The New York Times • Katie Benner, Nicholas Fandos, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman • June 10 •
Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress
The Justice Department seized records from Apple for metadata of House Intelligence Committee members, their aides and family members.
The Bulwark • Mona Charen • June 10 •
Don't Cry for H.R. 1 - The Bulwark
Amend the Electoral Count Act instead.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein, Juliet Eilperin, Tyler Pager • June 10 •
Gore pressed Biden to stick with climate plans as liberals fear White House is softening its agenda
The president and former vice president had a private phone call amid concerns the White House might strip climate measures from infrastructure deal.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • June 9 •
Perspective | Only in our anti-truth hellscape could Anthony Fauci become a supervillain
How right-wing media used his emails to pretend he’s corrupt.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • June 10 •
Shelby sides against Trump in Alabama Senate race
The retiring incumbent declined to back Roy Moore against former Sen. Doug Jones, helping the Democrat defeat the embattled GOP nominee in bright-red Alabama.
Bloomberg • Joshua Green • June 10 •
Election Denial and $16 Spritzers: Welcome to Florida’s Trump Coast
Lured south by sunshine, golf, and money, the former president’s allies and hangers-on have formed an alternate universe that revolves around Mar-a-Lago.
The Washington Post • Scott Allen • June 10 •
Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman will throw ceremonial first pitch at Nats Park
Goodman will throw the ceremonial first pitch before Washington’s game against the Mets on June 18.
The Washington Post • Eli Rosenberg • June 10 •
These businesses found a way around the worker shortage: Raising wages to $15 an hour or more
Talk of a labor shortage has clogged the airwaves in Washington. But 12 businesses shared the decidedly non-radical way they got around the issue: offering workers better pay.
Lawfare • June 10 •
On the Sliming of Susan Hennessey
When a political movement has consistently, in the service of its own power, put lies ahead of truth with respect to Russia, Trump, and associated matters, it simply has to smear those who stared the issue in the face honestly.
Slow Boring • Matthew Yglesias • June 10 •
The fight for democracy is bigger than HR-1
Political equality and the defense of the republic need something more
The Washington Post • E.J. Dionne • June 9 •
Opinion | Advancing democracy abroad requires defending it at home
If we ignore our grand principles at home, it's our adversaries who profit.
The New York Times • Mark Schoofs • June 10 •
Opinion | She Exposed the Truth About ‘Dirty Money’: It’s Everywhere
If President Biden really wants to fight global financial corruption, he should pardon Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards.
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin • June 10 •
How Trump’s Political Legacy Is on the Ballot in the Virginia Governor’s Race
Terry McAuliffe, the Democrat, will try to tie his opponent, Glenn Youngkin, to former President Donald Trump, while Mr. Youngkin will try to sidestep Mr. Trump but not reject him.
The Daily Beast • Sam Brodey • June 10 •
The Democratic Senators Hiding Behind Joe Manchin
Manchin has long been a “heat shield” for fellow moderates on the thorniest topics, including the filibuster. He still is, but cracks are beginning to show.
The Daily Beast • William Bredderman, Will Sommer • June 10 •
The Paramilitary Wannabes Feeding Mike Flynn’s Conspiracy Machine
The 1st Amendment Praetorian group has become an on-call security and intelligence team for the most extreme and esoteric of Trumpists.
Axios • Felix Salmon • June 10 •
Half of the pandemic's unemployment money may have been stolen
Much of the money has probably left the country.
The New York Times • Kashmir Hill, Daisuke Wakabayashi • June 10 •
Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander
In response to Times articles, the search giant is changing its algorithm, part of a major shift in how Google polices harmful content.
The Dispatch • Audrey Fahlberg • June 10 •
Maricopa County Audit Tests an Already Fractured Arizona GOP
'I think not only is it a breaking point for the Arizona GOP, but it could be a breaking point for the party as a whole nationally.'
BuzzFeed News • Katherine Miller • June 10 •
How ARE You Supposed To Rank New York’s Mayoral Candidates? And Other Questions From The Chaotic, Confusing Campaign
The big undertone of New York's mystery box of a mayor's race is authenticity and identity, about who matters most in American cities in the postpandemic moment.
CNN • Manu Raju, Evan Perez and Paul LeBlanc, CNN • June 10 •
Trump Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from House Intelligence Committee Democrats, sources say
Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN.