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11:15 AM ET, November 24, 2016

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Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Trump turning away intelligence briefers since election win  —  President-elect Donald Trump has received two classified intelligence briefings since his surprise election victory earlier this month, a frequency that is notably lower — at least so far — than that of his predecessors, current and former U.S. officials said.
Charles M. Blow / New York Times:
No, Trump, We Can't Just Get Along  —  Donald Trump schlepped across town on Tuesday to meet with the publisher of The New York Times and some editors, columnists and reporters at the paper.  —  As The Times reported, Trump actually seemed to soften some of his positions:
Kurt Schlichter / Townhall.com:
Be That Obnoxious Conservative Uncle At Thanksgiving  —  Thanksgiving is a magical time when families gather together in a traditional celebration featuring gratitude, joyous fellowship, and the cruel mockery of insufferable millennial relatives.  We are also seeing the rise of a new Thanksgiving tradition …
Dana Priest / New Yorker:
The Disruptive Career of Michael Flynn, Trump's National-Security Adviser  —  The first time I met Michael Flynn, whom President-elect Donald Trump tapped last week to be his national-security adviser, he was wearing the Army's weekend uniform—a baggy polo shirt and khaki pants …
FiveThirtyEight:
Demographics, Not Hacking, Explain The Election Results  —  According to a report Tuesday in New York Magazine, a group of computer scientists and election lawyers have approached the Hillary Clinton campaign with evidence they believe suggests the election might have been hacked to make it appear …
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Brandon Finnigan / BuzzFeed:
Why Trump Really Won Wisconsin And Pennsylvania
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:
Trump's Christmas ornament flooded with bad Amazon reviews  —  's $149 “Make America Great Again” hat Christmas ornament with bad reviews poking fun at the president-elect.  —  President-elect Donald Trump's campaign on Wednesday unveiled $149 “Make America Great Again” Christmas ornaments …
Discussion: RedState
Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
Trump to tap investor Wilbur Ross for Commerce secretary: reports  —  is expected to choose Wilbur Ross Jr. to become the next Commerce secretary.  —  Two senior-level Trump transition team sources told ABC News that Trump will select the billionaire, who is considered by many to be one of Trump's earliest supporters.
Eric Ham / The Hill:
Why the GOP shouldn't get too cocky after winning in November  —  The race for the White House has officially ended and by all accounts, the GOP scored a resounding victory.  —  In 2017, Republicans will control an overwhelming majority of governorships and state houses, along with the White House and Congress.
Philissa Cramer / Chalkbeat:
What a Betsy DeVos appointment can tell us about Trump's education plans  —  Update: President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Michigan philanthropist Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary.  —  DeVos, an advocate for school vouchers, has chaired the Michigan Republican party and played …
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Kathleen Gray / Detroit Free Press:
The numbers are in: Trump wins Michigan by 10,704  —  In the closest race for president in Michigan's history, Republican Donald Trump is hanging on to a 10,704 vote win over Democrat Hillary Clinton.  —  The Michigan Secretary of State posted results Wednesday that were submitted …
Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
Trump to accept corporate donations for inauguration: report  —  will relax donation restrictions on corporations and individuals to raise money for his inauguration, according to The New York Times.  —  But he will ban contributions from lobbyists, a follow-up to his team's purge of lobbyists from the transition effort.
Discussion: alan.com
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Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:   Trump to Accept Inauguration Funds From Corporations and Big Donors
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Trump adviser tells House Republicans: You're no longer Reagan's party  —  's economic adviser Stephen Moore told a group of top Republicans last week that they now belong to a fundamentally different political party.  —  Moore surprised some of the Republican lawmakers assembled …
Discussion: RedState
Paul Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
Trump Praised His Turkish Business Partner In A Call With President Erdogan  —  Dogan Holding, which owns Trump Towers Istanbul, has butted heads with Erdogan's government.  —  WASHINGTON When President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Nov. 9 …
Gabrielle Fonrouge / New York Post:
‘Suicide bomber’ squirrel sends anti-squirrel politician to hospital  —  A Chicago politician was seriously injured when he crashed his bike into a squirrel - and he wonders if the smash-up was an act of rodent revenge.  —  Howard Brookins Jr., an alderman for the city's 21st ward …
Discussion: Fox News
Ian Schwartz / RealClearPolitics:
Former Sanders Spokeswoman: “We Don't Need White People Leading The Democratic Party”  —  Symone Sanders, former spokeswoman for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, appeared on CNN Wednesday afternoon to weigh in on the future of the DNC and the Democratic party.
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Joe DePaolo / Mediaite:   Former Sanders Spox: 'We Don't Need White People Leading the Democratic Party'
KOB:
Business owner refusing service to Trump supporters  —  There has been so much divisiveness in the two weeks since the presidential election, but an Albuquerque business is going a step further by refusing to have any dealings with Donald Trump supporters.  —  Matthew Blanchfield runs 1st in SEO …
Rebecca Traister / New York Magazine:
Blaming Clinton's Base for Her Loss Is the Ultimate Insult  —  To say that the past two weeks — past two months, and perhaps two years — have been punishing for America's women and people of color is surely an understatement.  —  During the presidential campaign, many Americans …
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
9/11 mastermind: Al Qaeda favors ‘immigration’ to defeat USA  —  The jailed architect of 9/11 revealed that al Qaeda's plan to kill the United States was not through military attacks but immigration and “outbreeding nonmuslims” who would use the legal system to install Sharia law, according to a blockbuster new book.
Discussion: Jihad Watch, VDARE and TheBlaze
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
How to prevent Thanksgiving Armageddon  —  In my politically diverse extended family, Thanksgiving was always a happy version of “Crossfire” or “Firing Line,” the occasion for raucous debates over the future of our country.  My childhood and early teen years coincided with the 1960s, so the discussions sometimes got bitter.
Tod Palmer / Kansas City Star:
NCAA investigating alleged academic fraud at Mizzou  —  COLUMBIA  —  A former University of Missouri tutor has blown the whistle on alleged academic fraud within the school's athletic department.  —  Three months after closing an investigation into improprieties within the men's basketball program …
Bloomberg:
Soaring Consumer Confidence: Are Americans Happy It's Trump, or Just Happy It's Over?  —  On the surface, the message from the University of Michigan's final reading of consumer sentiment for November is that President-elect Donald Trump will fix what ails the nation — fast.
 
 
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J. David Goodman / New York Times:
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Esther Yu Hsi Lee / ThinkProgress:
Congressman says white supremacists and civil rights protesters are equally ‘disgusting’
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Ari Natter / Bloomberg:
Perry Bid for Trump Cabinet Raises Criticism Over Pipeline Role
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John Hinderaker / Power Line:
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Reuters:
Trump has not offered Carson U.S. housing post: spokesman
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Ian Kullgren / Politico:
Obama appears to take shot at Trump during turkey pardon
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