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Peter Baker
15 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 6:42pm
Trump Justice Department secretly obtained phone records from ⁦@nakashimae⁩ ⁦@gregpmiller⁩ ⁦@adamentous⁩ of ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ and tried to obtain email records over reporting on Russia’s role in 2016 election. ⁦@DevlinBarretthttps://t.co/DH7d0iLbTC

Peter Baker
19 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 2:14pm
The problem of course is we're still 8.2 million jobs below the pre-pandemic peak and at this rate it would take a lot longer to get back to there.

Peter Baker
21 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 12:01pm
@PatcohenNYT The new numbers were a surprise to experts and raise significant concerns about the slowing of the job growth. At the same time, for context, 266,000 net new jobs is still more than were added in all but two months of the Trump presidency pre-covid. https://t.co/bQ2bWiRz9e

Peter Baker
21 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 11:49am
Federal grand jury indicts Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. @ktbenner https://t.co/SwjJPSVID5

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 11:45am
Amnesty International has re-designated Navalny as a “prisoner of conscience,” months after its controversial move to strip him of the label over his past nationalist and anti-immigrant rhetoric. https://t.co/80xLB4vkdC

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 11:36am
More than 300,000 more Americans may have died of covid than reported, according to a new analysis of excess mortality. @DavidLawler10 https://t.co/sz039ZxHGi

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:57am
Afghan militants suspected in case of Russian bounties on US soldiers worked for Russian intelligence for more than a decade and traveled to Moscow in 2019, US intelligence agencies found. ⁦@charlie_savage⁩ ⁦@EricSchmittNYT⁩ ⁦@mschwirtzhttps://t.co/riR9euEKal

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:51am
Liz Cheney was alarmed by Trump before Jan. 6. Behind the scenes, she was the one who orchestrated the unprecedented statement by every living defense secretary (including her dad) warning Trump not to use the military to keep power, ⁦@sbg1⁩ reports. https://t.co/lWxrQ499gD

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:44am
While states like Virginia abolish the death penalty, South Carolina is going the other direction, poised to bring back the firing squad as an alternative to lethal injection. ⁦@RichardFausset⁩ ⁦@RaRhttps://t.co/vrCym7ht5u

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:21am
Employers in the US added 266,000 jobs in April, fewer than expected, confounding rosy forecasts and sharpening debates over how best to revive a labor market severely weakened by the pandemic. @PatcohenNYT https://t.co/QwvlvClyx0

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 10:00am
RIP Jonathan Bush, the brother and uncle of presidents and the last of his generation in one of America's most prominent political dynasties. Whenever I spoke with him, he was a gracious and generous explainer of his famous clan. https://t.co/HKeP3TmDSW

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Friday May 7 - 9:54am
The EU has administered at least one vaccine shot to 26% of its population compared with 45% in the US, 52% in Britain and 60% in Israel. But it is finally speeding up and expects to catch up to the US by July. ⁦@chicoharlan⁩ ⁦@michaelbirnbaumhttps://t.co/cZoCbvZ4lU

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday May 6 - 10:17am
Russian authorities in recent weeks have accelerated their crackdown on the remaining shreds of independent media left in the country. @Damelya_HRW https://t.co/y1q0OYpoRl

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:29am
"There was a big battle in here. You can take pictures": Defense attorneys for Jan. 6 defendants get a tour of the crime scene -- which just happens to be the United States Capitol. ⁦@lukebroadwater⁩ discovered a tour in progress. https://t.co/8EGN7OQIc5

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:21am
Despite Russia's statement that it was pulling back from the Ukraine border, Moscow has withdrawn only a few thousand troops and close to 80,000 remain, according to US officials. ⁦@helenecooper⁩ ⁦@julianbarneshttps://t.co/QZvzc20II3

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 10:19am
The @nytimes added 301,000 net new digital subscriptions across News, Cooking, Games and Audm in the first quarter with 167,000 net new digital News subscriptions, bringing the total to 7.8 million paid subscriptions across all digital and print products. https://t.co/y9GeZKgED4

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 9:23am
Facebook's Oversight Board upholds the ban on Trump, ending any immediate return by the former president to mainstream social media and renewing a debate about tech power over online speech. ⁦@MikeIsaachttps://t.co/vQMzsCnyt3

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 9:20am
Births in the US declined by about 8% in December compared with the same month the year before, meaning the pandemic did not spur the baby boom many expected, at least in its early months. ⁦@stavernisehttps://t.co/ty99clHwyU

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 9:03am
"Lincoln in Private" by ⁦@ronaldcwhitejr⁩ is "an intimate character portrait and fascinating inquiry into the basis of Lincoln's energetic, curious mind," writes ⁦@AndrewFLanghttps://t.co/acW5d1ADIQ

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 4:12pm
RT @Gottemoeller: Many thanks to @carnegienpp @PerkovichG for hosting my discussion with @peterbakernyt on my upcoming memoir “Negotiating the New START Treaty”! You can watch the recording here: https://t.co/0fHCKEhshH

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 12:42pm
@katierogers Seven fabulous years!

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 9:39am
@jswatz Congratulations to @jswatz one of the classiest and smartest journalists around. Big loss for us, big get for Texas.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 9:33am
And the 22 top states (including DC) are all blue states while the bottom 17 are all red states (if you include Georgia which has historically been red, though it flipped last year), reinforcing how covid has come to be just one more part of our national divide.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 9:28am
Top five states in vaccines are all in New England (NH, Mass, Vt, Conn, Maine) while the five at the bottom are in the West and South (Idaho, Wyo, Ala, La and Miss), per this ⁦@WSJ⁩ chart. https://t.co/oP0NsC84k9


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Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 8:47am
Congratulations to ⁦@Yamiche⁩ Alcindor on being named host of ⁦@washingtonweek⁩! Like Gwen Ifill and ⁦@costareports⁩ before her, she will make Friday nights must-see TV for anyone looking for calm and civil insight about the week's news. https://t.co/wk2gTyQKaD

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 4:34pm
Out tomorrow: “Lincoln in Private,” by @ronaldcwhitejr, on the oft-overlooked private meditations in scraps of notes he kept over the years. A fascinating look into the interior life of our 16th president. https://t.co/aQoAv4dyNF https://t.co/QJtiXFQgzU

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 2:04pm
RT @CarnegieEndow: In February, the Biden administration extended the New START treaty with Russia for another five years, buying time for future arms control with Russia. Join us tomorrow as @Gottemoeller talks to @peterbakernyt about lessons from negotiating New START: https://t.co/lkbStxIcH8

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 1:43pm
While many schools debate requiring the vaccine, one Miami private school went the other direction -- it threatened teachers' employment if they got inoculated. And in the process, it became a haven for anti-vaxxers. ⁦@PatriciaMazzeihttps://t.co/qxcVPD4ani

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 1:25pm
Poll: Millennials are more resistant to getting the covid vaccine than other generations, women are more likely to refuse than men, Black Americans are more reluctant than whites and rural residents are more opposed than urban and suburban dwellers. https://t.co/CRBllbEak8

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 12:32pm
RT @BakerInstitute: WATCH: The authors of "The Man who Ran Washington, The Life and Times of James A. Baker III,” @peterbakernyt and @sbg1, headlined this year’s @BushHoustonLit Celebration of Reading. They joined @KPRC2Khambrel to discuss the book and #Baker's legacy: https://t.co/TYvG5xWafM

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday May 3 - 12:27pm
With vaccination rates slowing, herd immunity now looks increasingly out of reach, meaning that covid will be with us for the foreseeable future, though with many fewer hospitalizations and deaths. ⁦@apoorva_nyc⁩ https://t.co/QgDrOfIlCF

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Sunday May 2 - 12:03pm
The chief of Saudi intelligence began secret talks last month with a senior Iranian security official in Baghdad aimed at defusing tensions that have roiled the Middle East for decades. ⁦@NYTBen⁩ ⁦@farnazfassihi⁩ ⁦@janearrafhttps://t.co/Lzaa7XIeW4

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 3:43pm
@dougherty_jesse Serious question: If you cut the cord and don't have cable, is there any way to watch the @Nationals? @MLB TV doesn't work if you live in the city that actually cares the most about the team.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 3:37pm
RT @nytimes: Worldwide, the number of new coronavirus cases has more than doubled in two months. 👉 India now accounts for more than 40 percent of the world’s new cases. 👉 Six countries in South America rank among the top 20 for Covid deaths per capita. https://t.co/CgOqD1B0ze

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 10:08am
"Mike was the best of America": ⁦@TheRealBuzz⁩ Aldrin remembers his Apollo 11 crew mate Michael Collins, who passed away this week at age 90. https://t.co/UhvnJx2tjM

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Saturday May 1 - 9:55am
A look back at how America endured the 1957 pandemic, which killed more young people proportionately than covid. ⁦@nfergushttps://t.co/qpV8aUccKT

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 4:01pm
After Putin restricts the number of Russians allowed to work at embassies of “unfriendly” countries, US embassy in Moscow forced to cut most visa services for Russians and eliminate non-emergency consular services for Americans. https://t.co/Se8HySH5OG

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 11:38am
RT @sbg1: Gripping. Read it all. Thanks @vermontgmg https://t.co/DnEeObJqXw

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 11:34am
The Russian lawyer Ivan Pavlov was defending Navalny in an "extremism" case. So the Russian authorities arrested him. ⁦@antontroianhttps://t.co/NY9PRdX9VO

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 10:11pm
RT @Gottemoeller: Delighted to discuss my upcoming book on #NewSTART with @nytimes' @peterbakernyt and @carnegienpp colleagues at @CarnegieEndow on May 4th at 3pm EDT! You can register for the event here: https://t.co/0fHCKEhshH

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 11:59am
The effort by Cuomo’s office to obscure the nursing home death toll was far greater than previously known with aides repeatedly overruling health officials over a span of at least 5 months. ⁦@jdavidgoodman⁩ ⁦@jessemckinley⁩ ⁦@dannyhakimhttps://t.co/UWLaNZ9ilf

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 11:24am
Biden appears convinced the country is at an inflection point and he can bring along the American public even if he can't bring along Republicans in Congress, writes ⁦@GeraldFSeibhttps://t.co/NcZ9Z3sEAI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 11:03am
To anyone who remembered last year’s Democratic primaries, the president’s first address to a joint session of Congress sounded as if Elizabeth Warren, and not Biden, had won. ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/9bZ6l1U661

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 29 - 11:02am
Biden's program represents a fundamental reorientation of the role of government not seen since the days of LBJ's Great Society and FDR's New Deal. But is a deeply polarized country and nearly dead-even Congress ready to embrace a more activist government? https://t.co/o0kqPMVvQs

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 1:40pm
U.S. authorities don't test adult migrants for the coronavirus in jam-packed border processing centers, creating a potential for new transmissions even among migrants who may have arrived healthy at America’s door. ⁦@FrancesRobles⁩ ⁦@mirjordanhttps://t.co/72kysrZObV

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 1:27pm
Investigators also searched his office, people close to the situation now confirm to our colleagues. Both searches were conducted at 6 am.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 1:16pm
His memoir, "Carrying the Fire," was perhaps the best of the astronaut accounts from the pioneering era of the space program: “If a count were taken, the score would be three billion plus two over on the other side of the moon, and one plus God only knows what on this side."

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 1:14pm
RIP Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronaut who remained in orbit around the Moon while Armstrong and Aldrin touched down. He was, for a time, the most alone that any human has been in history. https://t.co/Oc0P5pdmE0

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 12:48pm
@WRashbaum @benprotess @maggieNYT Prosecutors and FBI agents had sought to obtain a warrant for Giuliani’s phones for months but were blocked by Trump appointees. After Garland was confirmed, he lifted the objections.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 12:46pm
Federal investigators execute a search warrant at Giuliani’s New York apartment, stepping up a criminal investigation into his dealings in Ukraine. @WRashbaum @benprotess @maggieNYT https://t.co/5L18UOrTaa

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 10:36am
"We're holding the weight of the war": With Biden's decision to pull out, troubled and undersupplied Afghan security forces face challenges defending what territory remains under government control. ⁦@Tmgneff⁩ ⁦@NajimRah⁩ ⁦@cjchivershttps://t.co/iTC5QgKwG8

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 28 - 9:19am
Like Reagan in 1981 or Clinton in 1996, Biden's address to Congress tonight could represent a turning point in the perennial American debate about the proper role and size of government, writes ⁦@DoyleMcManushttps://t.co/or3sMqbjaR

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 11:03am
"It definitely doesn't feel like we won": Many Afghanistan veterans are glad to see troops return home. Yet they wonder if the blood and treasure were spent in a war that, if not a loss, wasn't a victory, write ⁦@MPhillipsWSJ⁩ ⁦@nancyayoussefhttps://t.co/jSCf6ubFTP

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 10:47am
Since 2010, the population of Washington DC has shot up 14.6%, nearly double the national rate, from 602,000 to 690,000. That makes the city more populous than Vermont and Wyoming. ⁦@Meagan_Flynn⁩ https://t.co/8mHnIDksIL

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 10:01am
Newsom’s star dimmed in California this summer as criticism of his response to the pandemic intensified, and he now finds himself fighting for survival. ⁦@philwillon⁩ ⁦@TarynLunahttps://t.co/70UiEbs72k

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Apr 26 - 9:43am
With baseball only allowing in limited numbers of fans, it's never been easier to catch a foul ball. ⁦@andrewlbeaton⁩ ⁦@JoshRobinson23https://t.co/JXhFHBgcsw

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Apr 26 - 9:36am
Almost half a year after Trump's loss, a new GOP-ordered audit of votes in Arizona has become a snipe hunt for skulduggery that has spanned a court battle, death threats and calls to arrest the elected leadership of Maricopa County. ⁦@miwinehttps://t.co/wtwzgV8RRw

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 8:25pm
As this year's Oscars are announced, ⁦@maureendowd⁩ points out that as great as it is that our movies are so serious and worthy, we're also missing fun, romance, whimsy, excitement, adventure and happiness. https://t.co/SaYFW7FzNp

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 2:15pm
@SusanPage It’s the eternal cycle in Washington — when the rebels become the leaders, it looks a lot different from the speaker’s chair. https://t.co/EKqVZoQjK3 https://t.co/OL7mKfgMXF

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 2:14pm
@SusanPage the “knucklehead” conservatives in Boehner’s case … and the “purist” progressives in Pelosi’s, who in their view cared more about making noise than passing legislation, rendering compromise that much harder. (4)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 2:14pm
@SusanPage … and Boehner defying fellow Republicans by exposing scandals at the House bank and post office. Then after each became speaker, they found themselves vexed by the wings of their own party … (3)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 2:13pm
@SusanPage They’re vastly different characters of course but one parallel is striking — how both arrived in Congress challenging the establishment of their party, with Pelosi forcing her way into the all-male leadership of the Democrats … (2)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 2:13pm
Reading both “Madam Speaker,” the new @susanpage biography of Nancy Pelosi, and “On the House,” the new memoir by John Boehner, in the same week is a fascinating study in modern Washington. (1)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 11:58am
A majority of Americans in polls believe Biden has returned the presidency to a more normal state. “The best thing about Joe Biden is I don't have to think about Joe Biden," one voter told ⁦@NBCNewshttps://t.co/AJNOZh4itD

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 10:34am
Biden is doing far better with the public than Trump as he approaches the 100-day mark, per⁩ poll, but otherwise has the lowest net approval at this stage of any president going back to Eisenhower. ⁦@danbalz⁩ ⁦@sfcpoll⁩ ⁦⁦@EmGuskhttps://t.co/y7rN5buT4Z

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 10:29am
"We really can't become the party of a cult of personality," Liz Cheney told donors on a virtual fundraising call that ⁦@DraperRobert⁩ was able to listen in on. "It's a really scary phenomenon we haven't seen in this country before." https://t.co/04Gplo25XY

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 25 - 9:35am
.⁦@ktumulty⁩ has produced a "deeply researched and compellingly crafted biography" in her new book "The Triumph of Nancy Reagan," writes ⁦@BarbaraPerryUVAhttps://t.co/fcObNNzYug

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 2:40pm
@andrewdansby @sbg1 This in advance of next Thursday’s “Celebration of Reading 2021” sponsored by the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation that will also feature fellow authors @elinhilderbrand, Matthew @McConaughey, @MarkSullivanBks and George W. Bush. https://t.co/sQ6CoiFHj4

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 2:32pm
"Ostensibly a biography, the book also reads like a history, particularly in its presentation of an eventful era in American politics and international activity...” @andrewdansby writes about "THE MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTON” (w/@sbg1). https://t.co/ily3sFspfJ

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 12:49pm
Smithsonian to reopen seven museums and the National Zoo next month, starting with the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center on May 5, the 60th anniversary of Alan Shepard becoming the first American in space. ⁦@PeggyMcGlonehttps://t.co/rosa0tfIfz

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 12:37pm
Defying Turkey, Biden breaks with precedence and declares the slaughter of Armenians a century ago a genocide: "We remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide." ⁦@katierogers⁩ ⁦@carlottagallhttps://t.co/dbYeDxqp1D

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 12:10pm
RT @washingtonweek: @JoshNBCNews @ToluseO @SusanPage @PierreTABC @peterbakernyt ICYMI: @SusanPage joined guest moderator & @nytimes Chief White House Correspondent @peterbakernyt to discuss her new book “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi & the Lessons of Power” on the ongoing Washington Week bookshelf series on Friday’s #WashWeekPBS Extra. https://t.co/PfYtQftubL

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 11:50am
For Armenians, vindication appears near amid reports that Biden may recognize the genocide. “We’ve been an oppressed people persecuted for hundreds of years and I think for somebody to acknowledge that pain is really meaningful." ⁦⁦@lila_seidman⁩ https://t.co/vz1tme0jo8

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:43am
In his conflict with the West, Putin depends on the threat of escalation. "This is theater, in part. But it is theater that is important for our system." ⁦@antontroianhttps://t.co/1k9tBDK5Jo

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:40am
While Biden gathered world leaders to talk climate, the limits were clear: Australia, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Russia made no new pledges to cut down on oil, gas or coal. And China says cooperation will hinge on other disputes. ⁦@SominiSenguptahttps://t.co/TRt1LXAHdz

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:35am
Israelis are partying like it's 2019, write ⁦@SBHendrix⁩ and ⁦@shira_rubin⁩. With most adults vaccinated and new infections down to just 140 a day from a peak of nearly 10,000, the beaches, restaurants, bars and concert halls are full again. https://t.co/0lHpazVef9

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:29am
As Biden reversed himself on a campaign promise to significantly increase the refugee cap, his administration repeatedly contradicted itself as it tried to explain the policy shift--which it later claimed wasn’t a “change in policy." ⁦@RiegerReporthttps://t.co/0MAjgoTRjz

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:21am
SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station and the crew has boarded. With 11 astronauts now on the station, it is the most populated it has been since the shuttle era. ⁦@wapodavenporthttps://t.co/JIsGz3ZXp6

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:15am
Baker and Lee Hamilton, who co-chaired Washington's last big bipartisan commission, also talked about the need for a similar bipartisan investigation of Jan. 6 in this @hamiltonlugar school talk with @sbg1 https://t.co/Nz4wilqib6

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:12am
While some in the GOP oppose the Afghanistan pullout, James Baker supports it: “I admire the fact that President Biden had the courage to end up and say we’re going to get out of Afghanistan. It’s time to do that.” ⁦@tarapalmeri⁩ ⁦@dlippmanhttps://t.co/xvyf5WhwKU

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 24 - 10:06am
Along the Canadian border, a vast vaccine disparity: In southern Ontario's Niagara region, just 2% are fully vaccinated while in Erie and Niagara counties on the US side 32% have been. ⁦@a_coletta⁩ ⁦@emilyrauhalahttps://t.co/rpeR1vLtqG

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 7:43pm
RT @JoshNBCNews: Excited to join @washingtonweek tonight on @pbs with guest host @peterbakernyt & my friend @ToluseO. We’ll be diving into two major stories from this week: Race & policing after the Chauvin verdict, and the global climate summit. Tune in at 8p ET!

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 5:57pm
RT @washingtonweek: @SusanPage joins the #WashWeekPBS bookshelf to discuss “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi & the Lessons of Power” with guest moderator & @nytimes Chief White House Correspondent @peterbakernyt. Stream it live online at 8:30/7:30c.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 5:26pm
RT @washingtonweek: Don't miss @peterbakernyt guest moderating tonight's #WashWeekPBS at 8/7c on @PBS! https://t.co/xgo1cZvBJL

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 5:19pm
A great conversation hosted by the @hamiltonlugar School at @IndianaUniv today with Jim Baker and Lee Hamilton, who headed one of the last of the major bipartisan commissions in Washington, about Jan. 6, accountability and partisanship in America. @sbg1 https://t.co/4LkYBcmjF7

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 4:09pm
RT @washingtonweek: Tune in now to @WTOP for guest moderator & @nytimes Chief White House Correspondent @peterbakernyt previewing tonight’s #WashWeekPBS. https://t.co/bHbLl45P56

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 3:49pm
Recently finished “Demagogue” by @LarryTye, a powerful and richly rendered biography of Joe McCarthy with new insights and research. Learned a lot I didn’t know. The paperback version comes out next week. https://t.co/IIEJ8fA2eb https://t.co/VeyZMRhezP

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 2:35pm
Biden has pledged a drastic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but the White House hasn’t set any specific targets yet for agriculture, which accounts for 10 percent of all US emissions. @RyanMcCrimmon https://t.co/0tNHEGQQ5b

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 1:09pm
Fact check! https://t.co/muh2uFloxA

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 1:08pm
RT @washingtonweek: Joining guest moderator @peterbakernyt on tonight's #WashWeekPBS: @JoshNBCNews @ToluseO @SusanPage @PierreTABC Read more about this week here: https://t.co/NZ4wqQVX0M Watch tonight at 8/7c on your local @PBS station, or stream live online on our website, Facebook or YouTube. https://t.co/afbU2JqtKm


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 11:50am
RT @michaelluo: .@nyhistory is featuring the work of Bruce McCall, who has done 77 @newyorker covers. His "King Kong Call" is one of my absolute favorites. https://t.co/lUXyUMSJRV https://t.co/fehBivYbmF


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 11:48am
RT @washingtonweek: Don’t miss it! @SusanPage will discuss her new book “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi & the Lessons of Power” with guest moderator & @nytimes Chief White House Correspondent @peterbakernyt on the #WashWeekPBS Bookshelf tonight at 8:30/7:30c. Stream it live online.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 11:29am
Some of those companies that cut off contributions to Republicans who supported overturning the democratic election are now resuming their donations. @sbg1 https://t.co/3SDB0XHpfu

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 11:24am
Biden to make first overseas trip in June, heading to Britain for the G7 summit and then Brussels for a NATO summit, White House announces.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 10:21am
Navalny ends hunger strike in Russia after receiving medical attention. ⁦@AndrewKramerNYThttps://t.co/5sw3vxlDHh

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 10:03am
The ordinary flu all but vanished during the pandemic as Americans took precautions that, as a side benefit, kept them safer from influenza. Just 2,000 cases have been recorded since September, less than 1% of the normal number. ⁦@collinskeithhttps://t.co/PFTtqKXjgU

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 9:21am
LBJ used the shock after Selma to push through the Voting Rights Act. Does the George Floyd case mark another moment when another president can translate national revulsion into policy change? ⁦@danbalzhttps://t.co/D15iSoGhej

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 9:00am
Virginia's McAuliffe way ahead of a diverse field of Democratic primary opponents as he seeks to return to the governor's mansion, mustering 47% support in a new poll with no other candidate reaching double digits. ⁦@SchneiderGhttps://t.co/nijitonAp5

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 22 - 3:27pm
RT @sbg1: They’ve come a long way from hiding things with Little Green Men https://t.co/HsoDQ24EIq

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 22 - 2:58pm
“Everything will be all right,” Navalny said in a handwritten note to Yevgenia @albats . “And, even if it isn’t, we’ll have the consolation of having lived honest lives.” @anneapplebaum on the Russian opposition leader standing up against power. https://t.co/vxsPu2WxHS