US Election Media Watch

12 January 2021

This report gives a daily snapshot of the latest news on the US election from a selection of sources across multiple topics. The stories are separated by media bias ratings to highlight reporting differences based on left-to-right political partisanship. AllSides Media Bias Ratings and Media Bias/Fact Check are used for bias ratings.

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Trending Topics Trump-Pence Biden-Harris
Protests and Social Unrest Trump and Pence Condemned Capitol Rioters in Their First Meeting Since InsurrectionNewsweekTrump, Pence met for the first time since before riotsNBCNews.comTrump and Pence speak for first time since Capitol riotsTheHillDonald Trump, Mike Pence meet for first time since Capitol riotThe Washington Times stories: NewsPresident Donald Trump Declares A State Of Emergency For Washington, DCDaily Caller About half of Republicans don’t think Joe Biden should be sworn in as presidentVox – RSSTrump’s recognition of white nationalists will loom as Biden confronts surge in hate crimeWashington PostNational Guard to ramp up DC presence to at least 10,000 ahead of Biden inaugurationThe HillBlack conservatives push back as Biden, Democrats allege racism in Capitol police responseWashington TimesBiden Proceeds With ‘America United’ Inauguration Theme Following Capitol RiotDaily Caller
Corruption Democrats introduce article of impeachment against TrumpVox – RSSTrump needs to be punished. Impeach him againLos Angeles TimesCongress should move forward with impeaching Trump, againThe Hill Why impeach Donald Trump now?Las Vegas Review JournalIlhan Omar Says House ‘Will Impeach This Week’ If Pence Doesn’t Act On TrumpLifeZette Biden says he’s spoken to lawmakers about impeachmentMSNBCBiden hopes Senate can divide its time between his agenda, Trump impeachmentYahoo! NewsBiden not worried about inauguration, impeachmentGreat Falls TribuneJoe Biden hoping Senate can split impeachment with other prioritiesWashington TimesBiden Hedges Bets on Trump ImpeachmentLifeZette
Election Integrity Democrats introduce resolution calling on Pence to invoke 25th Amendment, Republicans objectMSNBCRepublicans block House resolution calling on Vice President Pence to invoke 25th Amendment and remove Trump from officeWashington PostPelosi to introduce resolution that calls on Pence to invoke 25th AmendmentCNBCHouse GOP blocks quick consideration of bill calling on Pence to invoke 25th AmendmentFOXNews.comMike Pence and Donald Trump Patch Up Relationship in White House About half of Republicans don’t think Joe Biden should be sworn in as presidentVox – RSSPunish President Trump — but not Joe Biden or the nationWashington PostFacebook to remove ‘stop the steal’ content in lead up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inaugurationCNBCBiden avoids firm position on Trump impeachment as House Dems ramp upFOXNews.comBARR: Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Gambit Succeeded Only In Empowering Kamala HarrisThe Daily Caller – Breaking News, Opinion, Research, and Entertainment
Coronavirus Why is America’s vaccine plan failing so badly? Ask President TrumpMSNBCDemocrats demand plan from Trump to fix ‘failed’ vaccine rolloutYahoo! NewsSenate Democrats demand Trump fix ‘failed’ Covid vaccine rolloutCNBCWould impeaching Trump slow down Biden push for coronavirus relief?FOXBusiness.comBiden plans to reverse Trump policy on release of vaccinePower Line Unsanitized: Biden’s New Relief PackageAmerican ProspectFighting Covid-19 Is Biden’s First and Most Urgent JobBloombergBiden publicly receives second dose of coronavirus vaccineTheHillBiden gets second dose of coronavirus vaccineWashington TimesJoe Biden Gets Second Coronavirus Vaccine
Foreign Policy U.S. Designates Houthis Terrorists in Final Donald Trump Gift to Saudi Arabia’s MBSNewsweekWhy U.S.-Iran Tensions Are Rising as Trump’s Term EndsWashington Post“Problematic”: Trump’s Twitter ban prompts outcry over tech companies’ power from Germany, FranceFortuneGermany’s Merkel: Trump’s Twitter eviction ‘problematic’star-telegram.comLeaders in Germany and France attack Twitter’s move to ban President Trump, blast Big Tech for curbing free The former US ambassador to the UAE under Obama is joining Biden’s National Security CouncilVox – RSSBrexit Border Frictions, Bumpy U.S. Ride, Biden’s Plans: Eco DayBloombergJoe Biden Must Push Saudi Arabia on Human RightsNational InterestIsrael announces new settlements, risking Biden’s angerstar-telegram.comIsrael Announces Big Move That’s Sure to Anger BidenWestern Journal
Economy Analysis: Trump abdicating in the job he fought to retainSan Francisco ChronicleBiden Says Trump Should Not Be in Office After Capitol RiotBloombergTrump to leave office with the worst jobs record since Herbert HooverFortunePresident Trump approves emergency declaration for DC ahead of Biden inaugurationFOXNews.comOp-Ed: President Trump Should Find Solace in Words of Wisdom from George WashingtonWestern Journal Sanders Pushes Biden for $2,000 Stimulus Checks as First PriorityNewsweekBrexit Border Frictions, Bumpy U.S. Ride, Biden’s Plans: Eco DayBloombergHere’s What We Know About Biden’s Massive Stimulus Plan Coming This WeekForbes.comA three-part strategy to help Biden restore the American economyWashington TimesBiden Says His ‘Priority’ Will Be Minority- and Women-Owned Small BusinessesThe Daily Signal
Terrorism Pro-Trump Domestic Terrorists Threaten Attack On The Capitol If 25th Amendment Is InvokedPOLITICUSUSATrump adds Cuba back to list of states sponsoring terrorism in final move against islandFresno BeeTrump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning daysPBS NewsHour – WorldTrump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning daysstar-telegram.comTrump Admin Slams Cuba with New Terrorism Sanctions in Waning What we know about Biden’s inauguration plansVOX.comPompeo Returns Cuba to Terrorism Sponsor List, Constraining Biden’s U.S.Trump Team Makes Last-Minute Moves to Box In Biden on Foreign PolicyForeign Policy MagazineSununu Calls Capitol Rioters ‘Terrorists,’ Echoes Biden on ImpeachmentInside SourcesBiden Proceeds With ‘America United’ Inauguration Theme Following Capitol RiotDaily Caller
Racial Inequality Trump must go! He shouldn’t be in the White House one more daySalonWhat drives the pro-Trump mobBoston GlobeThe Non-Politics of Trump’s Mob ViolenceForeign Policy MagazineMan Arrested Outside Capitol Black Lives Matter Supporter, Not Trump Supporter: FamilyThe Epoch TimesIran Calls Rioters ‘Trump’s Trailer Trash’ Kamala Harris’s Vogue cover controversy, explainedVOX.comBiden vows to heal the nation’s racial wounds, but doing so will take more than wordsWashington PostBlack conservatives push back as Biden, Democrats allege racism in Capitol police responseWashington TimesIs Joe Biden a Gross Racist or Just a Senile Old Kook?Redstate
Healthcare As pandemic rages, Trump admin. approves Tennessee’s ‘reckless’ plan to slash MedicaidRaw StoryTrump Isn’t Just Fired After Attempted Insurrection — He’s Cancelled; Fears Mount Over Multiple Potential D.C. Superspreader Events; and MoreDiversity IncTrump administration issues last-minute approval for Medicaid block grantAxios.comTrump Issues Emergency Declaration for DC Ahead of InaugurationNewsMax.comBanks place limits on donations to lawmakers who supported President Trump, objected Electoral College vote countOne America News Network My Advice For President BidenDaily KosBiden reportedly ‘frustrated’ with his coronavirus team as advisers worry 100 million vaccinations goal won’t be metYahoo! NewsBiden should declare a state of war against the coronavirusThe HillBiden receives second dose of coronavirus vaccineWashington ExaminerJoe Biden’s Inauguration Theme is “Americans United.” But He’ll Force Americans to Fund
Immigration and Border Security Trump to take final trip to border to boast about wall Americans paid billions forThe American IndependentTrump rushes to enact asylum restrictions ahead of Biden presidencyCBS NewsTexas Democrat calls for officials to boycott Trump visit to border wallThe HillDonald Trump to travel to Texas, tout border wall in one of his last official actsThe Washington Times stories: NewsWH Official: Trump To Visit Texas To See Border Wall Construction – A ‘Promise Kept’LifeZette An expert on asylum seekers and refugees is joining Biden’s National Security CouncilVox – RSSTrump rushes to enact asylum restrictions ahead of Biden presidencyCBS NewsFACTBOX-Biden Cabinet: President-elect fills out his teamReutersTom Homan: Illegal immigration on the rise due to ‘Biden effect’FOX Business – Video Joe Biden Advisers Plot Immigration Agenda with House
Military Who Dies for Donald Trump?New York MagazineFBI Warns Of Potential Violence In All 50 States If President Trump Is Removed From OfficeCBS New YorkArmy investigating Fort Bragg officer who led group to Trump rally before Capitol siegeChicago TribuneArmy probing Fort Bragg soldier over her participation in Trump rallyWashington ExaminerWH Official: Trump To Visit Texas To See Border Wall Construction – A ‘Promise Kept’LifeZette Biden Must Succeed Where Obama Failed, and Finally Close Guantanamo | OpinionNewsweekDC mayor pushes for increased security around Joe Biden’s inaugurationAtlanta Journal And ConstitutionTrump’s riot gives Republicans reason to help BidenRoll Call OnlineUp to 15,000 National Guard troops to be in D.C. for Biden inauguration: top Guard generalThe Washington Times stories: NewsJoe Biden Taps All Democrats for Cabinet Despite Promise to Restore
Education Trump administration sticks it to transgender kids one last timeThe American IndependentTrump, Pence met for the first time since before riotsNBCNews.comRogue Staffer Reportedly Changes Trump, Pence Bios On State Department WebsiteForbes.comDHS Chief Chad Wolf Latest Trump Official to Resign After Capitol RiotNewsMax.comTrump Administration Pushes Scrutiny of Chinese Influence on U.S. Unsanitized: Biden’s New Relief PackageAmerican ProspectIn politics and life, Biden’s sister has been at his sideWashington Post3 Ways Biden Can Change Student Loan RepaymentForbes.comThe Biden-Harris Transition: Labor, Justice, Education, and EPACapital Research CenterWhat you need to know about Biden’s pick for Education SecretaryBizpac Review
Foreign Sources Donald Trump Joe Biden
Chinese Armed group ‘vowing uprising over moves to remove Donald Trump’, warns FBISouth China Morning PostUS Democrats move to impeach Trump in final days of presidencySINADonald Trump’s page on US State Department website changed to show his term ending on MondaySouth China Morning Post1st LD: U.S. House Democrats unveil article of impeachment against Democrats unveil article of impeachment against 拜登:我不怕!SINABiden receives 2nd dose of coronavirus vaccineCGTN2nd LD Writethru: Biden receives 2nd dose of COVID-19 COVID-19 updates: Biden receives 2nd dose of vaccineChinanationalnews.com拜登公开接种第二剂新冠疫苗SINA
Russian Дональд Трамп указал на причастность членов “Антифа” к штурму Капитолия СШАRuEconomics – RSSДональд Трамп считает членов “Антифы” причастными к захвату КапитолияPolitika Segodnya – RSSТрамп закрепляет санкциями против Украины компромат на БайденаFederal News Agency (Russia) FeedТрамп назвал виновных в штурме КапитолияREGNUM – RSSТрамп ввёл режим ЧС в ВашингтонеREGNUM – RSS Джо Байден получил вторую дозу вакцины от коронавируса PfizerPolitExpert – RSSTrump declares emergency, orders federal assistance amid Biden inaugurationTass.ruБайден призвал американцев привиться от коронавирусаREGNUM – RSSБайден сделал вторую прививку от коронавирусаRIA Novosti РИА НовостиБайден обсудил с законодателями возможный импичмент ТрампаTASS – RSS

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