Intelligencer • Rebecca Traister • March 12 • nymag.com
The Cruelty and the Casualties
Inside Andrew Cuomo’s toxic workplace.
The Washington Post • Amy Brittain, Josh Dawsey • March 14 • washingtonpost.com
New York’s vaccine czar called county officials to gauge their loyalty to Cuomo amid sexual harassment investigation
Larry Schwartz, head of the state’s vaccine effort, acknowledged making the calls in response to an inquiry by The Washington Post, but said he did so as a 30-year friend of Cuomo and did not discuss vaccines.
The Wall Street Journal • Cameron McWhirter • March 11 • wsj.com
Trump Call to Georgia Lead Investigator Reveals New Details
The then-president said that “something bad happened” and pressed for an investigation into votes from Fulton County, the state’s most populous that includes most of Atlanta.
The Washington Post • Elahe Izadi • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
Rare trial of U.S. journalist arrested on the job nears conclusion in Iowa
Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri faces 30 days in jail -- a rare case of a U.S. journalist charged with a crime while reporting.
The New York Times • Shane Goldmacher • March 13 • nytimes.com
The Imperious Rise and Accelerating Fall of Andrew Cuomo
Even as he tries to plot a political survival strategy in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, Mr. Cuomo is an object lesson on the dangers of kicking people on the way up.
The New York Times • David D. Kirkpatrick, Alan Feuer • March 14 • nytimes.com
Police Shrugged Off the Proud Boys, Until They Attacked the Capitol
Two Proud Boys accused of leading a mob to Congress followed a bloody path to get there. Law enforcement did little to stop them.
The New York Times • Patricia Mazzei • March 13 • nytimes.com
‘I’d Much Rather Be in Florida’
Floridians are out and about and pandemic restrictions have been lifted. There’s just one problem: The virus never went away.
ProPublica • March 8 • propublica.org
The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers
In Hobbs, New Mexico, the high school closed and football was cancelled, while just across the state line in Texas, students seemed to be living nearly normal lives. Here’s how pandemic school closures exact their emotional toll on young people.
The New York Times • Danny Hakim, Maggie Astor, Jo Becker • March 8 • nytimes.com
Inside the Lincoln Project’s Secrets, Side Deals and Scandals
A civil war broke out in the group as it antagonized Donald Trump, with leaders splintering over financial arrangements and revelations of online harassment by a top official.
VICE • Seb Walker • March 11 • vice.com
Even Trump’s Defense Secretary During the Capitol Riot Blames Him for Inciting It
Former Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller told VICE on Showtime he believes Trump’s speech caused the violent mob to attack the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The New York Times • Annie Karni • March 11 • nytimes.com
When Your West Wing Job Is Really, Really Far From the Oval Office
Because of the pandemic, some Biden administration officials continue to work from homes a long way from Washington. They see advantages in being outside the bubble.
The New York Times • Noah Weiland, Rebecca Robbins • March 11 • nytimes.com
The U.S. Is Sitting on Tens of Millions of Vaccine Doses the World Needs
Those tens of millions of doses from AstraZeneca are waiting for trial results, while countries that authorized the vaccine beg to have them.
The Washington Post • Alex Horton • March 10 • washingtonpost.com
Veteran charged in Capitol riot once served in Marine One squadron, officials say
Marines must have a top-secret clearance for an assignment in Marine Helicopter Squadron One.
Intelligencer • Jessica Bakeman • March 12 • nymag.com
Cuomo Never Let Me Forget I Was a Woman
In my years of reporting on the governor, he frequently put his hands on my body and made inappropriate remarks. The point was to humiliate me.
Times Union • Brendan J. Lyons • March 10 • timesunion.com
Female aide said Cuomo aggressively groped her at Executive Mansion
The most recent sexual harassment accusations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo were leveled...
The New York Times • Astead W. Herndon • March 9 • nytimes.com
How Biden Is Trying to Help Working-Class Voters in Red-State Alabama
The president’s support for the rights of unionizing Amazon workers delighted political organizers in Alabama who are hoping to build long-term Democratic momentum in a reliably red state.
The New York Times • Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman • March 9 • nytimes.com
Trump, Hungry for Power, Tries to Wrestle Away G.O.P. Fund-Raising
Angry at his critics in the party and seeking to keep his options for raising money open, the former president is trying to take charge of the online fund-raising juggernaut he helped create.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • March 13 • washingtonpost.com
Perspective | Online harassment of female journalists is real, and it’s increasingly hard to endure
“Attention is clearly a weapon,” says one woman whose life was destabilized by a troll attack. “It feels like a physical threat.”
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • March 7 • washingtonpost.com
Meet the GOP voters who could decide whether the U.S. reaches herd immunity
Almost one-third of Republicans tell pollsters they "definitely won't" get the coronavirus vaccine.
CNN • Eric Bradner and Dianne Gallagher, CNN • March 11 • cnn.com
Arizona Republican lawmakers join GOP efforts to target voting, with nearly two dozen restrictive voting measures
Months after former President Donald Trump and his allies in Congress attempted to overturn Arizona's election results, Republicans in the state's legislature are trying to make it harder for some residents to vote, targeting different elements of the system with almost two dozen separate measures.