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January 20, 2022
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"New Year, New Biden."

In This Episode

Joe Biden marks one year in office with a two-hour press conference, Run For Something’s Amanda Litman joins to talk about the local races that could help prevent the next coup, and Donald Trump’s
legal troubles pile up.


Show Notes


Biden’s One Year 

  • WaPo: 5 takeaways from President Biden’s news conference
  • Reuters: Biden blasts Republicans, asks party to name what it stands for
  • Axios: Highlights from Biden’s marathon 2-hour press conference
  • Politico: Biden’s first year: A tale of two presidencies
  • ABC: Biden’s report card: 1 year in, accomplishments and stalled prioritie
  • CNN: Joe Biden enters the second year of his presidency looking for a reset after a tumultuous first 12 months
  • WaPo: The long slide: Inside Biden’s declining popularity as he struggles with multiple crises
  • CNN: Biden leaves Democrats hanging as midterms burst into full swing
  • Politico: Biden’s first-year report card: just like Trump’s
  • AP: Tracking Biden’s 1st-year progress delivering on promises
  • AP: Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats
  • Gallup: Biden Year One Approval Ratings Subpar, Extremely Polarized
  • Bloomberg: The Highs and Lows After Biden’s One Year in the White House


Run for Something 

  • WaPo: How Republicans became the party of Trump’s election lie after Jan. 6 (1/5/22)
  • ProPublica: Heeding Steve Bannon’s Call, Election Deniers Organize to Seize Control of the GOP — and Reshape America’s Elections
  • NYT: Steve Bannon Is On To Something
  • TheHill: Secretary of state races come under red-hot focus
  • Elle: Far-Right Extremists Are Mobilizing To Take Over Local Offices. Here’s How To Stop Them
  • ABCDenver: Colorado Secretary of State sues again to block Mesa County clerk from overseeing 2022 elections


Trump’s Legal Woes 

  • WaPo: N.Y. attorney general alleges Trump’s business inflated property values, wealth statements
  • NYT: N.Y. Attorney General Outlines Pattern of Possible Fraud at Trump Business
  • Forbes: Trump Organization Forced To Hire Outside Firm To Ensure Compliance With Subpoenas
  • Don Jr. tweet
  • Insider: NY attorney general says Donald Trump falsely inflated the value of his Trump Tower apartment by claiming it was 3 times its actual size
  • Insider: The Trump Org claimed an apartment was worth $25 million while also offering it to Ivanka Trump for $8 million, New York AG alleges in fraud case
  • Maggie Haberman tweet
  • Letitia James tweet
  • Insider: At his Arizona rally, Trump played a supercut of NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his real estate company for fraud, labeling her an ‘unhinged liberal’
  •  Court Filings from the AG’s office
  • Newsweek: Donald Trump Caught in Pincer Move Following ‘Significant’ Updates to Jan. 6, Fraud Probes
  • CNN: Former Trump administration officials hold call to strategize against former boss’ efforts in 2022 and 2024
  • CNN: A year after leaving office, Trump looks to 2022 to rebrand his legacy
  • NYT: Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Giuliani, Digging Into False Vote Fraud Claims
  • NYT: Trump Sues New York A.G. in Bid to Stop Inquiry Into His Business