Intelligencer • Olivia Nuzzi • April 12 •
How Hunter Biden’s Memoir Played in the White House
“Information hoarding is a big tool of power.”
The New York Times • Nicole Sperling • April 12 •
Will Smith’s production pulls out of Georgia, citing the state’s voting law.
The film, ‘Emancipation,’ which is being produced and financed by Apple Studios, is the first major production to cite the law as a reason to leave the state.
POLITICO • Eugene Daniels • April 12 •
The Biden White House media doctrine: Less can be more
The president does little press. His Cabinet does a fair bit. Underlying it all is one overarching idea: Do things that feel natural.
POLITICO • Andrew Desiderio • April 12 •
Mitch McConnell tends his legacy 8,000 miles away
After a recent military coup in Myanmar, President Joe Biden consulted with the GOP leader on the U.S. response.
The Washington Post • Graham Vyse • April 8 •
D.C.’s rising libertarian star, with her ‘healthy skepticism of state power,’ secures an influential podcast
Jane Coaston wants listeners to grapple with different views.
POLITICO • Laura Barrón-López • April 11 •
Biden White House puts its police oversight commission on ice
The president promised one during his campaign. But civil rights groups and police union reps both said it wasn’t necessary.
VICE • Cameron Joseph • April 12 •
A QAnon-Loving ‘Stop the Steal’ Leader Is Running to be In Charge of This Swing State's Elections
State Rep. Mark Finchem wants to be Arizona’s top election official by 2024—when it could once again be at the epicenter of the presidential map.
CNN • Oliver Darcy, CNN Business • April 12 •
Lachlan Murdoch dismisses ADL complaint, says Fox sees no problem with Tucker Carlson's 'replacement theory' remarks
Fox Corporation chief executive Lachlan Murdoch dismissed the Anti-Defamation League's demand that the company fire host Tucker Carlson, telling the organization in a letter that his company saw no problem with comments Carlson made about the racist "great replacement" theory.
The New York Times • Zolan Kanno-Youngs • April 12 •
Biden nominates a critic of Trump’s immigration policies to lead Customs and Border Protection.
If confirmed, Chris Magnus would step into a major challenge facing the Biden administration: how to handle a record number of border crossings that are projected to increase in the coming months.
The Washington Post • Amy B Wang • April 11 •
Biden set to accept fewest refugees of any modern president, including Trump, report says
Trump’s historically low refugee cap remains in place despite Biden’s promises to address ‘urgent’ crises.
Associated Press • Will Weissert • April 12 •
Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president's agenda
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jay Copan doesn't hide his disregard for the modern Republican Party. A solid Republican voter for the past four decades, the 69-year-old quickly regretted casting his...
Time • Paymon Rouhanifard • April 12 •
Blue States Are Failing Their Students by Not Reopening Schools
Here's how they got it so wrong
The Washington Post • Amy Gardner, Mike DeBonis • April 11 •
How the corporate backlash to Georgia’s new voting law is shaping other fights around the country over access to the polls
Business interests and voting rights activists are gearing up to fight GOP-backed voting measures under consideration in states such as Texas, Florida, Michigan and Arizona.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein • April 12 •
Biden faces pressure from Pelosi, Sanders over whether to double down on Obamacare or expand Medicare
The White House is facing diverging pressure from two powerful allies — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) — over whether to use an upcoming spending package to strengthen the Affordable Care Act or expand Medicare eligibility.
POLITICO • Nicholas Wu, Marianne LeVine, Burgess Everett • April 12 •
Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill
No final decision has been made, but some Republicans see it as an overreach and others think it's just a messaging bill.
The White House • The White House • April 12 •
Pandemic Prices: Assessing Inflation in the Months and Years Ahead | The White House
By Jared Bernstein and Ernie Tedeschi The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unconventional recession, and we do not expect the recovery will be typical
POLITICO • Lara Seligman, Connor O’Brien • April 12 •
Biden to nominate Wormuth to be first female Army secretary
Wormuth, a former top policy official at the Defense Department during the Obama administration, would be the first known pick by Biden to fill the three open civilian service secretary slots.
WITN • WITN • April 12 •
Carteret County ending mass vaccination clinic
The Carteret County health department said the move is because of the drop in the number of appointments being scheduled through their call center.
Mother Jones • Kara Voght • April 12 •
Democrats' next plan to get Biden's agenda over the finish line: Fire the scorekeeper
Senate Democrats are mulling a plan to fire the CBO director.
POLITICO • • April 12 •
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Cindy McCain set to land Biden ambassadorship
And the Senate stares down the possibility of its first 2021 filibuster.