Shane Goldmacher

Shane Goldmacher


New York Times national political reporter, Ex-@NYTMetro @POLITICO, @NationalJournal and @latimes. SF Giants fan. shane.goldmacher@nytimes.com

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“We’ve lost more from not doing enough to quote-unquote stop the steal than Jan. 6"

Just How Bad Is It Out There for Democrats? I take a look at the various measures in today’s NYT newsletter.

Ken Griffin, Republican megadonor, buys first-edition copy of Constitution for more than $43 million

Weekly jobless claims plunge to 199,000, the lowest level since 1969

Increasingly, aggressive campaigns and PACs will say almost anything to maximize clicks and cash. Another recent example:

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is expected to step down, sources say

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NEWS: The Trump operation refunded $122 million — more than 10% — of what it raised online in 2020. Prechecked boxes withdrew $$$ weekly from unwitting supporters. Scores were ensnared. Fraud claims to banks soared. My investigation into what happened:

This White House briefing room slide lists as "goals" 100,000 to 240,000 deaths. Breathtaking.

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The president’s lawyer, earlier today: “Let’s have trial by combat”

Folks, this Bernie Sanders campaign ad with Barack Obama ad is gonna be a talker Airing in FLORIDA now

NEW: ActBlue processed more than $6 million in donations between 4pm and 6pm

NEWS: Democratic donors shattered ActBlue's all-time record for donations in an hour after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Democrats gave $6.2 million in the 9 pm hour. Then they broke the record again in 10 pm hour. More than $100,000 per minute.

Trump’s description of a cognitive test is mesmerizing

This is the NRCC's homepage prechecked donation box right now. Unchecking makes supporters a "DEFECTOR"

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That is a stat from Biden I have not heard: More cops have died from Covid this year than those on patrol

NEW: As budget bill hangs in limbo, Kyrsten Sinema is in Europe this week. Her team had reached out for fund-raising meetings in London and Paris.

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