The Washington Post • Devlin Barrett • May 7 • washingtonpost.com
Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Post reporters’ phone records
The action grew out of a leak investigation surrounding reporting on Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
The Washington Post • Liz Cheney • May 5 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Liz Cheney: The GOP is at a turning point. History is watching us.
Republicans must decide whether we are going to choose truth and fidelity to the Constitution.
The Washington Post • Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Dan Lamothe • May 8 • washingtonpost.com
Liz Cheney’s months-long effort to turn Republicans from Trump threatens her reelection and ambitions. She says it’s only beginning.
The party’s third-highest leader has engaged in a raging months-long dispute with other House Republicans, likely to end in her dismissal from her leadership post.
The Atlantic • Emma Green • May 4 • theatlantic.com
The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown
Progressive communities have been home to some of the fiercest battles over COVID-19 policies, and some liberal policy makers have left scientific evidence behind.
Los Angeles Times • Meg James • May 3 • latimes.com
ESPN’s Kevin Merida named L.A. Times executive editor
Merida, head of ESPN’s the Undefeated, has rare experience in print journalism, television and running a digital startup.
The New York Times • Michael M. Grynbaum • May 4 • nytimes.com
Yamiche Alcindor Is Named Host of ‘Washington Week’ on PBS
She succeeds Robert Costa at a program best known as the longtime home of the anchor Gwen Ifill.
The New York Times • Heather Murphy • May 7 • nytimes.com
4 Years After an Execution, a Different Man’s DNA Is Found on the Murder Weapon
Lawyers’ request to conduct additional DNA testing before Ledell Lee was executed had been denied.
The Washington Post • Heather Long • May 7 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | It’s not a ‘labor shortage.’ It’s a great reassessment of work in America
Hiring was much weaker than expected in April. Wall Street thinks it’s a blip, but there could be a much deeper re-think going on of what jobs are needed and what workers want to do on a daily basis.
The New Yorker • Susan B. Glasser • May 6 • newyorker.com
Forced to Choose Between Trump’s “Big Lie” and Liz Cheney, the House G.O.P. Chooses the Lie
“Liz is a living reproach to all these cowards,” a friend of Cheney’s said, but the cowards have the votes.
The New York Times • Lisa Lerer • May 8 • nytimes.com
Marooned at Mar-a-Lago, Trump Still Has Iron Grip on Republicans
The vilification of Liz Cheney and a bizarre vote recount in Arizona showed the damage from his assault on a bedrock of democracy: election integrity.
CNN • Jamie Gangel and Michael Warren, CNN • May 3 • cnn.com
Cheney: What Trump did 'is a line that cannot be crossed'
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, said on Monday her party cannot accept the "poison" of the idea that the 2020 election was stolen and should not "whitewash" the January 6 Capitol riot -- and Donald Trump's role in fomenting it.
The New York Times • Rukmini Callimachi, Tamir Kalifa • May 5 • nytimes.com
‘I Used to Like School’: An 11-Year-Old’s Struggle With Pandemic Learning
Without home internet, Jordyn Coleman has had trouble staying connected to remote classes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Washington Post • Glenn Kessler • May 6 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | Stefanik defends election falsehoods told on Jan. 6
On Jan. 6, the New York Republican made several false claims about the vote count in Georgia. She has no regrets.
The New York Times • Apoorva Mandavilli • May 3 • nytimes.com
Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe
Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy.
Axios • Kadia Goba • May 4 • axios.com
Kevin McCarthy caught on hot mic bad-mouthing Liz Cheney
"I think she's got real problems," McCarthy said.
New York Daily News • Larry McShane • May 5 • nydailynews.com
Please buy this newspaper: A Daily News reporter begs a local owner to rescue the tabloid from Alden Global Capital
Like any good tabloid headline, it’s simple, snappy and succinct: DAILY NEWS NEEDS NEW OWNER.
The Washington Post • Dan Balz • May 4 • washingtonpost.com
Perspective | The effort to dump Liz Cheney is the consequence of a party that lost its way
For now, Trump has won the battle for the soul of the GOP. Dissenters to his big lie are not welcome.
The New York Times • Shane Goldmacher • May 6 • nytimes.com
F.E.C. Asks Congress to Ban Prechecked Recurring Donation Boxes
The recommendation by the election commission came a month after a Times investigation showed that Donald J. Trump’s political operation had steered many unwitting supporters into repeated donations through the tactic.
The New York Times • Kenneth P. Vogel • May 3 • nytimes.com
Swiss Billionaire Quietly Becomes Influential Force Among Democrats
Hansjörg Wyss, who recently dropped his bid to buy Tribune Publishing, has been a leading source of difficult-to-trace money to groups associated with Democrats.
ELLE • Madison Feller • April 29 • elle.com
NPR's Audie Cornish on Finally Getting Over Imposter Syndrome and Her Warning for Working Moms
The co-host of All Things Considered reflects on her career, including the journalism trend "we're all struggling with" now.