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Trump Family Dunks on DeSantis: You're 'Stealing' Our Bit! (Asawin Suebsaeng/Rolling Stone)

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 02:40

Asawin Suebsaeng / Rolling Stone:
Trump Family Dunks on DeSantis: You're ‘Stealing’ Our Bit!  —  Donald Trump says the Florida governor is mirroring the former president — right down to the hand gestures  —  DONALD TRUMP HAS been complaining that Ron DeSantis is “stealing” from him.  —  According to three people who've spoken …

Republicans Signal Worries About Trump and the Midterms (Luke Broadwater/New York Times)

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 01:40

Luke Broadwater / New York Times:
Republicans Signal Worries About Trump and the Midterms  —  Few Republicans appeared on the major Sunday talk shows to defend the former president.  Those who did indicated that they would rather be talking about almost anything else.  —  WASHINGTON — Headed into 2022 …

Trump Tries Mobster-In-Chief Role With Attacks On Law Enforcement (S.V. Date/HuffPost)

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 01:20

S.V. Date / HuffPost:
Trump Tries Mobster-In-Chief Role With Attacks On Law Enforcement  —  The ex-president is ready to “burn down the republic” if need be to stop prosecutors from going after him, according to a former GOP congressman.  —  WASHINGTON ― America can have peace and tranquility.

Trump's Legal Team Scrambles to Find an Argument (New York Times)

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 00:25

New York Times:
Trump's Legal Team Scrambles to Find an Argument  —  The lawyers representing the former president in the investigation into his handling of classified documents have tried out an array of defenses as they seek to hold off the Justice Department.  —  On May 25, one of former President Donald …

Michigan Republican deletes the entire 'values' section of his website just to 'hide' his anti-choice stance (David Edwards/Raw Story)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 23:45

David Edwards / Raw Story:
Michigan Republican deletes the entire ‘values’ section of his website just to ‘hide’ his anti-choice stance  —  Michigan state Sen. Tom Barrett, a Republican congressional candidate, reportedly removed the “values” section of his campaign website that revealed he opposes abortion rights.

Journal Poll: Lujan Grisham has 7-point lead over Ronchetti (Dan Boyd/Albuquerque Journal)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 23:25

Dan Boyd / Albuquerque Journal:
Journal Poll: Lujan Grisham has 7-point lead over Ronchetti  —  SANTA FE - With just over two months until Election Day, Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham has the inside track against Republican Mark Ronchetti in a New Mexico governor's race that has already drawn big spending from out-of-state groups, a new Journal Poll found.

Beto O'Rourke off the campaign trail in Texas with bacterial infection (CNN)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 23:20

CNN:
Beto O'Rourke off the campaign trail in Texas with bacterial infection  —  Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announced Sunday that he has been diagnosed with a “bacterial infection” and after receiving care at the hospital, he will be “resting at home,” postponing events in his campaign against GOP Gov. Greg Abbott.

'Slower burn.' Russia dodges economic collapse but the decline has started (Clare Sebastian/CNN)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 23:20

Clare Sebastian / CNN:
‘Slower burn.’ Russia dodges economic collapse but the decline has started  —  The latest on Russia's economy as Putin tries to deal with inflation  —  London (CNN Business)Six months after invading Ukraine, Russia is bogged down in a war of attrition it didn't anticipate but it is having success …

Beto O'Rourke postpones events after being hospitalized (Olivia Olander/Politico)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 22:20

Olivia Olander / Politico:
Beto O'Rourke postpones events after being hospitalized  —  Beto O'Rourke, Texas' Democratic candidate for governor, will “postpone events” after being hospitalized with a bacterial infection, he wrote Sunday on Twitter.  —  “While my symptoms have improved, I will be resting at home …

WI US Sen General - Aug 2022 (Trafalgar Group)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 21:35

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It's now illegal for anyone under 21 to buy canned whipped cream in New York, officials say it's to stop teens from inhaling nitrous oxide (Katie Balevic/Insider)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 20:35

Katie Balevic / Insider:
It's now illegal for anyone under 21 to buy canned whipped cream in New York, officials say it's to stop teens from inhaling nitrous oxide  — A 2021 law made it illegal for New Yorkers under age 21 to purchase a can of whipped cream.  — The law is meant to prevent teens from inhaling nitrous oxide in canned whipped cream.

ABC's Jon Karl Reports Trump's Inner Circle is Freaking Out Over Their 'Comically Inept and Inexperienced' Legal Team (Joe DePaolo/Mediaite)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 20:25

Joe DePaolo / Mediaite:
ABC's Jon Karl Reports Trump's Inner Circle is Freaking Out Over Their ‘Comically Inept and Inexperienced’ Legal Team  —  Any public bluster from former President Donald Trump and his team in the wake of the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago is just posturing, says one top correspondent.

Putin's army expansion may not help Russia much, U.S. and British officials say. (New York Times)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 18:55

New York Times:
Putin's army expansion may not help Russia much, U.S. and British officials say.  —  Here's what you need to know:  —  Artillery strikes continue near the troubled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant.  —  KYIV, Ukraine — Artillery barrages along a section of front line near an imperiled nuclear power plant …

Fed tackles inflation with its most diverse leadership ever (Christopher Rugaber/Associated Press)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 18:55

Christopher Rugaber / Associated Press:
Fed tackles inflation with its most diverse leadership ever  —  When Diane Swonk first attended the Federal Reserve's annual economic conference in Jackson Hole in the late 1990s, there was a happy hour for women who attended the event.  It barely filled a single table.

Insider: Top Michigan Democrats may not need to debate GOP opponents, lawmaker suggests (Detroit News)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 17:55

Detroit News:
Insider: Top Michigan Democrats may not need to debate GOP opponents, lawmaker suggests  —  Lansing — State Sen. Mallory McMorrow, who's gained national attention for her approach to taking on Republican attacks, is contending that top Michigan Democrats don't necessarily need to participate …

Justice Alito's Crusade Against a Secular America Isn't Over (Margaret Talbot/New Yorker)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:45

Margaret Talbot / New Yorker:
Justice Alito's Crusade Against a Secular America Isn't Over  —  He's had win after win—including overturning Roe v. Wade—yet seems more and more aggrieved.  What drives his anger? … Some baby boomers were permanently shaped by their participation in the countercultural protests …

EU set to suspend visa travel agreement with Russia (Henry Foy/Financial Times)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:45

Henry Foy / Financial Times:
EU set to suspend visa travel agreement with Russia  —  Plan to freeze 2007 deal will make it harder and more expensive for Russians to get Schengen-area documents  —  EU foreign ministers are this week set to back a suspension of the bloc's visa facilitation agreement with Moscow in an effort …

WaPo Bombshell: Trump Took Boxes of Material on Trips Around the World for 'No Reason' (Jason Miciak/Political Flare)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:35

Jason Miciak / Political Flare:
WaPo Bombshell: Trump Took Boxes of Material on Trips Around the World for ‘No Reason’  —  There are a couple of salient facts that many people do not know regarding the problem with Trump keeping Top-Secret/SCI files.  They paint a very sinister picture.  —  First, these boxes at issue …

Latest Covid Boosters Are Set to Roll Out Before Human Testing Is Completed (Liz Essley Whyte/Wall Street Journal)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:30

Liz Essley Whyte / Wall Street Journal:
Latest Covid Boosters Are Set to Roll Out Before Human Testing Is Completed  —  The FDA and vaccine makers say they are confident that shots targeting Omicron subvariants will work safely  —  Covid Variants Keep Getting More Infectious.  Here's Why.  —  Skip Ad  —  in 15  —  YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

They were some of the last journalists at their papers. Then came the layoffs. (Elahe Izadi/Washington Post)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:30

Elahe Izadi / Washington Post:
They were some of the last journalists at their papers.  Then came the layoffs.  —  The latest cutbacks at Gannett come amid an industry-wide trend of shrinking newspaper newsrooms.  —  The only full-time news reporter at the Daily Jeffersonian kept busy until recently.

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