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Fetterman Discloses Extent of Heart Issues: 'I Avoided Going to the Doctor.' (Katie Glueck/New York Times)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 22:35

Katie Glueck / New York Times:
Fetterman Discloses Extent of Heart Issues: ‘I Avoided Going to the Doctor.’  —  The Democratic candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania did not give a timeline for when he would return to the campaign trail.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  Lt. Gov. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania …

Biden Calls for Ban on Assault Weapons and New 'Red Flag' Laws (Michael D. Shear/New York Times)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 03:45

Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Biden Calls for Ban on Assault Weapons and New ‘Red Flag’ Laws  —  The president said the measures were “not about taking away anyone's guns.”  He also acknowledged that Congress might not come to a consensus, even as the nation grieves the victims of several mass shootings.

How Trump's Team Conned Susan Collins Into Dooming Roe v. Wade (Rolling Stone)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 03:05

Rolling Stone:
How Trump's Team Conned Susan Collins Into Dooming Roe v. Wade  —  Trump officials privately mocked the Maine Republican in the run-up to Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, predicting it'd be easy to get the pro-choice senator to vote for a seemingly anti-choice nominee

A man shot and killed two women, then himself, outside of Ames' Cornerstone Church, sheriff says (Des Moines Register)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:50

Des Moines Register:
A man shot and killed two women, then himself, outside of Ames' Cornerstone Church, sheriff says  —  Police say an adult man shot and killed two female victims, then took his own life, in a parking lot outside Ames' Cornerstone Church Thursday night.  —  The suspected shooter appeared …

'Never Again' Happens Again (And Again) (Charlie Sykes/Morning Shots)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:45

Charlie Sykes / Morning Shots:
‘Never Again’ Happens Again (And Again)  —  Plus: Biden's student loan fiasco.  —  Now that the Heard-Depp verdict is in, the “celebrity-industrial complex” will have to find something else to obsess about.  —  Meanwhile, in Tulsa, we had yet another shooting, which of course means that …

3 killed in shooting outside Ames church (WHO 13)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:35

WHO 13:
3 killed in shooting outside Ames church  —  AMES, Iowa — Three people, including the alleged shooter, are dead following a shooting outside an Ames Church.  It happened at the Cornerstone Church on US 30 in Ames shortly before 7:00 p.m.  —  The Story County Sheriff's Office tells WHO 13 …

'There Are a Lot of People Very Close to the President Who Privately Understand That This Is a Complete Disaster' (Charles C. W. Cooke/National Review)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:30

Charles C. W. Cooke / National Review:
‘There Are a Lot of People Very Close to the President Who Privately Understand That This Is a Complete Disaster’  —  So says the Washington Post's James Hohmann, in a conversation with The Bulwark's Charlie Sykes about the Biden administration's inexplicable desire to force taxpayers to pay off rich people's student loans.

Why Sheryl Sandberg Quit Facebook's Meta (Wall Street Journal)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:25

Wall Street Journal:
Why Sheryl Sandberg Quit Facebook's Meta  —  One of the world's most powerful executives became increasingly burned out and disconnected from the mega-business she was instrumental in building.  That dovetailed with a company investigation into her activities.

New York Tightens Its Strict Gun Laws in Democratic Show of Force (New York Times)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:20

New York Times:
New York Tightens Its Strict Gun Laws in Democratic Show of Force  —  State lawmakers passed a package of gun-safety bills, and were set to approve measures to broaden abortion protections as their 2022 session drew to a close.  — Give this article- - - Read in app

Biden urges Congress to act on guns in rare prime-time address (Washington Post)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:15

Washington Post:
Biden urges Congress to act on guns in rare prime-time address  —  Following the third mass shooting in as many weeks, the president says the time has come to confront the carnage.  He praised Senate negotiations and said voters should punish Republicans who block action.

The bananas anti-Rand-Paul "lynching" ad (Allahpundit/HotAir)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:05

Allahpundit / HotAir:
The bananas anti-Rand-Paul “lynching” ad  —  Most politicians will do anything to win, but how many will put their own head in a g-ddamned noose to improve their chances?  —  I'd cringe at this ad if I were a national Democratic strategist, not because the imagery is provocative but because it's …

Uvalde teacher who officials mistakenly said left door open is traumatized and heartbroken, attorney says (Will Steakin/ABC News)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 02:05

Will Steakin / ABC News:
Uvalde teacher who officials mistakenly said left door open is traumatized and heartbroken, attorney says  —  Officials have determined that she did close the door, but it failed to lock.  —  Law enforcement is seen outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022, in an image taken from a video made by a bystander.

Scoop: Trumpworld plots Jan. 6 counterprogramming blitz (Axios)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 01:50

Axios:
Scoop: Trumpworld plots Jan. 6 counterprogramming blitz  —  Former President Trump and his allies, in conjunction with top House GOP leadership and conservative groups, have begun pulling documents and coordinating a behind-the-scenes effort to counterprogram the Jan. 6 committee's televised hearings this month, Axios has learned.

A midterm alarm for Dems in California (David Siders/Politico)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 01:30

David Siders / Politico:
A midterm alarm for Dems in California  —  EARLY WARNING SYSTEM — After this week's break in the primary calendar, seven states will hold elections on Tuesday.  In the biggest of them, California, Democrats are already looking at some troubling early turnout numbers: So far, only about 2.2 million Californians have returned ballots.

Sandmann lawyer joins Rittenhouse team, says Zuckerberg a 'top' target of numerous 'solid' lawsuits (Emma Colton/Fox News)

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 01:30

Emma Colton / Fox News:
Sandmann lawyer joins Rittenhouse team, says Zuckerberg a ‘top’ target of numerous ‘solid’ lawsuits  —  Rittenhouse lawyer says he's confident there are ‘10 to 15 solid’ cases against ‘large defendants’  —  Kyle Rittenhouse launches ‘The Media Accountability Project’

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