BuzzFeed News • Ryan Mac • April 26 • buzzfeednews.com
Facebook Stopped Employees From Reading An Internal Report About Its Role In The Insurrection. You Can Read It Here.
After BuzzFeed News reported on an internal document that examined the social network’s failings leading up to the Capitol riot, Facebook prevented its own employees from accessing it.
The New York Times • Mark Leibovich • April 25 • nytimes.com
Kevin McCarthy, Four Months After Jan. 6, Still on Defensive Over Trump
But Mr. McCarthy, the House Republican leader who could become speaker after 2022, says he needs to work with Donald Trump, who “goes up and down with his anger.’’
The New York Times • Farnaz Fassihi • April 25 • nytimes.com
Iran’s Foreign Minister, in Leaked Tape, Says Revolutionary Guards Set Policies
Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, described a rivalry with a powerful and widely revered military leader, Qassim Suleimani.
The New York Times • Astead W. Herndon • April 26 • nytimes.com
Black Democrats, Conflicted on a Voting Rights Push, Fear It’s Too Late
In the South, Black Democrats describe a party too slow in combating Republican voting limits. And Black lawmakers are wary that a major elections bill could reduce their power in Congress.
CNN • Natasha Bertrand, CNN • April 26 • cnn.com
White House hammering out details of increasingly likely Biden and Putin summit
The White House is hammering out the details of an increasingly likely European summit between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, which could happen as soon as early summer, according to sources familiar with the planning.
POLITICO • Betsy Woodruff Swan, Bryan Bender • April 26 • politico.com
Spy chiefs look to declassify intel after rare plea from 4-star commanders
Top military leaders said the U.S. is falling behind China and Russia in the information war.
The Washington Post • Glenn Kessler, Adrián Blanco, Tyler Remmel • April 26 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | The false and misleading claims President Biden made during his first 100 days in office
The Biden era has offered a return to a more typical pattern — one that features frequent spin and obfuscation or exaggeration. He devotes little time to social media and rarely faces reporters or speaks off the cuff.
The New York Times • Kathleen Kingsbury • April 26 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Why The New York Times Is Retiring the Term ‘Op-Ed’
Our mission to stimulate thought and provoke discussion on public problems remains the same.
KCUR 89.3 - NPR in Kansas City. Local news, entertainment and podcasts. • https://www.kcur.org/people/dan-margolies • April 25 • kcur.org
KCUR Reporter And Beloved Colleague Aviva Okeson-Haberman Dies At 24
Aviva joined KCUR in 2019, impressing her colleagues with her work ethic and strength of purpose.
New York Post • Marco Rubio • April 25 • nypost.com
Corporations that undermine American values don’t deserve GOP support
’What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” This was a ­defining American ­adage in the last century, because it was true: US corporations helped to make our country the most prospero…
New York Post • Juliegrace Brufke • April 26 • nypost.com
Rep. Liz Cheney not ruling out 2024 presidential run
“I’m not ruling anything in or out — I’ve been here a long time,” she told The Post when asked if she would ever consider running in the future.
The Wall Street Journal • Scott Gottlieb • April 25 • wsj.com
Time to End Outdoor Mask Edicts
The CDC is moving too slowly in updating its advice to comport with the scientific evidence.
CNN • Clare Foran, CNN • April 26 • cnn.com
Anti-Trump conservative group to grade GOP lawmakers on whether they uphold (or undermine) democracy
An anti-Trump conservative group is launching an effort to track and evaluate whether Republicans in Congress, in the group's view, have acted to either undermine or uphold democracy and democratic values and what role, if any, they played in attempts to overturn the 2020 election.
CNN • Daniel Dale • April 26 • cnn.com
Fact check: No, Biden is not trying to force Americans to eat less red meat
Republican members of Congress, Fox News personalities and other prominent right-wing figures are falsely claiming that President Joe Biden is trying to force Americans to eat far less red meat.
The Atlantic • Peter Wehner • April 26 • theatlantic.com
The GOP Is a Grave Threat to American Democracy
Unless and until Republicans summon the wit and the will to salvage the party, ruin will follow.
The Washington Post • Jon Swaine • April 25 • washingtonpost.com
CEO of vaccine maker sold $10 million in stock before company ruined Johnson & Johnson doses
The chief of Emergent BioSolutions made sales of stock options weeks before the company’s share price tumbled.
NBC News • Henry J. Gomez • April 26 • nbcnews.com
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan launches Senate bid
The Democrat and former presidential candidate is his party's first candidate for the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Rob Portman, who is not seeking re-election.
POLITICO • Ally Mutnick • April 26 • politico.com
Census surprise: Texas gains only 2 seats as shift to Sun Belt slows
The gains and losses by states for the next decade were smaller than most observers expected.
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker • April 26 • washingtonpost.com
Fresh off election falsehoods, Republicans serve up a whopper about Biden
An entirely baseless claim that the president will limit meat consumption to combat climate change quickly metastasizes on the right — and prompts the White House to respond.
The Washington Post • Editorial Board • April 26 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Terry McAuliffe was a first-rate governor. He makes a compelling case that he would be again.
In Virginia’s Democratic primary, he stands out as a proven commodity with a stellar record.