This report gives a daily snapshot of the latest news in US politics 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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|Coronavirus||Biden National Security Adviser Says Trump Admin Didn’t Take Pandemic Surveillance SeriouslyNewsweek500,000 coronavirus deaths and the GOP is still following this loserWashington PostIt’s not just Ted Cruz, Americans have been escaping to Mexico since the beginning of pandemic — here’s whyBusiness InsiderCDC Was Unwilling to Partner With Industry For Rapid COVID-19 Sequencing: Former Trump AdviserThe Epoch TimesTrump National Security Official Says Evidence For Wuhan Lab Error ‘Far Outweighs’ Other TheoriesDaily Caller||Biden National Security Adviser Says Trump Admin Didn’t Take Pandemic Surveillance SeriouslyNewsweekBiden Aides Continue to Drive for School Reopenings by AprilBloombergBiden to hold moment of silence for 500K COVID-19 deathsTheHillBiden to boost pandemic lending to smallest businessesstar-telegram.comSen. Markey blasted for saying ‘racial justice’ should be ‘number one priority’ for COVID-19 vaccineBizpac Review|
|Protests and Social Unrest||Scalise Refuses To Blame Trump For Capitol Insurrection After Mar-a-Lago VisitTalking Points MemoRep. Scalise: Don’t pinpoint blame on TrumpPOLITICO – CongressRepublicans Still Have Overwhelming Allegiance To Trump; Would Leave GOP For ‘Trump Party’: PollInternational Business TimesPence declined CPAC invitation: sourceFOXNews.comRep. Scalise: President Trump has denounced Capitol protestsOne America News Network||Bad News For Trump As Merrick Garland Vows To Prosecute White Supremacist Domestic TerroristsPOLITICUSUSABiden’s Package, Dovish Fed Message, Vaccine Hope: Eco DayBloombergPresident Biden’s China Policy Keeps Getting More MuddledNational InterestThere shouldn’t be a double standard for law & order: DevineNew York PostPelosi Launches A Panel To Start A Civil War by Jon Bowneinfowars|
|Corruption||Poll: Almost Half of Republicans Would Drop GOP, Join Trump PartySlate MagazineEditorial: The impeachment process didn’t bring justice to Trump. The court system could.STLtoday.comRepublicans Still Have Overwhelming Allegiance To Trump; Would Leave GOP For ‘Trump Party’: PollInternational Business TimesAnalysis: Cassidy sees fierce backlash over impeachment voteThe Washington Times stories: NewsDéjà Vu All Over Again: Democrats Plot Return of Budget-Busting Earmarks After 10-Year GOP BanRedstate||Bad News For Trump As Merrick Garland Vows To Prosecute White Supremacist Domestic TerroristsPOLITICUSUSABiden tailors PPP with focus on smallest businesses, emphasis on equityABC NewsBiden to temporarily restrict PPP loans to businesses with under 20 employeesAxios.comBiden to boost small business PPP loan accessWashington ExaminerJoe Biden’s DHS Protects Most Illegal Aliens with ‘Sanctuary Country’ OrdersBreitbart.com|
|Economy||Trump is about to lose $7 million in rental cash: reportRaw Story‘This Week’ Transcript 2-21-21: Jen Psaki, Rep. Steve ScaliseABC NewsIs the ‘civil war’ in the Republican Party really over?The HillGov. Hutchinson: Biden ‘Missed’ Opportunity to Work With GOP on StimulusNewsMax.comFNC’s Hilton: Future of the GOP Is ‘Positive Populism’Breitbart.com||Biden’s $1.9T stimulus poised to pass House of Representatives this weekNew York Daily NewsBiden tweaks PPP rules in attempt to reach smallest companiesWashington PostBiden to temporarily restrict PPP loans to businesses with under 20 employeesAxios.comBiden administration announces reforms to PPP to assist small businessesFOXBusiness.comDem Rep. Khanna admits Democrats ‘don’t want’ small businesses that pay less than $15 minimum wageBlaze.com|
|Foreign Policy||Democracy’s dance of death: Trump is gone — kinda. But the crisis is still hereSalonEx-Trump official Matt Pottinger faults China for virus cover-upYahoo! NewsWhy Biden Cannot Ignore Trump’s Strategic Accomplishment in IranNational InterestTom Cotton Further Positions Himself as Trump’s HeirAmerican ConservativeRepublicans Won’t Back Down On IranLifeZette||Ten Steps Biden Can Take Toward PeaceCounterPunchU.S. in Contact With Iran on Detained Americans, Biden Aide SaysBloomberg-QuintPresident Biden’s China Policy Keeps Getting More MuddledNational InterestChina urges Biden to scrap tariffs, restore goodwill after Trumpstar-telegram.comBiden’s Policy of Weakness Toward IranNational Review|
|Environment||Opinion | Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New DealThe New York Times – Opinion Image claiming to show 2016 Ted Cruz tweet on climate change and Texas is fabricatedYahoo! NewsSusan Collins likely a “no” on confirmation vote for Neera TandenAxios.com‘China is going to play them’: Trump energy secretary says Biden plan won’t workWashington ExaminerFNC’s Hilton: Future of the GOP Is ‘Positive Populism’Breitbart.com||Fox Host Accused Biden Of Taking ‘A Snow Day’ For Delaying Trip To TXCrooks and LiarsBiden squeezed between promises to go green and bolster unionsPOLITICO – Energy & EnvironmentPresident Biden Didn’t Cause The Winter Storm – Nor Did Barack Obama Cause Superstorm SandyForbes.comContrary to Biden’s executive orders, there is no climate crisisWashington ExaminerShameful Schumer Goes There, Rips Storm-Torn Texas: They ‘Ignored Climate Change, I Hope They Learned a Lesson’Redstate|
|Education||Trump Jr. Uses Guns as Backdrop in Video Rant About Schools, Teachers UnionsNewsweekCruz and Cuomo Face Scandal. Trump Can’t Save Them.Yahoo! NewsThe GOP’s Golden (State) opportunityNational JournalRep. Steve Scalise: School reopening requirement should be tied to COVID relief billThe Washington Times stories: NewsAmerican Federation Of Teachers: Teachers Union ‘Barrier’ To Students Being ‘Put In Danger’ By RepublicansDaily Wire||Progressives Mount Pressure on Joe Biden to Cancel Student DebtNewsweekBiden Aides Continue to Drive for School Reopenings by AprilBloombergLetters: Biden remorse; Rush Limbaugh; executive ordersLoveland Herald ReporterBiden to boost small business PPP loan accessWashington ExaminerABC’s Karl Refuses to Admit Biden Is Beholden to Uncaring Teachers’ UnionsNewsBusters|
|Election Integrity||Florida Republicans want to impose new voting restrictions. They’re not the only ones.VOX.com Sens. Blunt and Hawley succumbed to self-delusionSTLtoday.comThe Maine Idea: Collins, King speak to history in the aftermath of Capitol riotsPortland Press HeraldTom Cotton Further Positions Himself as Trump’s HeirAmerican ConservativeWhat Should Donald Trump Do Next?Conservative Daily News||Biden, Trump, the election, and disinformation analyzed by viral stars Patinkin, GrodyMSNBCMerrick Garland’s confirmation hearing brings first big political test for attorney general nomineeWashington PostPresident Biden’s China Policy Keeps Getting More MuddledNational InterestMerrick Garland reveals he plans to probe Capitol riotNew York PostThe 25th Amendment Is Inevitable For Biden by Jon Bowneinfowars|
|Immigration and Border Security||‘This is madness!’ Stephen Miller has meltdown about ‘canceling President Trump’ on Fox NewsRaw StoryBiden is moving to end Trump’s inhumane border policies. Can he avoid triggering a new migrant surge?Washington PostHow the U.S. Military Can Recover from Trump Budget TraumaNational InterestLoyal Trump Republican moves to cut off all noncitizens from government assistance programsWashington ExaminerREPORT: Pence Declined Invitation To Speak At CPACDaily Caller||Texas Democrats Use Their Organizing Power for Disaster ReliefMother Jones‘Exceedingly deep convictions’: Inside Xavier Becerra’s quest for health care for immigrantsYahoo! NewsMuslim ban: Advocates want Biden to do more to prevent discriminatory policiesPBS NewsHour – NationStephen Miller Calls Biden Immigration Plans ‘Madness’NewsMax.comBiden Cripples Immigration Law EnforcementFrontpagemag.com|
|Racial Inequality||Steve Scalise Can’t Say Whether Trump Had Role In January 6 AttackHill ReporterRep. Scalise: Don’t pinpoint blame on TrumpPOLITICO – CongressFormer Texas GOP rep: Trump should hold very little or no role in Republican PartyThe HillSen. Johnson: ‘Unequal Enforcement’ of the Law a Major Concern for RepublicansThe Epoch TimesWSU hosts BLM activist who tells students police should be defunded wants GOP forced ‘into non-existence’Campus Reform||Progressives Mount Pressure on Joe Biden to Cancel Student DebtNewsweekTop Michigan Democrats talk plans for 2021 plans at state conventionMichigan DailyLetters: Biden remorse; Rush Limbaugh; executive ordersLoveland Herald ReporterMerrick Garland civil rights record questioned by activistsThe Washington Times stories: NewsSen. Markey blasted for saying ‘racial justice’ should be ‘number one priority’ for COVID-19 vaccineBizpac Review|
|Supreme Court Nomination||Bad News For Trump As Merrick Garland Vows To Prosecute White Supremacist Domestic TerroristsPOLITICUSUSAA DOJ that investigates Trump is exactly what we needLos Angeles TimesSusan Collins likely a “no” on confirmation vote for Neera TandenAxios.comQuestions the GOP Should Ask Merrick GarlandAmerican Greatness||Bad News For Trump As Merrick Garland Vows To Prosecute White Supremacist Domestic TerroristsPOLITICUSUSAMerrick Garland, Biden’s attorney general pick, finally gets his Senate confirmation hearingChicago Sun-TimesRead: Merrick Garland vows to fight discrimination, domestic extremism as attorney generalThe HillMerrick Garland civil rights record questioned by activistsThe Washington Times stories: NewsQuestions the GOP Should Ask Merrick GarlandAmerican Greatness|
|Energy||Opinion: Texans Are Reaping What Republicans Have SownPOLITICUSUSAInterior Pick Haaland Draws GOP Ire Over Opposition to FrackingBloombergThe Ballad of Flyin’ Ted Cruz and his brave excursion to CancúnLas Cruces Sun-News‘China is going to play them’: Trump energy secretary says Biden plan won’t workWashington ExaminerFNC’s Hilton: Future of the GOP Is ‘Positive Populism’Breitbart.com||As Greg Abbott Blames Texas Chaos on Green Energy, Chuck Schumer Wants His Policies ProbedNewsweekBiden squeezed between promises to go green and bolster unionsPoliticoDeb Haaland’s past environmental activism promises a confirmation showdown before a panel led by two pro-fossil fuel senatorsBusiness InsiderJustin Haskins: Texas energy crisis – AOC, Green New Deal to the rescue? Here’s the truthFOXNews.comFNC’s Pirro: Biden ‘Unquestionably Committed’ to Putting America LastBreitbart.com|
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