Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Monday Dec 5 - 2:03pm Trump, today: "The Fake News is actually trying to convince the American People that I said I wanted to 'terminate' the Constitution." Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Monday Dec 5 - 2:03pm Trump, Saturday: "A Massive Fraud of this type and magnitude allows for the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution." Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Monday Dec 5 - 12:57pm Billions of dollars in federal Covid-19 relief went to hospitals that didn’t need it, while the program failed to meet the needs of many that were struggling, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis. @_melaevans @mcgint https://t.co/3JNhxgLWWk Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Monday Dec 5 - 11:17am More than 200 Ukrainian cultural sites have been partially or completely destroyed as Russian forces try to wipe out Ukrainian identity. At the Kherson art museum, thousands of works were stolen, including all the paintings by Ukrainian artists. @iglovetthttps://t.co/MpVeCEz92b Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 5:08pm Stephanopoulos: "You can’t come out against someone who’s for suspending the Constitution?”
Republican congressman: “Well, he says a lot of things, but that doesn’t mean that it’s ever going to happen." Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 5:06pm RT @troy_senik: I will make one—and only one—pitch for you to gift a copy of A Man of Iron for the holidays: 92% of reviewers at Amazon (where it's an Editor's pick for "best history") give it either 4 or 5 stars. And I'm quite confident that the other 8% are all people I've personally wronged. https://t.co/ou95wowgdE
Link to Image Peter Baker 1 day ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 5:03pm Trump calls for "termination" of the Constitution so that he can be restored to power and most Republicans, like McCarthy, say nothing. @MaggieAstor https://t.co/4I6FW90xHv Peter Baker 2 days ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 11:54am RT @sbg1: Looking forward to this>>> https://t.co/salyD6P8Pw Peter Baker 2 days ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 11:54am @cspan@BookTV@sbg1 Looking forward to the discussion about "THE DIVIDER: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021," w/@sbg1 Peter Baker 2 days ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 10:57am "Our last roll of the dice": A new generation of Gandhi sets out on a 2,000-mile walk across India to bring his family's once-powerful party back from a path to irrelevance in national politics. @sameeryasir https://t.co/uImbtj8wjk Peter Baker 2 days ago:   Sunday Dec 4 - 9:19am In "The Great Air Race," @johnlancasterA1 tells the story of Billy Mitchell and the early days of aviation. @JamesFallows calls it "delightful," adding that he has read a lot of aviation books "but almost everything in this tale was new to me." https://t.co/8f561rRoQV Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 1:03pm RT @sbg1: Certainly prefer to avoid getting sucked into Trump-generated Trump news cycles, but worth noting that former / aspiring future POTUS now on record calling for abandoning the Constitution when it suits him. Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 12:48pm RT @sbg1: Such a great pod conversation today with @JaneMayerNYer@eosnos ranging from the John Birchers of old to the Mar-a-Lagoers of today.
Hope you can listen to our latest Political Scene podcast: https://t.co/zgaMpUnmQa Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 12:46pm @RyanLizza@rachaelmbade@EugeneDaniels2 Re-upping our story from a couple days ago about how Trump, who has always flirted with the political fringes, is embracing the most extremist elements in American society even more than ever as he seeks to reclaim office. https://t.co/1VjgCtZAVX Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 12:44pm @RyanLizza@rachaelmbade@EugeneDaniels2 Needless to say, can't think of a time in the United States when a former president (and would-be future president) has called for suspending the Constitution to let him seize power. Even after all the shocks of the last few years, this one is remarkable. Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 12:37pm Trump calls for the "termination" of the rules in the Constitution so as to cancel the election he lost and return him to power. @RyanLizza @rachaelmbade @EugeneDaniels2 https://t.co/xvyf5WhwKU Peter Baker 3 days ago:   Saturday Dec 3 - 11:13am The Iranian government has stepped up its efforts to kidnap and kill government officials, activists and journalists around the world, including in the United States. @shaneharris @smekhennet @yjtorbati https://t.co/a3b6fiDHkj Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 2:58pm RT @JoyceWhiteVance: Reupping this article, which discusses reporting in @peterbakernyt & @sbg1's book that Trump wanted his generals to be more like Hitler's & show absolute loyalty. No American president should want anything remotely like what Hitler had. https://t.co/y2D1io1uqX Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 2:58pm "We’ve always joked, If Iowa doesn’t have the caucuses, are we Nebraska?" The traditional launching pad for presidential campaigns faces the end of its first-in-the-nation status. @tripgabrielhttps://t.co/uKHZsM9f1Z Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 9:35am Employers created 263,000 jobs last month, only a slight drop from the revised figure of 284,000 for October.
The unemployment rate was steady at 3.7% while wages have risen 5.1% over the year, more than expected. @lydiadepillishttps://t.co/AUVMi9V2rk Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 9:31am "The flash flood of defiance suggests that Mr. Xi’s next years in power could be more contested and turbulent than had seemed plausible even a month ago," writes @ChuBailiang. His hold on the elite is unassailable, on other parts of society less so https://t.co/1EIoxHKOX5 Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 9:05am Inspector general inquiry "did not identify misconduct" in the selection of Comey and McCabe for highly intrusive IRS audits under Trump although it did find some deviations in the rules. @nytmike https://t.co/yYOrNTDjOR Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 11:11pm Trump sends video statement of support to fundraiser for Jan. 6 defendants, underscoring just how much he has aligned himself with extremist forces that used to be outside the mainstream of American politics as he seeks to reclaim the White House in 2024. https://t.co/FXAmXzzlqP Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 7:21pm Russian shells crash down on power infrastructure in Kherson again, knocking out electrical service that had only recently been restored to the southern city’s beleaguered residents. @mattmbigghttps://t.co/6bGzqmKVwc Peter Baker 4 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 6:37pm RT @dansewell: “With Donald Trump, it was never over.”
So ends “The Divider,” by @peterbakernyt and @sbg1 , & my odyssey through 12 Trump books (all written by objective, fact-checking journalists).
Now for a change of pace from @StephenKing
Will it be as scary? https://t.co/3tcWdqFOSN
Link to Image Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 1:14pm @jmeacham No one did but it eventually came down to a vice president presiding over the count, in this case John Breckinridge -- who was actually one of Lincoln's defeated rivals. But as @jmeacham writes, "Breckinridge did his duty," and declared "Abraham Lincoln duly elected." (3) Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 1:12pm @jmeacham Gen. Winfield Scott vowed not to let Lincoln's foes interfere in the count, declaring that anyone who tried would be "lashed to the muzzle of a twelve-pounder and fired out a window of the Capitol." (2) Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 1:10pm In his new book, "There Will Be Light," @jmeacham reminds us of another time the Electoral College vote count was in peril. In 1861, some feared that insurrectionists would attempt to disrupt the count in Congress to keep Lincoln from taking office. ... (1) Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 10:42am RT @sbg1: Quite the metric https://t.co/8NQXnfqZ5A Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 8:20am On the eve of the State Dinner, Biden and Macron dined with their wives at Fiola Mare on the waterfront. @KannoYoungs https://t.co/TZvOb61UDi Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 8:16am As Biden hosts Macron for tonight's State Dinner, tensions over economics complicate the relationship between the US and France. @arappeport @AnaSwanson @jimtankersley https://t.co/TsZlEwGP8J Peter Baker 5 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 10:23pm After years of legal fights, a House committee now has access to Trump's tax returns. @charlie_savage https://t.co/g7yXEGWYKp Peter Baker 6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 12:38pm "We are allies who are not aligned": As Macron arrives for tomorrow's State Dinner with Biden, tensions in the relationship underscore the visit, particularly over Ukraine. @NYTimesCohenhttps://t.co/P3Qa8r4T0R Peter Baker 6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 12:05pm China's Jiang Zemin, who presided over the capitalist transformation begun under Deng and amassed political influence that endured long past his retirement, giving him a big say in picking Xi, dies at 96. @ChuBailiang @miwine https://t.co/0gplNf9Ogg Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 29 - 12:52pm Biden summons congressional leaders to the White House to urge them to intervene in railroad labor dispute, saying that it was “not an easy call” but necessary because the economy would be “at risk” if trains shut down. @shearm https://t.co/hZtsKAtpuQ Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 29 - 11:45am While the Justice Department has described Fuentes as a white supremacist, that barely begins to capture the range of inflammatory views he has expressed denigrating Black people, Jews, women, LGBTQ Americans, Muslims and immigrants. @IanPrasad https://t.co/LfwTp38Lo0 Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 9:48pm RT @11thHour: Fallout over Trump's dinner with a white nationalist- Hundreds of thousands of ballots already cast in the GA runoff election- & the aftermath of FTX's crypto collapse
@SRuhle@peterbakernyt@ruthbenghiat@CFColemanJr@bluestein@JuanitaTolliver@stuartpstevens@kenvogel@rinsana Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 6:03pm Biden calls on Congress to immediately "adopt the tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators – without any modifications or delay – to avert a potentially crippling national rail shutdown." Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 3:25pm Trump's dinner with Fuentes comes as little surprise to those who worked for him and regularly heard him deploy racial and ethnic stereotypes behind closed doors. Just one example from "THE DIVIDER: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021," w/@sbg1 https://t.co/F1415Wr4Dv
Link to Image Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 2:07pm You may have enjoyed your turkey over the weekend, but the government in Ankara would prefer you call their country Türkiye from now on. Not everyone has gotten the memo, as @vmsalama reports. https://t.co/lAx964iXeN Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 1:53pm RT @KannoYoungs: Biden has encouraged governors to follow his lead in pardoning those convicted of state possession crimes. But he also declined to pardon those charged federally with “intent to sell” or trafficking small amounts of marijuana — actions well within his power. https://t.co/KeZyYVhkQF Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 1:53pm @LBJLibrary@sbg1@nytimesbooks Looking forward to it! Thanks for having us. Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Monday Nov 28 - 1:17pm Biden's mass pardon for non-violent marijuana possession charges made a political statement but only covers a sliver of those with records because most convictions are state crimes unaffected by federal clemency. @KannoYoungs @shearm https://t.co/4WW2cha4ok Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Sunday Nov 27 - 12:36pm While the U.S. and France had similar per capita road fatality rates in the 1990s, Americans today are three times as likely to die in a traffic crash. @emilymbadger @aliciaparlap https://t.co/o29SEiMJjD Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Sunday Nov 27 - 10:43am "If we allow Putin to continue, he will become the Stalin of the 21st century": Ninety years after the Holodomor, Ukraine faces a dark, cold and hungry winter imposed by Russian invaders. @MarcSantoraNYT @CassVinograd https://t.co/AUNL44jDWQ Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Sunday Nov 27 - 10:35am In 1960, just 13% of American households had a single occupant. But that figure has risen steadily and today it is approaching 30%. For households headed by someone 50 or older, that figure is 36%. @DanaGoldstein @gebeloffnyt https://t.co/6Glg8WHMDY Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Sunday Nov 27 - 10:09am Come January, 10% of the Senate will be named John or Jon -- surpassing the current number of Hispanic and Black senators. @marialuisapaulr https://t.co/aPiyOrWQXi Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Sunday Nov 27 - 10:03am A sucker for Larry McMurtry novels who plays “In a Sentimental Mood” and reads next to the record shop so he can listen to everything from Willie Nelson to the Grateful Dead: A talk with @ProfDBrinkley as he publishes "Silent Spring Revolution." https://t.co/5M4N3dWCgQ Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 8:55pm Nine months into the war, the West’s fundamental unpreparedness has set off a mad scramble to supply Ukraine with what it needs while also replenishing NATO stockpiles. @StevenErlanger @jakesNYT https://t.co/eUhY6bDHk8 Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 2:59pm Got a chance to read "Becoming FDR" by @jonathandarman and it's an inspiring story told in captivating fashion. In dark times, it's reassuring to remember that adversity can propel people to greater things.
https://t.co/Q7B4UDXXTkhttps://t.co/eu3CGoknsZ Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 2:26pm RIP Irene Cara, the Academy Award-winning singer who performed the electric title tracks in two aspirational self-expression movies of the 1980s, "Flashdance" and "Fame." @holpuch https://t.co/KgLvIybtY3 Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 12:28pm A third of the roughly 350 Western-made howitzers donated to Ukraine are out of action at any given time, underscoring the challenges in equipping forces resisting Russian invaders. @johnismay @Tmgneff https://t.co/8EE90QISse Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 12:10pm Sanctions may finally be catching up with Russia. Tax revenue from the non-oil and gas sector fell 20% in October compared with a year earlier, while retail sales fell 10% in September and cargo turnover 7%. @CatherineBelton @RobynDixon__ https://t.co/0KpxIFrJUf Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 11:47am RT @sbg1: So great to talk politics each week with great @NewYorker colleagues @JaneMayerNYer@eosnos and hear them dish on interviewing Biden, scooping in Ronald Reagan’s White House and more.
Episode 2 of our new pod up now.
LISTEN: https://t.co/9GBFnJYxzG Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 11:30am A rave review from @continetti for "The Peacemaker," the "masterly" new history of Reagan's handling of the Cold War. https://t.co/56nH9fiVw7 Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Saturday Nov 26 - 11:03am RT @sbg1: ‘Particularly vivid and revelatory…’
Thanks @gideonrachman for naming The Divider w/@peterbakernyt one of the @FT best books of the year! https://t.co/0xNfmhuYK1 Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 5:21pm @benryanwriter@ChrisCarrollDC@sbg1@maggieNYT Thank you so much! Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 5:16pm RT @benryanwriter: @ChrisCarrollDC@peterbakernyt@sbg1@maggieNYT Agreed! I’m almost done with The Decider and there’s so much more to learn about the recent history of the presidency. And there’s the very relevant question of whether this will be the future as well. Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 2:56pm Trump dines with Nick Fuentes, who is termed a white supremacist by the Justice Department, has denied the Holocaust and has compared Jews burnt in concentration camps to cookies in an oven. @jonathanvswanhttps://t.co/wg5KdpyG3k Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 2:09pm "Not quite a worst-case scenario but it's pretty close": The US and Iran enter a new era of direct conflict as Tehran balks at renewing its Obama-era accord, steps up nuclear activities and makes common cause with Putin's Russia. @SangerNYT https://t.co/OTa3UMCerH Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 2:06pm A generation of Republicans follows the template Palin helped create but the forces she unleashed have left her behind. @jwpetersNYT https://t.co/yU1mhqYQgI Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 2:00pm Hospital patients being evacuated from Kherson as Russia steps up its daily bombardment of the southern port city it retreated from two weeks ago. @MarcSantoraNYT@enjoli_ https://t.co/Ok85VT4rKb Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 1:11pm Many thanks to the great @gideonrachman for including "THE DIVIDER: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021," w/@sbg1, among the @FT Best Books of 2022. https://t.co/mIBuyYDqwH Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 12:36pm RT @Victorshi2020: Gen Z prevented a red wave & we’re only getting started. That’s why I’m excited to be launching “On the Move” — a daily show about Gen Z, politics, culture, & everything in between. Premieres 11/28 @ 8am PT/11am ET. Subscribe below to watch👇
Link to Image Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 12:22pm @DeanMarchick@sbg1 Thank you, what a lovely Thanksgiving gift! For anyone interested in the modern presidency, I would similarly recommend the new @DeanMarchick book "The Peaceful Transfer of Power," a look at a remarkable American tradition we took for granted but has added resonance these days. Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 10:54am @ChrisCarrollDC@sbg1@maggieNYT Thanks so much, really appreciate it. Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 7:23pm Justice Department is seeking to question Pence as a witness in connection with its criminal investigation into Trump’s efforts to stay in power after he lost the 2020 election and he's open to considering the request. @maggieNYT @nytmike https://t.co/t9yGnXoDSZ Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 10:20am How a night of mingling with Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry and Beyoncé got New York's Rep. Maloney in hot water as ethics investigators look at whether she improperly solicited an invitation to the Met Gala. @npfandos https://t.co/R1fBl9MRRU Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 10:13am Overall, 10 House Republicans have either introduced or sponsored a total of 21 articles of impeachment against Biden and his top officials since the start of the administration. @lukebroadwater https://t.co/FI5q16V4vH Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 10:05am Just in time for Thanksgiving, a little upbeat news for a change. @keithrichburg focuses on the "promising green shoots of democracy that may have gone unnoticed in the cascade of daily news," from Kenya to Malaysia. https://t.co/5SUoXym0DP Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 9:44pm Before assuming we know what the 2024 election will look like, it's worth remembering that two years before the 2016 election everyone was buzzing about Rand Paul as the Republican rising star, @sbg1 reminds us. https://t.co/GGZWlNXOwX Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 5:42pm While Biden has appointed more judges at this point in his presidency than even Trump, that record comes with a significant caveat: While the overall numbers are somewhat larger, his nominees have been more at lower level courts. @AaronBlake https://t.co/9xB0lqAuWG Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 5:18pm After six years and multiple journeys through the courts, Trump's tax returns may at long last about to be turned over to Congress following a flat refusal by the justices to stop it. @charlie_savage https://t.co/h80b44R0Bt Peter Baker 1 week ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 5:10pm @harrylitman@talkingfedspod@sbg1@USCAnnenberg What a fantastic conversation about "THE DIVIDER: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021," w/@sbg1 with such a super-smart host -- and how fun to be able to meet so many terrific young students at @usc in person. Thanks @harrylitman for a great visit. Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 3:27pm For smart holiday reading, try this remarkable series on the growth of sports betting by all-star team @EricLiptonNYT@kenvogel@emilysteel@joedrape@waltbogdanich@bymarkwalkerhttps://t.co/7vuIfWbUQehttps://t.co/2HiNfY8vuShttps://t.co/e8RVhZi8l0https://t.co/qV7eUDmmON Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 2:31pm By the midterms, Landrieu had traveled to 37 cities and spoken to every governor except DeSantis and Abbott about infrastructure spending plans, and even those two had their chiefs of staff meet with him. "They all want the money." @KannoYoungs https://t.co/qsqpjpqE1y Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 2:17pm RT @POLITICO_Steve: Of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Trump in Jan. 2021, 2 are coming back to Congress: Reps. David Valadao (#CA22) and Dan Newhouse (#WA04) https://t.co/rWRAKa6QuU Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:32pm Roberts hoped to bolster the court's legitimacy through narrow consensus rulings. But his court has gotten away from him. The latest term saw at least one dissent in 72% of signed decisions in argued cases, the highest in four decades. @adamliptak https://t.co/dbs7CAXF0o Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:19pm RT @nancook: White House press secretary Karine Jeanne-Pierre on Nov. 18: "They have decided to make this wedding private. It is a family event. It is -- and we are going to respect Naomi and Peter's wishes." https://t.co/zOI2HOOqr1 Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:19pm RT @katierogers: I had reporting in Oct about Vogue being tapped to cover this and I was waved off. Official explanation is that Vogue wasn’t there the day of. Loophole = the family staged a “wedding at the WH” shoot beforehand.
“Private” per @PressSec = not for the White House press corps. https://t.co/TbiuNpR1qV Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:18pm RT @AshleyRParker: I spent four years covering the Trump WH and two years covering the Biden WH. What’s fascinating is that they both lie, albeit in v different ways. Trump team was shameless, whereas Biden team is too cute by half. https://t.co/AphB967gHE Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:18pm RT @kchangnyt: @JohnFMcBride1@peterbakernyt@nytimes If someone offered me a free ride, that's a different question. NYT ethics policy aside, that would be hard to turn down. It could be "exposure therapy" for me. https://t.co/ktkXC5LcnR Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 1:16pm Now even student journalists face harassment for their writing as online mobs seek to intimidate or punish high school and college reporters, leaving them fearful of publishing pieces that will provoke a backlash. @TaylorLorenz https://t.co/zes1ZUYjjp Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 11:19am Would @nytimes space ace @kchangnyt want to fly to the moon? "I used to," he says. "Then I saw 'First Man'" about Apollo 11 and "I remembered I’m afraid of heights and I’m claustrophobic, so those rockets may not be the best for me." https://t.co/5otkQsaexD Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 11:04am What do you call your in-laws? According to YouGov poll, 29% call their in-laws by their first names, 17% refer to them as Mom or Dad and 9% use Mr., Mrs. or Ms. The rest aren't sure or don’t have relationships with in-laws. @TarrantGretchen https://t.co/v45abb1jUf Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 6:42pm RT @nytpolitics: "The reality is that a special counsel was never going to be accepted by Mr. Trump or his most fervent supporters as a credible, independent investigator," @peterbakernyt writes. https://t.co/hineJUBVbS Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 1:31pm As it happens, the Supreme Court, often seen as a collection of elders, is having something of a youth movement. After several retirements and deaths, the four most recently confirmed justices are all still in their 50s. Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 1:29pm The current generation of leadership has held power so long that all but 2 of the major party presidential nominees since 1996 (Obama and McCain) were born between 1942-48. Three of the last 5 presidents were born within 2 months of each other in 1946 (Bush, Clinton and Trump). Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 1:26pm As Biden becomes the first octogenarian in the White House, some interesting generational factoids: The 117th Congress now finishing its term is the oldest in history with nearly one in four members over 70. https://t.co/YrQEPZfaPC Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Nov 20 - 10:42pm RT @Indira_L: I’m guest-hosting one of my favorite shows on Monday~@NPR’s @1a 🎉
•reforming the US electoral system,
•crisis in Haiti, and
•love, loss, and food in Italy in the Netflix hit show, “From Scratch”
Join us 10am-12pm on @wamu885 or your local NPR station! 📣🎧 https://t.co/odrBeZJSU9 Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Nov 20 - 10:47am Biden turns 80 today, making him the first octogenarian in the White House. He is not eager to showcase the milestone publicly but it comes at a moment of generational change as Pelosi and her leadership team passes the torch to younger successors. https://t.co/YrQEPYXzY4 Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Nov 20 - 8:54am @apalmerdc@chucktodd@MeetThePress@BrendanBuck@KimberlyEAtkins Should be fun! Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 4:49pm Ticket splitting declined to the lowest point of any midterm since at least 1990, with just 7.4% compared to 24.6% that year. @lisakashinsky @jsscppr https://t.co/302fUDKv4K Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 4:37pm "People in their 80s commonly experience declines; we shouldn’t be naïve about that. And at the same time, there is so much variability." @SherylNYT interviews aging experts as Biden turns 80 tomorrow. https://t.co/0mKihLMXUE Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 4:31pm In appointing a special counsel to investigate Trump, Garland was, in theory at least, trying to insulate the matter from politics as much as possible. But Trump was never going to let that happen. https://t.co/wFNIVISAds Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 1:23pm As Naomi Biden marries today, @ronshafer1 recalls the White House wedding of Alice Roosevelt, whose father famously once said, "I can do one of two things. I can be president of the United States or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both!” https://t.co/7V89uVrPft Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 12:33pm L.A.'s outgoing Mayor Garcetti, tapped 16 months ago to be Biden's envoy to India, has waited far longer for confirmation — nearly 500 days — than all others picked to be ambassadors. @RaineyTime@dakotacdsmithhttps://t.co/vrZzPmwrTm Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 12:49am RT @sbg1: And here it is. Take a listen: https://t.co/4116r4jPbx Peter Baker 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 19 - 12:49am RT @sbg1: Just taped episode one of new @NewYorker Political Scene pod with fab Washington colleagues @JaneMayerNYer @eosnos. We’ll be doing this every Friday…! https://t.co/V1Frc15l2j