker, sharply rebukes the former president for his role in the “mob violence” at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
POLITICO • Marc Caputo • April 6 •
The congressman and his wingman
How Matt Gaetz’s relationship with a scandal-prone local tax collector got him into big trouble.
The Bulwark • Tim Miller • April 7 •
The Trump Fundraising Scams Continue with the NRCC - The Bulwark
The grift goes on and on and on and on . . .
POLITICO • Anita Kumar • April 7 •
Biden to unveil long-awaited executive action on guns
The announcement, expected for Thursday, comes amid a spate of high-profile shootings and as some advocates have grown frustrated in the White House's delay.
Reason • Robby Soave • April 7 •
A Medical Student Questioned Microaggressions. UVA Branded Him a Threat and Banished Him from Campus.
Kieran Bhattacharya's First Amendment lawsuit can proceed, a court said.
The Cut • Laura Bassett • April 7 •
An Interview With the Man Who Keeps Uploading My Feet to WikiFeet
I tracked down Robert, a 58-year-old man living in New Jersey, and asked him: Why??
The Washington Post • Tory Newmyer • April 7 •
Corporate America isn’t welcoming former Trump Cabinet officials with open arms, headhunters say
Major companies aren't offering former Trump Cabinet officials lucrative positions serving on their boards, as the toxicity of the former president's brand chokes off traditional money-making opportunities for senior alums of his administration.
NBC News • The Associated Press • April 6 •
N.C. bill would ban treatment for trans people under 21
The bill would also compel state employees to immediately notify parents in writing if their child displays “gender nonconformity.”
The Hollywood Reporter • April 7 •
"Everyone Just Knows He's an Absolute Monster": Scott Rudin's Ex-Staffers Speak Out on Abusive Behavior
Even as other Hollywood bullies are being sidelined, the uber-producer behind 'The Social Network' and Broadway’s 'To  Kill a Mockingbird' has been given a pass for his volcanic temper. Now, former employees open up about a boss who left many traumatized: "It was a new level of unhinged."
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • April 7 •
Mitch McConnell and the Agony of the Post-Trump Corporate Republican
They expected to be off moral probation after Trump. Then came Georgia.
Gallup • by Jeffrey M. Jones • April 6 •
Quarterly Gap in Party Affiliation Largest Since 2012
The nine-percentage-point Democratic advantage in party identification and leaning in the first quarter of 2021 is the largest since 2012.
CNN • Sara Murray and Jason Morris, CNN • April 7 •
Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Giuliani's false fraud claims helped lead to restrictive voting law
A top Georgia Republican said Wednesday that Rudy Giuliani's false claims of election fraud -- which were presented before state lawmakers -- created momentum for a package of voting rights restrictions that recently became state law.
Slow Boring • Matthew Yglesias • April 7 •
America's "crumbling" roads and bridges are fine
Let's do the broadband and grid and water stuff instead
Washington Examiner • • April 7 •
EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Giuliani targets Cuomo, plans 2022 gubernatorial bid
Andrew Giuliani, a former top aide to President Donald Trump and son of “America’s Mayor,” is “heavily considering” a bid for governor of New York in 2022, potentially setting up an epic clash between the two biggest political families in recent New York history.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • April 7 •
Opinion | How Trump’s toxicity continues to poison the Republican Party
The battle between corporations and the GOP reflects the legacy of Trump's big lie.
Associated Press • Robert Burns • April 7 •
US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American military is warning that China is probably accelerating its timetable for capturing control of Taiwan, the island democracy that has been the chief source of tension...
The New York Times • Shane Goldmacher • April 7 •
G.O.P. Group Warns of ‘Defector’ List if Donors Uncheck Recurring Box
The National Republican Congressional Committee says to donors who opt out of recurring monthly donations: “We will have to tell Trump you’re a DEFECTOR.”
The Atlantic • April 7 •
Statement From Atlantic Media on Unauthorized Access of Its Servers
A forensic investigation found no evidence that any subscribers’, customers’, or clients’ financial or sensitive information was involved.