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12:55 PM ET, December 1, 2016

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Washington Post:
Bernie Sanders: Carrier just showed corporations how to beat Donald Trump  —  We need a president who can stand up to big corporations, not fold to their demands.  —  Today, about 1,000 Carrier workers and their families should be rejoicing.  But the rest of our nation's workers should be very nervous.
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Aaron Rupar / ThinkProgress:
Trump promised he'd make Carrier ‘pay a damn tax.’ Instead he's doing the exact opposite.  —  Candidate Trump talked tough.  President-elect Trump isn't following through.  —  On Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to hold a news conference touting …
Discussion: Washington Post, alan.com and Politico
Max Ehrenfreund / Washington Post:
A company Trump attacked will receive state tax breaks to keep jobs in the U.S.  —  Carrier, the company that changed its plans to shutter a plant in Indianapolis and shift production to Mexico after talks with President-elect Donald Trump, confirmed Wednesday that it would receive financial assistance …
Ted Mann / Wall Street Journal:
Indiana Gives $7 Million in Tax Breaks to Keep Carrier Jobs
Discussion: Business Insider and The Week
Alan Murray / Fortune:
How Donald Trump Sealed the Deal to Keep Carrier Jobs in the U.S.
David E. Hoffman / Washington Post:
What happens if Trump keeps interfering with the free market? Look at the Soviet Union.
Discussion: The Week, twitchy.com and The Resurgent
Burgess Everett / Politico:
GOP may delay Obamacare replacement for years  —  Prepare for the Obamacare cliff.  —  Congressional Republicans are setting up their own, self-imposed deadline to make good on their vow to replace the Affordable Care Act.  With buy-in from Donald Trump's transition team …
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kff.org:
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: November 2016  —  Ashley Kirzinger, Elise Sugarman, and Mollyann Brodie  —  KEY FINDINGS:  — The November Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, conducted one week after the 2016 presidential election, finds health care played a limited role in voters' 2016 election decisions …
Brandon Ambrosino / Washington Post:
BuzzFeed's hit piece on Chip and Joanna Gaines is dangerous  —  This piece is by Brandon Ambrosino, a writer living in Delaware.  —  I'm currently planning my wedding, and I've never been happier.  I believe God brought me and Andy together and that God celebrates our love.
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Gabriel Malor / Ricochet:
BuzzFeed Targets HGTV Hosts for Attending Christian Church  —  So Buzzfeed reporter Kate Aurthur wrote a post about popular HGTV hosts Chip and Joanne Gaines which informed the world that the Gaineses' have a pastor who is opposed to same-sex marriage.  This post had one purpose and one purpose alone: to harm the couple.
Annie Karni / Politico:
Ivanka Trump, climate czar?  —  In September, as Donald Trump railed against the media and sold himself as the candidate of the forgotten man, Ivanka Trump ventured into the lair of the liberal media and power elite that was laughing at her father.  —  She jetted off to Aspen with her husband …
Max Abelson / Bloomberg:
Wall Street Wins Again as Trump Picks Bankers, Billionaires  —  Mnuchin would be third Goldman Treasury secretary since 1990s  —  Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson was feeling happy Wednesday morning.  —  After Donald Trump ridiculed Wall Street on the campaign trail …
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Megan Christie / ABC News:
Christmas Party May Have Triggered San Bernardino Terror Attack: Police  —  One year after the terror attacks in San Bernardino, the ABC News Investigative Unit and Nightline are looking back, revealing never-before-seen photos and videos, and hearing from the first responders …
Discussion: RedState, Daily Wire and Heat Street
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Tired Dem donors feel like their money got burned  —  Democratic donors stung by Hillary Clinton  —  's upset loss in the presidential race feel like they just set their money on fire.  —  The sore feelings are a huge problem for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) …
Julia Terruso / Philly.com:
City attorney identified in connection with anti-Trump graffiti  —  The surveillance footage shows two men ambling casually along a tony stretch of Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill.  One wears a blue blazer, khakis, and a rakishly tied scarf.  He carries a glass of wine.
Gail Collins / New York Times:
Count Those Votes!  Again!  —  Presidential recount underway.  What's your take on it? … Wow, happy holidays.  —  Yes, it's true the postelection nation is still divided, this time between the folks who don't want to believe Trump is going to be president and the ones who don't want to hear …
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Tim Barber / WJLA-TV:
Pride flags pop up in VP-elect Pence's temporary Northwest D.C. neighborhood  —  Christmas decorations are popping up left and right, but one street in NW Washington has a different kind of decoration this season—rainbow flags.  —  “A respectful message showing, in my case …
Andrew Kaczynski / CNN:
Rep. Keith Ellison faces renewed scrutiny over past ties to Nation of Islam, defense of anti-Semitic figures  —  (CNN)Rep. Keith Ellison's past ties to the Nation of Islam and his defense of its anti-Semitic leader, Louis Farrakhan, are resurfacing as he campaigns to lead the Democratic National Committee.
Christine Rousselle / Townhall.com:
McDonald's To Install Ordering Kiosks Instead Of Paying People $15/Hour  —  A former McDonald's CEO is laying the blame on the “Fight for $15” movement as for why the company is embracing automation in its restaurants.  McDonald's will install self-serve kiosks in its restaurants around the country to replace human cashiers.
Michael Goodwin / New York Post:
Trump already winning — and he's not even president yet  —  MORE FROM:  —  Donald Trump has come a long way from the “disarray” and “chaos” the media claimed to spy before his transition even got started.  Such a long way that it's fair to say that Trump is having just about the best 24 hours a president-elect could have.
Discussion: Hit & Run and New York Magazine
Lorraine Woellert / Politico:
Trump Treasury pick made millions after his bank foreclosed on homeowners  —  Donald Trump wasn't the only person to see opportunity in the 2008 housing collapse.  As the economy recovered from the rubble of failed banks, foreclosed homes and government bailouts, Steven Mnuchin emerged a winner.
Discussion: Mediaite, FDIC, Daily Kos and The Week
Los Angeles Times:
Gov. Brown taps California's Rep. Xavier Becerra to be state's first Latino attorney general  —  Gov. Jerry Brown has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to be the next attorney general of California.  He will succeed Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November.
Discussion: Political Wire
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
There have been just 4 documented cases of voter fraud in the 2016 election  —  Three weeks ago, the votes of more than 135 million Americans were counted, and Donald Trump was declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election.  It was a surprising result, given that polling in the run …
Discussion: Associated Press and Rewire
Molly Hendrickson / TheDenverChannel.com:
Doctor, CU professor Michelle Herren under fire for racially-charged Facebook post  —  DENVER — It's the Facebook post Joann Nieto calls “entirely unacceptable.”  —  “I think it's sad,” Nieto said.  —  It depicts a picture of a yelling Michelle Obama with the comment …
Discussion: Denver Post, Raw Story and The Root
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Dem senator to meet with Trump  —  , a Democrat about to face a difficult reelection in 2018, will meet with President-elect Donald Trump  —  in New York as he continues to take meetings to shape his Cabinet.  —  Trump transition aide Jason Miller confirmed the meeting on a Thursday call …
Discussion: Hot Air
Bloomberg:
Trump's Business Is Not Too Big to Sell  —  Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to hint at how he will avoid conflicts of interest after he trades in his hat as the Trump Organization's chief deal-maker for that of the U.S. commander in chief.  —  Trump said he recognizes that it's …
Drudge Report:
CNN WANTS MEGYN  —  CNN President Jeff Zucker is actively perusing FOX star Megyn Kelly to anchor 8 or 9 PM on his network, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.  And Kelly might just say, YES!  —  “He is moving the Himalayan mountains to get her,” a top insider explains.  “But they are tripped up on money.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Mediaite
Emily Flitter / Reuters:
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office  —  It has proven one of Donald Trump's greatest strengths in building a worldwide luxury brand: An obsessive attention to detail, down to the curtains hanging in hotel rooms and the marble lining the lobby floor.
Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Ambassador: ‘Mexico is not paying for the wall’  —  gets closer to inauguration day, Mexican leaders are looking to remind him they will not pay for the president-elect's promised wall along the U.S.'s southern border.  —  “We have said time and again Mexico is not paying for the wall,” …
Discussion: USA Today and alan.com
 
 
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Neil Irwin / New York Times:
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Dismantle the Stonewall Inn
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Matthew Sheffield / Salon:
Nancy Pelosi breezes to victory again — but don't expect House Democrats to start singing “Kumbaya”
Bloomberg:
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Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Clinton campaign seeking volunteers for recount
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Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Conway eyes top spot in Trump's outside political operation
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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
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abc11.com:
State board orders recount of 94,000 Durham County votes
Discussion: Mediaite and myfox8.com
Christian Datoc / The Daily Caller:
‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ Gives Fox News Historic Ratings Boost