The New York Times • The Editorial Board • May 10 •
Opinion | Kathryn Garcia for Mayor
The editorial board’s endorsement for the Democratic mayoral primary.
The Washington Post • Emma Brown, Aaron Davis, Jon Swaine, Josh Dawsey • May 9 •
How an obscure Texas security company helped convince Americans the 2020 election was stolen from Trump
Russell J. Ramsland Jr. has sold everything from Tex-Mex food to a light-therapy technology. Starting two years ago, he helped sell the notion that votes in U.S. elections were being manipulated.
POLITICO • Alex Thompson • May 10 •
Reporters fume at White House 'quote approval' rules
Washington Examiner • • May 10 •
Elise Stefanik vows to unify Trump-centric House GOP
Rep. Elise Stefanik is promising to look backward and forward at the same time as the new House Republican conference chairwoman — backward to address election irregularities the GOP claims plagued 2020 and forward to party efforts to recapture the speaker’s gavel in 2022.
Bulwark+ • Charlie Sykes • May 10 •
Kevin McCarthy's 1/6 Problem
Plus: Elise Stefanik is even worse than you thought
The New York Times • Michael Wines • May 9 •
In Arizona, a Troubled Voting Review Plods On as Questions Mount
A makeshift review of the vote in the state’s largest county has pleased followers of former President Donald J. Trump but is being widely criticized as a partisan exercise.
Slow Boring • Matthew Yglesias • May 10 •
Tema Okun's "White Supremacy Culture" work is bad
Prestigious universities and worthy nonprofits shouldn't push nonsense
The New York Times • Katie Robertson • May 10 •
Teen Vogue has a new top editor.
Two months after a botched hire, Versha Sharma, an editor at the news website NowThis, will take over the Condé Nast site.
The New York Times • Ian Prasad Philbrick • May 10 •
‘We May Not Have a Full Two Years’: Democrats’ Plans Hinge on Good Health
In a narrowly divided Congress, an illness or a death could upend the balance of power and threaten an ambitious agenda.
Popular Information • Judd Legum • May 10 •
EXCLUSIVE: How corporate PACs are plotting to "move beyond" January 6
Following the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, dozens of corporations announced they were suspending PAC donations to the 147 Republicans who voted to overturn the election. Many more announced they were suspending all PAC activity. For the
POLITICO • Lara Seligman, Andrew Desiderio • May 10 •
Russian spy unit suspected of directed-energy attacks on U.S. personnel
CIA Director William Burns is now receiving daily briefings on the investigation.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • May 10 •
Chuck Grassley’s push-up challenge sounds like it's from 'Seinfeld.' But his longevity is no joke.
It could be the ticket to an eighth term in the Senate — and change the midterm landscape.
FDA • Office of the Commissioner • May 10 •
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Adolescents in Another Important Action in Fight …
The FDA expanded the EUA for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include adolescents down to 12 years of age.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond, Tyler Pager • May 9 •
‘Where is the plan?’: Biden pressed on global vaccine strategy
Critics say the administration has taken a piecemeal approach to the worsening international crisis, when a far-reaching plan is needed.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • May 10 •
Opinion | Stop saying Republicans are ‘cowards’ who fear Trump. The truth is far worse.
This isn't just about fealty to Trump and the "Big Lie." It's a deeper abandonment of democracy.
Business Insider • Grace Panetta • May 9 •
J. Lo and Ben Affleck were spotted together in Montana, which is set to gain a new House seat in redistricting
The two A-listers, now reportedly rekindling their romance, first met two redistricting cycles ago in 2001.
Foreign Policy • Cheryl Rofer • May 10 •
Claims of Microwave Attacks Are Scientifically Implausible
There’s little evidence for an unknown weapon being behind “Havana syndrome.”
Axios • Lachlan Markay • May 10 •
China increases spending 500% to influence America
Thanks largely to its stable of propaganda operations, China is now the top spender on foreign influence operations in the U.S.
The Atlantic • Clint Smith • May 10 •
Why Confederate Lies Live On
For some Americans, history isn’t the story of what actually happened; it’s the story they want to believe.
The Bulwark • Jim Swift • May 10 •
The Virginia GOP’s Ridiculous Convention by Car - The Bulwark
Ballots, Buicks, and a ballroom break-in?