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10:35 AM ET, November 24, 2020

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Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
Why Newsmax Supports Trump's False Voter-Fraud Claims  —  Even as Fox News acknowledges that Joe Biden is the President-elect, Newsmax Media—a conservative multimedia company that includes a Web site and a television channel—has supported Donald Trump's claims of voter fraud …
Ryan Lizza / Politico:
‘People are pissed’: Tensions rise amid scramble for Biden jobs  —  In late 2008, during the transition from George W. Bush to Barack Obama, there was a mantra that took hold among Washington insiders: Obama won the election but Hillary won the transition.  —  The most loyal denizens …
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John F. Harris / Politico:   Joe Biden's Team of Careerists
Hannah Natanson / Washington Post:
A ‘trend of more failing’: Online school has sent F's spiking by 83 percent in Virginia's largest school system  —  Online learning is causing a serious drop in academic achievement in Virginia's largest school system, according to a Fairfax County Public Schools study, and the most vulnerable students …
New York Times:
Roiled by Election, Facebook Struggles to Balance Civility and Growth  —  Employees and executives are battling over how to reduce misinformation and hate speech without hurting the company's bottom line.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In the tense days after the presidential election …
Mike Allen / Axios:
Charles Koch: I “screwed up”  —  In his first on-camera interview in four years, Charles Koch told “Axios on HBO” that he “screwed up by being partisan,” rather than approaching his network's big-spending political action in a more nonpartisan way.  —  Why it matters: Koch …
Discussion: Forbes and Crooks and Liars
The Daily Beast:
Roger Stone-Tied Group Threatens GOP: If Trump Goes Down, So Does Your Senate Majority  —  BURN IT DOWN  —  The group becomes the latest in a growing list of Trump backers who are encouraging people to either not vote in the runoffs or write in the president's name.
Politico:
Biden's choice for secretary of Defense still in flux  —  President-elect Joe Biden's transition team unveiled his picks for top national security positions on Monday.  But one post was notably absent from the list: secretary of Defense.  —  Biden-watchers and national security veterans saw …
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Courtney Kube / NBC News:   Michele Flournoy would be first woman to run Pentagon, may bring many more women with her
The Daily Beast:
A Fox News Host Got COVID, and Staffers Say They Were Never Told  —  COVID-CARELESS … The ‘Fox & Friends First’ co-host's coronavirus case demonstrates the network's cavalier attitude towards the virus, staffers said.  —  Fox News' apparent split personality—a more polite term here than …
Discussion: Raw Story
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The Daily Beast:
An OAN Host Has Been Helping Rudy With Trump's Legal Efforts
Discussion: CNN and Raw Story
New York Post:
David Dinkins, NYC's first black mayor, dead at 93  —  David Dinkins, who was elected New York City's first black mayor in 1989 and famously referred to the nation's largest metropolis as a “gorgeous mosaic,” died Monday night at his home, sources told The Post.  —  He was 93 years old.
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USA Today:
‘Almost impossible’: As education divide deepens, Democrats fear a demographic problem for future power  —  WASHINGTON - Joe Biden described the presidential race as “Scranton versus Park Avenue.”  He slammed tax cuts for billionaires.  He touted that he would be a state school graduate, not another Ivy Leaguer, in the Oval Office.
Discussion: The Guardian and American Prospect
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Penny Starr / Breitbart:
Poll: 79% of Trump Voters Believe ‘Election Was Stolen Through Illegal Voting and Fraud’  —  Politico conducted its 2020 Voter Priorities Survey and results show that a vast majority of Trump voters believe the election results are not valid and that illegal voting and fraud took place during the election.
Daniel Lippman / Politico:
Trump's national security adviser floats a 2024 bid with friends  —  No national security adviser has ever run for president.  Few people outside of Washington policy circles even know who the White House's national security adviser is at any given moment.  —  Yet Robert O'Brien …
CNN:
Trump's bizarro-world ‘elite strike force’ legal challenge is about to implode  —  Analyst on if electors can vote against their state's popular vote  —  Elie Honig is a CNN legal analyst and former federal and state prosecutor.  The views expressed in this commentary are his own.  View more opinion on CNN.
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ABC News:
Trump campaign loses 5 more cases in Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision
Discussion: HotAir and RedState
Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
‘Beyond an embarrassment,’ legal experts say of Trump and Giuliani's floundering efforts in court  —  Rudy Giuliani was brought in to lead an “elite strike force” of lawyers to guide President Donald Trump's legal challenges to the 2020 election, but their efforts have been “dysfunctional” …
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Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Trump fears Giuliani, other lawyers in Biden vote challenge are ‘fools that are making him look bad’
Eugene Robinson / Washington Post:
Want to understand Biden voters?  Here's your reading list.  —  Who are they and what drove them to vote in such huge numbers, even during a pandemic?  What makes them tick?  Is it culture?  Tribalism?  Race?  How did they come to their worldview, and why do they cling to it so passionately?
Discussion: NPR
Associated Press:
Newly elected Rep. Boebert asks about carrying a gun on Capitol grounds  —  WASHINGTON — A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged.
John Murawski / RealClearInvestigations:
Post-George Floyd, a Wave of ‘Anti-Racist’ Teaching Sweeps K-12 Schools Targeting ‘Whiteness’  —  The notices to parents began arriving fast and furious in the weeks after the death of George Floyd in late May.  —  In dramatic, urgent language, K-12 schools across the country …
Ashish Jha / New York Times:
Why Is Congress Still Discussing Hydroxychloroquine?  —  There is no evidence that hydroxychloroquine helps Covid-19 patients.  So why is Congress still holding hearings on it?  —  Dr. Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, testified at a Senate hearing last week about hydroxychloroquine.
Discussion: Raw Story
Politico:
Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel  —  Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, after facing blowback from progressives for her handling of Amy Coney Barrett's contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
Federation Of American Scientists:
2020 Declassification Deadline Remains in Force  —  Classified records that turn 25 years old this year will be automatically declassified on December 31 — despite requests from agencies to extend the deadline due to the pandemic — unless the records are reviewed and specifically found to be subject to an authorized exemption.
Orion Rummler / Axios:
Jaime Harrison: “We have to transform the Democratic Party”  —  Jaime Harrison, who lost his bid to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C) after raising record-breaking amounts of money, told CNN on Tuesday that he is open to working with the Biden administration in any capacity, including chairing the Democratic National Committee.
Discussion: Associated Press
New York Times:
Since Election Day, a Lot of Tweeting and Not Much Else for Trump  —  In the three weeks since Election Day, President Trump's most visible presence has been on Twitter.  Since Nov. 3, he has posted some 550 tweets — about three-quarters of which attempted to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election results.
Megan Henney / Fox News:
AOC, Ted Cruz spar over coronavirus aid stalemate as clock ticks for Congress to make deal  —  Congress left for weeklong Thanksgiving recess with no deal in place  —  AOC pressures Biden to ‘keep his promise’ on progressive platform  —  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ted Cruz traded barbs …
Matthew Yglesias / Slow Boring:
Low interest rates are a curse — we need massive fiscal imprudence  —  Only madness can bring back sanity  —  So far in its lifespan, Slow Boring has featured a decent amount of culture war provocation.  But my true policy love is nerdy economics stuff.  One big benefit of independence …
Tim Elfrink / Washington Post:
Laura Ingraham says that Biden will be president: ‘This constitutes living in reality’  —  For weeks after most media outlets declared that Joe Biden had won the presidential election, Fox News opinion hosts have continued airing unfounded claims of massive voter fraud and arguing …
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE:
DOD Statement on Transition Activities  —  The Department has received notice that pursuant to the Presidential Transition Act, the GSA Administrator is making certain post-election resources and services available to the Biden-Harris Transition Team.  This evening, DOD has been contacted …
USA Today:
'He's irreplaceable': 21-year-old leader of Breonna Taylor protests killed in shooting, family says  —  Bailey Loosemore Hayes Gardner Lucas AulbachLouisville Courier Journal  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A young protest leader known for his energy and optimism amid Louisville's movement …
Discussion: TheGrio
Mosaic Magazine:
What Saudi Arabia Is Thinking  —  There's talk of the new American administration moving closer to Iran.  Could a Saudi step toward peace with Israel protect Riyadh from the troubles that might ensue?  —  The last few months have brought a series of historic firsts to the Middle East …
Discussion: UPI and Washington Post
Dr. Scott Atlas / The Stanford Review:
Dr. Scott Atlas Responds to the Stanford Faculty Senate Resolution  —  I was disappointed to learn that the Faculty Senate of Stanford University on November 19, 2020 adopted a resolution criticizing my work for the United States government.  We all wish to guide our nation through this pandemic …
Tiana Lowe / Washington Examiner:
This Thanksgiving, don't be dumb or hypocritical like Andrew Cuomo  —  After months of locking all the old folks in nursing homes to die and shutting down all the bars and synagogues in the Empire State, the totally not anti-Semitic Andrew Cuomo aimed his fire on a new target: Thanksgiving.
Trevor Hunnicutt / Reuters:
Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition  —  WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday began a new phase in his transition to the White House after the Trump administration gave the Democrat access to critical resources …
The Daily Beast:
Ivanka's BFF: Trump Gave Kids' Friends Supermodel Nicknames  —  In this episode of The New Abnormal, Lysandra Ohrstrom talks growing up around Ivanka Trump's creepy dad and NYT's Astead Wesley decides if we need more Midwestern congresspeople.  —  If you thought Ivanka Trump's childhood best friend …
Discussion: Raw Story
 
 
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Andrew Stiles / Washington Free Beacon:
Buttigieg Campaign Office to Become Pole Dancing Studio
Wall Street Journal:
How the 2020 Election Deepened America's White-Collar/Blue-Collar Split
Discussion: NBC News
Fredreka Schouten / CNN:
How Trump's fundraising could benefit his post-White House political life
Margaret Talev / Axios:
Axios-Ipsos poll: COVID Thanksgiving
Discussion: Associated Press
Luis Martinez / ABC News:
General: COVID-19 vaccines will be ready for delivery 24 hours after FDA authorization
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Controversial gun advocate hired by Justice Department last month
Jillian Scheinfeld / The Dandy:
Highly Qualified: What Does Liberalism Even Mean Anymore?
Discussion: Instapundit
 Earlier Items: 
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
'We're in the foxhole together': House Democrats reckon with a diminished majority
Discussion: Power Line
David Harsanyi / National Review:
Biden's Cabinet: The Return of the Blob
New York Times:
Trump Administration Approves Start of Formal Transition to Biden
Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times:
Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, but Are They Causing the Surge?
Discussion: Reason
Wall Street Journal:
Janet Yellen Is Biden's Pick for Treasury Secretary