Politics

January 29

10:35 AM CT — The Guardian: Trump says he is ‘more angry’ than ever as he tries to revive White House bid

David Smith / The Guardian: — Speech to Republicans in New Hampshire as ex-president becomes first to hit the 2024 campaign trail — Donald Trump, the former US president, tried to get his spluttering White House bid off the launchpad on Saturday …

10:20 AM CT — Wall Street Journal: Israel Strikes Iran Amid New International Push to Contain Tehran

Wall Street Journal: — Israeli, American officials discuss new ways to combat Iranian operations — Israel carried out a drone strike targeting a defense compound in Iran, as the U.S. and Israel look for new ways to contain Tehran's nuclear …

10:05 AM CT — NBC News: Never again: How a ‘lesson of 2011’ shaped Biden's no-negotiation stance on debt limit

Sahil Kapur / NBC News: — The Obama-Biden White House agreed to negotiate with Republicans on the debt ceiling. It brought the U.S. economy to the brink of disaster — and the president and vice president vowed to change their posture.

10:00 AM CT — Politico: Time for ‘national conversation’ on policing, Durbin says

David Cohen / Politico: — Senate Judiciary Chair Dick Durbin said Sunday that the brutal footage of Memphis police beating Tyre Nichols demonstrated the need for “a national conversation” on law enforcement. — Speaking on ABC's “This Week,” …

06:30 AM CT — Wall Street Journal: The Covert Polish Repair Shop Patching Up Ukrainian Arms

Wall Street Journal: — Poland has set up a major repair operation aimed at returning damaged Ukrainian artillery and armor to the battlefield — WARSAW—In a sprawling factory complex surrounded by derelict buildings, hundreds of technicians …

06:25 AM CT — New York Times: Kharkiv Got Some Breathing Space, but Still Doesn't Breathe Easily

New York Times: — For the past four months, residents have slowly trickled back into the reclaimed city. But signs of the conflict — and the chance that it might return — are everywhere. — By Michael SchwirtzPhotographs by Lynsey Addario

January 28

08:30 PM CT — New York Times: To Fix Its Problems in Ukraine, Russia Turns to the Architect of the War

New York Times: — President Vladimir V. Putin is on his third overall commander in Ukraine. But his military's fundamental issues have not been addressed, Western officials say. — WASHINGTON — Gen. Valery V. Gerasimov …

07:55 PM CT — New York Times: Paul Pelosi Attack Suspect Tells TV Station He Has No Remorse

Eduardo Medina / New York Times: — The man accused of assaulting the husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a disturbing surprise phone call to the station on Friday, the same day footage of the attack was made public.

07:20 PM CT — NBC News: Trump kicks off his 2024 campaign: ‘We are at the brink of World War III’

Jonathan Allen / NBC News: — Donald Trump took aim at President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, U.S. foreign policy and undocumented immigrants Saturday as he kicked off his bid for a return to the White House with campaign stops in New Hampshire and South Carolina.

06:40 PM CT — Politico: Trump hits DeSantis: He's a Covid skeptic phony

Meridith McGraw / Politico: — COLUMBIA, S.C. — Since announcing in November, Donald Trump had an unconventional start to his third presidential campaign: He did not campaign at all. — That's now changing, and part of the reason the former president is holding …

03:20 PM CT — New York Times: Trump's Evolution in Social-Media Exile: More QAnon, More Extremes

New York Times: — The former president, now free to post again on Facebook and Twitter, has increasingly amplified far-right accounts on Truth Social. Experts on extremism worry that he will bring this approach to a far wider audience.

03:05 PM CT — Politico: At the Pentagon, push to send F-16s to Ukraine picks up steam

Politico: — A contingent of military officials is quietly pushing the Pentagon to approve sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine to help the country defend itself from Russian missile and drone attacks, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions.

03:05 PM CT — New York Times: How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System

Rebecca Robbins / New York Times: How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System — AbbVie for years delayed competition for its blockbuster drug Humira, at the expense of patients and taxpayers. The monopoly is about to end. — In 2016, a blockbuster drug called Humira was poised to become a lot less valuable.

02:35 PM CT — New York Times: How an Oligarch May Have Recruited the F.B.I. Agent Who Investigated Him

Rebecca Davis O'Brien / New York Times: — The bureau tried to court Oleg Deripaska, a Russian aluminum magnate, as an informant. Instead, one of its own top agents may have ended up working for him. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation tried …

01:25 PM CT — The Guardian: Pro-western Petr Pavel sweeps to landslide win in race for Czech presidency

Robert Tait / The Guardian: — Champagne flows as former general defeats billionaire populist rival Andrej Babiš by largest margin in the country's history — Petr Pavel, a retired general and former senior Nato commander …

12:50 PM CT — Wall Street Journal: Biden Hones Policy Themes, Campaign Plans for Re-election Effort

Wall Street Journal: — President assembles a campaign staff and prepares for fundraising ahead of expected formal announcement in March or April — How Presidential Documents Are Supposed to Be Archived — Created with sketchtool.

12:20 PM CT — Axios: Historians take on misinformation in U.S. history

Russell Contreras / Axios: — Some of the nation's top historians are going after lies and misinformation about U.S. history in a new book. … Historians say that's a dangerous path. — Misinformation about U.S. history also has spread on social media, historians say.

11:50 AM CT — New York Times: Trump Tries a New Campaign Tack: Small-Scale

Michael C. Bender / New York Times: — At two events on Saturday, Donald J. Trump is embracing more traditional campaigning as he struggles to maintain support for his third White House bid. — COLUMBIA, S.C. — Donald J. Trump campaigned during his first presidential race …

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