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Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 2:21pm
The Treasury Department must turn over Trump’s tax returns to congressional investigators, the Justice Department says in a legal opinion that paves the way for their release after a yearslong fight. @ktbenner @katierogers @npfandos https://t.co/QKJQeirsW8

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 12:53pm
... to endorse a false narrative that they knew was not true in order to justify an effort to hold onto power even after his term ended.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 12:50pm
For all the understandable focus on Jan. 6, this reminds us that what was happening in the weeks leading up to it really was extraordinary too. A president of the United States who lost re-election by 7 million votes sought to pressure multiple government entities (contd)...

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 12:33pm
“Just say that the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me” and to congressional allies: Notes reveal more Trump pressure on the Justice Department to overturn a democratic election. ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/HKmd97MUQl

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 11:39am
@amyewalter @RachelVanD @CharlieCookDC @CookPolitical @nationaljournal Can’t think of any two people who are smarter, better informed or more insightful about politics than @amyewalter and @CharlieCookDC. Also, they’re both super great people. Congratulations to Amy and many thanks to Charlie for still sharing his wisdom in his new role.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 11:20am
RIP Carl Levin, who as a long-serving senator "scared the wits out of America’s biggest CEOs by demanding explanations for shadowy schemes that hid billions in profits overseas and avoided vast corporate taxes at home.” https://t.co/IqH8NlmN1S

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 11:14am
@RobbieGramer So far, Biden has not signaled whether there will be any retaliation.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 11:13am
Putin is forcing the US diplomatic mission in Russia to stop employing foreign nationals in any capacity starting next week, slashing personnel at the embassy and consulates by around 90% and leaving only a skeleton crew of U.S. diplomats. @RobbieGramer https://t.co/CPGkHbTVn2

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 11:07am
Trump is from Mars (aka the House) and Biden is from Venus (aka the Senate). @sbg1 https://t.co/XGHaHuw4wd

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 10:47am
The EU this week pulled ahead of the US in total vaccinations, adjusted for population. In July, it has given shots at four times the American pace — a turnabout that would have been hard to imagine in the spring. ⁦@ElianPeltier@josh_h https://t.co/COidAn7K0l

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 10:30am
Kyle Schwarber's June with the Nationals was the thrill of the season. Now he's leaving too. https://t.co/zSkqIb9pid

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 9:33am
Since Scherzer signed with the Nationals in 2015, no pitcher has accumulated more FanGraphs Wins Above Replacement than Scherzer’s 36.9. No one has struck out more batters than Scherzer — and it’s not even close. ⁦@chelsea_janes⁩ https://t.co/0vAjqife5t

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Friday Jul 30 - 9:11am
L.A. certainly knows it's taking D.C. for a ride... https://t.co/oMGZcM81dT


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Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 11:40pm
I know there are more important things to be upset about but this is a really depressing evening. https://t.co/nK4hTla800

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 3:29pm
Israelis age 60 and older will begin getting third covid vaccine shots next week, making it one of the first nations in the world to begin delivering booster shots amid a resurgence in infections. https://t.co/tyVStVv8nP

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 3:26pm
Most of the time, a 6.5% growth would warrant celebrations in the streets, writes @Neil_Irwin. Only in the weird economy of 2021 can it be a bit of a disappointment, reflecting a nation still struggling to complete a huge economic readjustment. https://t.co/8C5wstgRsm

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 2:54pm
"Do I look like a stupid person? That I’m just doing this for my health? I have better things to do”: @anneapplebaum takes Mike Lindell to lunch to visit the world of election conspiracy theories. https://t.co/tM9ouFTtDq

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 1:50pm
The number of LGBTQ elected officials continues to surge, growing by about 17% in the last year to nearly 1,000 nationwide — more than double the number just four years ago. Every state has at least one except Mississippi. ⁦@ShaneGoldmacherhttps://t.co/B87HMWJKI0

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday Jul 29 - 9:23am
Whipped, starved, battered with iron bars, electrocuted, ordered to crawl on all fours and bark like a dog: Saudi official's gruesome account of torture exposes the brutality of the Saudi regime. ⁦@IgnatiusPosthttps://t.co/FRoQzeiTB6

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 8:31pm
The Senate Republicans who backed the deal defied last-minute pressure from Trump who opposed the package without explaining why except saying it would be "a victory for the Biden administration."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 7:52pm
Senate votes to advance bipartisan infrastructure bill, with 17 Republicans joining every Democrat in the 67-32 vote, a major step forward for Biden's agenda. @ESCochrane @jimtankersley https://t.co/5i6TOOHBFK

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 4:09pm
Biden hails bipartisan Senate infrasructure agreement: "This deal signals to the world that our democracy can function, deliver, and do big things."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 12:28pm
Key Republican senators say they have resolved the biggest sticking points with Democrats on a far-reaching infrastructure bill and plan to vote to allow the package to advance, paving the way for action on a crucial piece of Biden’s agenda. @ESCochrane https://t.co/CC8azr0D3j

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 12:20pm
RT @NYTimesPR: 🏆 The @nytimes received a record number of @newsemmys nominations. https://t.co/SEjurfGHCW

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 12:18pm
RT @Poynter: Gannett, the largest newspaper company in the US, has sold 26 publications back to local owners. https://t.co/OPPgkAcXCX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 8:53am
Never mind that he lost. Nearly nine months after his defeat, the key to online GOP fundraising success can largely be summed up in the three words it used to identify the sender of a recent solicitation: “Trump! Trump! Trump!” ⁦@ShaneGoldmacherhttps://t.co/Q6gHcTKait

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday Jul 28 - 8:44am
In case there were doubts, the Justice Department clarifies the duties of a congressman: “Inciting or conspiring to foment a violent attack on the United States Congress is not within the scope of employment of a representative." ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/H5JmJUXI4T

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 8:41pm
RT @shearm: NEW -- Biden plan could force lots of inconveniences on federal workers who refuse to get vaccinated: regular testing, social distancing, mask requirements and restrictions on most travel, per administration officials https://t.co/dMt4CgnmJ4

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 6:51pm
A former intelligence contractor who disclosed details of the American drone warfare program to a reporter is sentenced to nearly four years in prison. ⁦@julianbarneshttps://t.co/8068KJZX1E

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 5:51pm
Thoroughly enjoyed this conversation about “THE MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTON” with @sbg1 and David Rubenstein for the @NYHistory, now part of a new podcast series released today: https://t.co/N7J27tFb5J

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 2:22pm
Here’s a terrific Times Insider interview of the wonderful @stavernise as she helps fill in for new papa @mikiebarb on the Daily. I can personally attest that Sabrina’s Russian truly is excellent — and so is her journalism and everything else about her. https://t.co/MMXZaasApQ

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 8:07am
RIP Mike Enzi, the genial conservative former senator from Wyoming who died in a bike accident. ⁦@JaceyFortinhttps://t.co/B3EyihSCmG

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Sunday Jul 25 - 9:58am
A conservative radio host in Tennessee who had expressed unwillingness to be vaccinated is now hospitalized with Covid pneumonia and urging his listeners to get the shots. @jesus_jimz https://t.co/hgX890J6zb

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Sunday Jul 25 - 9:50am
Are patty-flippers at McDonald's barred from switching to Burger King by onerous non-compete agreements, as Biden claims? Not quite, finds ⁦@GlennKesslerWPhttps://t.co/5FL9lsb5o3

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Sunday Jul 25 - 9:46am
Citing ⁦@amyewalter⁩, the venerable ⁦@danbalz⁩ notes that even if the Infrasructure bill passes it will likely be the last bipartisan achievement for a while not the start of a new era of cooperation. https://t.co/QnHgYCm30t

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jul 23 - 1:06pm
A month ago the number of covid patients at two U. of Florida hospitals in Jacksonville was down to 14. Now more than 140 are hospitalized with the virus, a tenfold increase over 5 weeks—and the most since the start of the pandemic. ⁦@PatriciaMazzeihttps://t.co/kDsx9SDcTg

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jul 23 - 11:44am
How is it Cleveland can decide to drop its old name and come up with a new one at the same time but it's taking the Washington Football Team two years to come up with a replacement for its abandoned name? Just askin'...

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jul 23 - 11:43am
After more than a century, Cleveland's baseball club will drop its "Indians" name and become the "Guardians" instead. ⁦@DavidWaldsteinhttps://t.co/t21nkP8bg1

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jul 23 - 11:41am
While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, most experts agree masks remain a wise precaution in certain settings for both vaccinated and unvaccinated. How often depends on personal health tolerance and vaccination rates. ⁦@taraparkerpopehttps://t.co/ZO0722OFxf

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jul 23 - 11:38am
Covid hospitalizations are trending upward in 45 states, most rapidly In parts of the country with relatively low vaccination rate like Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Nevada. ⁦@albertsun⁩ ⁦@amyswalkhttps://t.co/7biivpMDH2

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 22 - 8:00pm
After months of silence or rejection, some Republicans are suddenly pressing the public case for covid vaccines. ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/ps1niscdCI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 22 - 10:33am
Initial claims for state jobless benefits rose last week to about 406,000, an increase of 14,000 from the previous week. https://t.co/fbdKdUxIkG

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 22 - 10:24am
“The people of this country want a change and the Internet is helping us fight for it”: For the first time in the 62-year history of the revolution, the notion that Cuba's Communist Party enjoys the immutable support of the citizens had been shattered. https://t.co/anHxfteUvG

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 22 - 9:44am
Turmoil in Haiti? Another opportunity to make money for Washington's K Street lobbyists and consultants. ⁦@kenvogel⁩ ⁦@Nataliekitrohttps://t.co/93wo6BTg4X

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 22 - 9:21am
"They're hungry. You remember when you were hungry?" RIP Harry Rosenfeld, the editor who supervised Woodward and Bernstein during Watergate and defended them against efforts to turn the story over to other reporters. ⁦ https://t.co/tqCE6H5fQh

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jul 20 - 8:25am
Some 30% of Americans say they haven’t gotten the covid vaccine and most of them are hard no’s — not even their own doctor would persuade them, they say in @axios @Ipsos poll. @margarettalev https://t.co/Lq3gaHO8He

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jul 19 - 6:59pm
In all seriousness, congratulations to the all-star team of @PhilipRucker and @CarolLeonnig on their latest venture into Trump world. In whatever order, I'm looking forward to reading it!

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jul 19 - 6:57pm
Now this is a true conundrum: What do you do when you still have 100 pp left in the most recent excellent ⁦@CarolLeonnig⁩ book but her next sure-to-be-a-blockbuster (w/⁦@PhilipRucker)⁩ arrives? Do you put down No. 1 to dive into No. 2 or finish what you've started? https://t.co/OY3zFA6lqV


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jul 18 - 1:46pm
RT @Porter_Anderson: Media: @sbg1 to @brianstelter @ReliableSources (who's working on a book about #Trump with @peterbakernyt): "The truth is we're not done with the Trump story yet. Our book is going to be not about 2020 but [about] the Trump presidency. It's important for a historical record." https://t.co/M2cMhUEPNE


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jul 18 - 1:39pm
When it comes to voting rights, Democrats are winning headlines but Republicans are winning the legislative fights, writes ⁦@danbalzhttps://t.co/xEEbzid2oc

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jul 18 - 1:37pm
Both Trump and Biden backed the autocratic president of Haiti, only to see the country slide further into turmoil with his assassination. ⁦@Nataliekitro⁩ ⁦@michaelcrowleyhttps://t.co/fRbrNa5rRf

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jul 18 - 12:43pm
In California, 41 candidates have filed valid paperwork and met other requisites to appear on the recall ballot to replace Newsom, but the contest has less of the circus-like atmosphere of the last time around. ⁦@LATSeema⁩ ⁦@sherlyholmeshttps://t.co/oujnnZqFgk

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jul 18 - 12:17pm
The liberal 9th Circuit appeals court was overturned by the Supreme Court 15 out of 16 times this past term, by some measures the most reversals it has seen since 1985. ⁦⁦@DavidGSavage⁩ ⁦@mauradolanhttps://t.co/vQYK4klru3

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jul 17 - 11:27pm
Nationals-Padres game suspended after shooting outside Nationals Park. Four said to be shot. As players left the field, fans scrambled for cover. ⁦@dougherty_jesse⁩ https://t.co/B9k8715H0O

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jul 17 - 11:03am
Finished the terrific new book on covid by @yabutaleb7 and @damianpaletta and it's a revealing, must-read deep dive on how the Trump administration became overwhelmed by an historic pandemic. https://t.co/gvBTtkZI78 https://t.co/JkCCUfoGNH

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jul 17 - 10:42am
A "rogue unaccountable police force": Commerce Department unit searched employee emails and even their offices based on ethnic surnames or use of certain phrases in Chinese, Senate report finds. ⁦@CatieEdmondsonhttps://t.co/8wQDHApzqK

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jul 17 - 10:34am
Border officials encountered migrants nearly 6,000 times a day last month for a total of 188,829, the largest monthly number in recent history, increasing the pressure on Biden. ⁦@shearm⁩ ⁦@esullivannythttps://t.co/c9FiB3HuMy

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 4:05pm
RT @sbg1: I feel like there were a lot of people who expected this… https://t.co/eo1yQztwvB

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 4:05pm
Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan. https://t.co/wD7y8zzUu3

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 3:00pm
RT @washingtonweek: Joining @yamiche on tonight's #WashWeekPBS: @peterbakernyt @sahilkapur @TexasTribAbby @JasJWright Read more about this week's program here: https://t.co/k2CNbegAJf Watch tonight at 8/7c on your local @PBS station, or stream live on our website, Facebook or YouTube. https://t.co/6wQBDV4xIK


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 10:03am
RT @RobynDixon__: 566 political prisoners in Belarus today. The list keeps growing with raids all week on human rights groups and journalists. https://t.co/WmVfAOEkiB

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 10:01am
RT @washingtonweek: The battle over voting rights continues. Tonight @peterbakernyt, @sahilkapur, @TexasTribAbby & @JasJWright join @yamiche to discuss Texas lawmakers’ move to upend GOP voting legislation and the threat of rising #COVID-19 cases. Watch #WashWeekPBS at 8/7c on @PBS. https://t.co/pL5A5foo9T


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 7:30am
With covid spiking again, Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous, reimposes mask wearing indoors even for the vaccinated. ⁦@LukeMMoney⁩ ⁦@ronlin⁩ ⁦@melissamh_⁩ https://t.co/kGw3oqvBRa

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 10:58pm
This account comes from extensive reporting that @sbg1 has been doing for our own book on the Trump presidency to come out next year and adds to revelations in recent days by authors @MichaelCBender @CarolLeonnig and @PhilipRucker.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 10:51pm
RT @maggieNYT: This is a really good account of Milley’s real-time fears on military action, which were not illegal nuke launches but domestic use of the military after a summer of Trump calling for the insurrection act in cities and a potential strike on Iran @sbg1 https://t.co/0dTymLMdAS

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 10:49pm
RT @RohdeD: There were two “nightmare scenarios,” Milley told associates. One was that Trump would try “to use the military on the streets of America to prevent the legitimate, peaceful transfer of power.” The other was an external crisis involving Iran. ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/gmFbVpMgLS

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 9:00pm
Milley considered the Lafayette Square photo op his “Damascus moment,” a few short minutes of misjudgment that would haunt him forever. He considered resigning but instead decided to do his penance. “I’ll fight from the inside,” he told his staff.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 8:56pm
To avoid calamity, Milley been having morning phone meetings, at 8 a.m. on most days, with Meadows and Pompeo, what he called “land the plane” calls—as in, “both engines are out, the landing gear are stuck, we’re in an emergency situation."

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 8:53pm
Milley was also deeply worried that Trump would instigate military conflict with Iran before leaving office. “If you do this, you’re gonna have a fucking war," he warned. How close did we come to war? "Very close."

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 8:48pm
Shades of Nixon and Schlesinger: In Trump's final days in office, Milley fretted about a military coup and instructed generals to check with him before carrying out any illegal orders from the White House. ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/YiFTvbgRmX

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 1:59pm
Looking forward to this Sunday’s New York Times Book Review with this great cover featuring three first-rate writers focusing on space exploration, past, present and future: @JeffShesol @WalterIsaacson and @nickschmidle https://t.co/iIYh9SnTaN


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 1:53pm
Breyer tells @JoanBiskupic that he hasn’t decided whether to retire from the Supreme Court as liberals have been pressuring him to do. He cites two factors in this deliberations: "Primarily, of course, health. Second, the court.” https://t.co/kUvWROrFmL

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 1:51pm
“We need to leave the country”: Powerful first-hand story of China’s persecution of the Ugyhurs by one of their leading poets. https://t.co/xaUel8iEQB

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 1:29pm
“Use all possible force to facilitate his election”: Apparent Kremlin papers reviewed by @guardian show Putin personally approved operation to help elect Trump. A Trump win “will definitely lead to the destabilisation of the US’s sociopolitical system.” https://t.co/4npHq9efC7

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 1:00pm
Along the way, Trump confirms that he appointed Milley only to spite Mattis, who recommended another candidate. "I often act counter to people's advice who I don’t respect," he says of the man he appointed secretary of defense.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 12:33pm
Trump denies contemplating a coup but adds that "if I was going to do a coup, one of the last people I would want to do it with is General Mark Milley."

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 14 - 9:13pm
@BeschlossDC These are still on the wall of the NYT bureau among other classic Washington images taken by the paper's long roster of amazing photographers.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 14 - 10:15am
Russia records its highest-ever daily death toll from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, logging 786 deaths on Wednesday as the country battles the surging Delta variant. https://t.co/YGAmntcpDG

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 14 - 9:30am
CNBC rates Virginia as America's top state for business in 2021. https://t.co/zv50J1MIuS

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 4:28pm
RT @carolynryan: Just hosted the champ! - Natl spelling bee champion Zaila Avant-garde at @nytimes newsroom. Amazing person. https://t.co/nmrha07gm1


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 4:08pm
Biden to nominate Jeff Flake as ambassador to Turkey, picking a Republican who broke with Trump long before others did.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 3:29pm
With the latest inflation report, a new fear takes hold inside the Biden White House: Maybe Larry Summers is right. As for Summers, he says he is now even more worried than he was originally. @morningmoneyben https://t.co/qYTf0OOLd8

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 3:26pm
Just days after Biden called Putin and demanded that he act to shut down ransomware groups that are attacking American targets, the biggest of them has gone off-line. The mystery is who made that happen. @SangerNYT https://t.co/YbjOVdpbaH

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 12:31pm
The return of sharks to the waters off Cape Cod is a cascading conservation success story. But you may need a bigger boat. @sarahl_sax https://t.co/pbmEUPmwvC

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 11:35am
Eagerly digging into the much-awaited ⁦@MichaelCBender⁩ book on Trump's historic election defeat -- and refusal to accept it. Out today: https://t.co/v6w2OZdFcO https://t.co/xT9McfDYwO https://t.co/T4rpYnLV0h


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 8:42am
China is now the top trading partner for at least eight Latin American nations and 19 in the region are participating in the Belt and Road Initiative. ⁦@jakesNYThttps://t.co/8mjnOHLoHS

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 8:39am
Inflation climbed by 5.4% in the year through June, the largest year-over-year gain since 2008. @jeannasmialek https://t.co/MLVJZdvETE

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 8:29am
Youngkin refuses to participate in Virginia gubernatorial debate because the moderator gave $250 to a bipartisan Clinton-Bush Haiti earthquake relief fund. ⁦@LVozzellahttps://t.co/iKkblhNCkq

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 12 - 2:09pm
Pro-Trump lawyers seek to minimize their role in election lawsuit as federal judge mulls sanctions. @joshgerstein https://t.co/GaUTSCfcal

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 12 - 1:07pm
Voters chose boring over bombast. And even Biden admits that sometimes he gives "a boring speech." But after four years of Trump, it may be part of Biden's appeal. ⁦@shearmhttps://t.co/zzMlCMQ07D

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 11 - 12:52pm
RT @BeschlossDC: First launch from Cape Canaveral, July 1950: #NASA https://t.co/Ek60vtjcmF


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 11 - 11:01am
Among the stars who gathered in Plains, Ga., to celebrate the Carters' 75th anniversary were Bill and Hillary Clinton after many years of friction between the Democratic luminaries. ⁦@marycjordan⁩ ⁦@sullivankhttps://t.co/2D8O8mzC5G

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 11 - 10:58am
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space plane lifts off from New Mexico as billionaire entrepreneurs race to make spaceflight seem unexceptional. ⁦@kchangnythttps://t.co/MaxDL23B81

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 11 - 10:42am
"An Ugly Truth," the new book about Facebook by the fabulous tech chroniclers @sheeraf and @ceciliakang, "adds a trove of rich detail that will be important in the ongoing assessment of social media’s impact on society and democracy," writes @Sbenkelman https://t.co/QSo36wyzxf

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 12:08pm
Couldn’t be prouder! https://t.co/PZcoi3zMu8

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 12:07pm
RT @washingtonian: We congratulate this year's Washington Women in Journalism Award recipients @NorahODonnell, @sbg1, @Yamiche, and @KarenAttiah for their significant contributions to journalism. https://t.co/tbpCNdEXnM

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 12:07pm
Got a chance to read “One Mighty and Irresistable Tide” by @jialynnyang over the Fourth, a perfect book for when we think about America and what it means. She puts our current immigration conversation in smart historical context. https://t.co/DzDVoVp1cG https://t.co/qXxPB5gpJR

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 10:03am
In Southern California, many South Vietnamese veterans see stark similarities between the US pullout 46 years ago and Afghanistan today: a swift withdrawal, an enemy defying peace deals and a local government with little support. @David_Philipps https://t.co/c0tqDUc4xj

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 9:59am
As American forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the Taliban is on the march. In the last two months, it has seized at least 150 of the nation's 400 districts. @Tmgneff Asad Timory https://t.co/MTicYmVpXv

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jul 8 - 9:38am
With history against him and his achingly narrow congressional majorities at stake, Biden's not waiting until 2022 to begin campaigning for 2022 midterms. @EliStokols https://t.co/Za1VvLihCH