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What Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - So what does a 50-50 Senate get President-elect Joe Biden? Washington has barely had time to process the implications of Democratic control after two Georgia...
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Slight Relief from Illinois' Predatory Government

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Among all the bad policy coming out of Springfield, Ill., let's celebrate the occasional glimmer of good sense. But first, some background:Illinois's legislature passed...
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Biden Relief Plan Is a Trojan Horse for Liberal Agenda

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

President-elect Joe Biden just unveiled his proposal for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. Democrats insist it is targeted to respond to the crisis and only full of...
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Biden Taps Gensler as SEC Chairman, Chopra as CFPB Director

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden has picked a pair of veteran regulators strongly backed by progressive Democrats to lead two key Wall Street watchdogs, signaling that his...
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Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the...
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Joe Biden faces challenges in call for unity

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Joe Biden ran for president on the promise of uniting the country. As he prepares to preside over a nation still bitterly divided over an election that led to violence and...
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How to Flatten the Democratic Party During the Next 4 Years

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Trump made a colossal tactical blunder by telling his supporters to fight vote fraud in the streets. That led to last week's excesses, and the biggest crackdown on...
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These Kansas Republicans Should Resign

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The former Kansas governor is a Democrat, so she knows all about being disappointed in elections. That can never mean canceling Americans' votes.
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The Challenge of Biden's First Days

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

At times it might alienate a few Democrats.
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Graham asks Schumer to hold Senate vote on canceling impeachment trial

Graham asks Schumer to hold Senate vote on canceling impeachment trial

11 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

Sen. Lindsey Graham asked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a letter on Sunday to support a vote to dismiss the House's article of impeachment against President Donald...
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Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Alexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning... Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...

Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money to... Read more ...

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead...

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead Of MLK Day

Georgia Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit at Martin Luther King Jr.'s spiritual home for a sermon honoring the civil rights icon and calling for his work to continue. Read more ...

Former Trump Official Mocked For Claiming That The President Has No Platform Now

Former Trump Official Mocked For Claiming That The President Has No Platform Now

"I remember when Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address via tweet," one critic said of Hogan Gidley's comments about Trump's social media ban. Read more ...

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Records Show Trump Allies' Fingerprints on DC Rally

Members of President Trump's failed reelection campaign played key roles in orchestrating the rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an AP... Read more ...

Health officials confident Biden will deliver on promise of 100 million...

Health officials confident Biden will deliver on promise of 100 million vaccines in 100 days

Two of the nation's top infectious disease experts said Sunday they are confident that President-elect Joe Biden will meet his goal to administer 100 million vaccinations in... Read more ...

Trump should be denied intelligence briefings, Rep. Schiff says

Trump should be denied intelligence briefings, Rep. Schiff says

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that President Donald Trump should be barred from daily intelligence briefings immediately - and remain cut off from briefings... Read more ...