The New York Times • Matt Flegenheimer, Jesse McKinley • March 1 •
Cuomo Accused of Unwanted Advance at a Wedding: ‘Can I Kiss You?’
The young woman’s account follows two separate accusations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed two female state employees.
The New York Times • J. David Goodman, Danny Hakim • March 4 •
Cuomo Aides Rewrote Nursing Home Report to Hide Higher Death Toll
The intervention was the earliest action yet known in an effort by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that concealed how many nursing home residents died in the pandemic.
Intelligencer • Eric Levitz • March 3 •
David Shor on Why Trump Was Good for the GOP — and How Dems Can Win in 2022
The data scientist shares his latest theories on why Democrats lost Hispanic support in 2020 and what the party must do to avoid disaster in 2022.
The Washington Post • Amy Brittain, Josh Dawsey, Hannah Knowles, Tracy Jan • March 6 •
Cuomo’s behavior created ‘hostile, toxic’ workplace culture for decades, former aides say
One woman who worked with Andrew M. Cuomo when he was housing secretary said he gave her a physical embrace in a hotel room in 2000 that was “too tight, too intimate.” Cuomo denies her account.
POLITICO • Josh Gerstein • March 4 •
Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot
Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, was picked up Thursday on charges stemming from the Jan. 6 takeover of Congress.
CNN • Manu Raju, Barbara Starr, Zachary Cohen and Oren Liebermann, CNN • March 2 •
First on CNN: Rep. Ronny Jackson made sexual comments, drank alcohol and took Ambien while working as White House physician, Pentagon watchdog finds
The Department of Defense inspector general has issued a scathing review of Rep. Ronny Jackson during his time serving as the top White House physician, concluding that he made "sexual and denigrating" comments about a female subordinate, violated the policy for drinking alcohol while on a presidential trip and took prescription-strength sleeping medication that prompted concerns from his colleagues about his ability to provide proper care.
The Washington Post • Meagan Flynn, Michael Scherer • March 2 •
Donors gave a House candidate more than $8 million. A single firm took nearly half of it.
Baltimore Republican Kim Klacik’s viral ads were touted by President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr.
The New York Times • Nick Corasaniti, Jim Rutenberg • March 6 •
In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of Black Churches in Elections
New proposals by the G.O.P.-controlled Legislature have targeted Sunday voting, part of a raft of measures that could reduce the impact of Black voters in the state.
The Washington Post • Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz, John Wagner, Seung Min Kim, Tyler Pager • March 2 •
White House withdraws Tanden nomination; Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by end of May
The president also called into a weekly luncheon of Senate Democrats as he seeks to shore up support for $1.9 trillion legislation.
The New York Times • Eric Lipton, Michael Forsythe • March 3 •
Inspector General’s Report Cites Elaine Chao for Using Office to Help Family
The Justice Department under the Trump administration declined to open a criminal investigation into the actions by Ms. Chao when she was transportation secretary.
POLITICO • • March 6 •
POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Trump sends legal notice to GOP to stop using his name
And the Senate inches toward passing its Covid relief bill after an all-night vote-a-rama.
POLITICO • Anita Kumar • March 1 •
Biden won’t release White House virtual visitor logs
Government watchdogs are urging Biden to do more to keep the American public informed, including releasing virtual visitor logs.
The Wall Street Journal • Joe Palazzolo, Jimmy Vielkind, Rebecca Davis O’Brien • March 4 •
Cuomo Advisers Altered Report on Covid-19 Nursing-Home Deaths
The New York governor’s aides successfully pushed state health officials to alter a July report on Covid-19 nursing-home deaths, people with knowledge of the report say.
The Washington Post • Katie Shepherd, John Hudson, Spencer Hsu • March 5 •
State Department aide appointed by Trump stormed the Capitol, beat police with a riot shield, FBI says
The arrest of Federico G. Klein, a former State Department aide, marks the first member of the Trump administration arrested in connection with the insurrection.
The Washington Post • Seung Min Kim, Paul Kane • March 3 •
Murkowski emerges as focus of Biden effort to find GOP support for his agenda
The independent-minded Republican senator says she is focused on securing help for Alaska, which has been hit hard by the pandemic: ‘My state needs relief.’
The Washington Post • Mike DeBonis, Jeremy Barr • February 28 •
Rewriting January 6th: Republicans push false and misleading accounts of Capitol riot
The efforts are aimed at muddying the clear picture of what occurred: A pro-Trump mob, mobilized by the former president’s false claims of a stolen election, stormed the seat of American government to keep Trump in power through violent means.
Medium • Donald G. McNeil Jr. • March 1 •
NYTimes Peru N-Word, Part One: Introduction
On February 5 this year, one week after an article about me appeared in the Daily Beast, The New York Times announced that I would be…
BuzzFeed News • Craig Silverman • March 3 •
Facebook Helped Fund David Brooks’s Second Job. Nobody Told The Readers Of The New York Times.
The New York Times columnist has been using his perch to promote the Weave Project — without disclosing his potential conflicts of interest to his readers.
The New York Times • Katie Benner, Alan Feuer, Adam Goldman • March 5 •
F.B.I. Finds Contact Between Proud Boys Member and Trump Associate Before Riot
A leader of the far-right group separately said he had been in touch with Roger Stone, but an official said it was not the same contact investigators found through electronic communications records.
The Intercept • Ken Klippenstein • March 2 •
Trump Administration Referred a Record Number of Leaks for Criminal Investigation
Efforts to crack down on leakers skyrocketed under Trump, according to a Justice Department document obtained via FOIA.