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10:15 AM ET, November 28, 2020

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Asawin Suebsaeng / The Daily Beast:
Trump's Already Gaming Out a 2024 Run—Including an Event During Biden's Inauguration  —  He's not yet conceded 2020 but is already looking at keeping Republicans in line and making Biden's life miserable.  —  In the twilight of his presidency, Donald Trump is discussing different ways …
Wall Street Journal:
Biden, Iran and the Bomb  —  Will he throw away Trump's Mideast gains to return to a bad nuclear deal?  —  By The Editorial Board  —  The Democratic establishment will soon be back in charge of U.S. foreign policy, and the question is how much they've learned in exile.
Discussion: The New Neo
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Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
How Democrats Suffered Crushing Down-Ballot Losses Across America  —  In statehouse races, suburban voters' disgust with President Trump failed to translate into a rebuke of other Republicans, ensuring the party's grip on partisan mapmaking.  —  WEXFORD, Pa. — Just a few seats shy of a majority …
Discussion: Politico, Boston Herald and CNN
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New York Times:
McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses  —  Court filings reveal consultants' talk of a records purge during the opioid crisis, and shed new light on sales advice given to the billionaire Sackler family and their drug company, Purdue Pharma.
Alison Dirr / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Milwaukee County presidential recount wraps up with Biden adding to his margin over Trump  —  Milwaukee County's recount of the presidential election vote tally came to an end Friday, with Democratic President-elect Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin of victory over President Donald Trump in Milwaukee County.
Christina Maxouris / CNN:
US is ‘rounding the corner into a calamity,’ expert says, with Covid-19 deaths projected to double soon  —  (CNN)As Thanksgiving week draws to an end, more experts are warning the Covid-19 pandemic will likely get much worse in the coming weeks before a possible vaccine begins to offer some relief.
Discussion: NMDOH, Forbes and CBS Baltimore
Nahal Toosi / Politico:
Are you on the list?  Biden's democracy summit spurs anxieties — and skepticism  —  President-elect Joe Biden has promised to host a gathering of the world's democracies next year, hoping to show that a post-Donald Trump America will be committed to democracy abroad and at home.
Reed Abelson / New York Times:
Covid Overload: U.S. Hospitals Are Running Out of Beds for Patients  —  As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the country, hospitals are facing a crisis-level shortage of beds and staff to provide adequate care for patients.  —  In excruciating pain with lesions on her face and scalp …
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Jerry Dunleavy / Washington Examiner:
Carter Page sues James Comey, Andrew McCabe, the FBI, and others for $75M
Washington Post:
In nine states, at least 1 in 1,000 people have died of coronavirus-linked causes  —  As daily covid-19 deaths climb to levels not seen since early in the pandemic, nine states have hit one more grim marker: more than 1 in every 1,000 people dead of coronavirus-related causes.
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Alec MacGillis / New York Times:
The Loneliness of One-Click Shopping  —  How did it become a patriotic duty to buy online?  — 27 de noviembre de 2020 a las 05:00 ET  —  One December day in 1991, a woman walked into a Bon-Ton department store in Ithaca, N.Y., in a state of high anxiety.  Christmas loomed and she had yet to purchase a single gift.
Matt Margolis / pjmedia.com:
Johns Hopkins Study Saying COVID-19 Has ‘Relatively No Effect on Deaths’ in U.S. Deleted After Publication  —  Conventional wisdom is that COVID-19 has caused thousands of deaths in the United States and nearly 1.5 million worldwide.  This perception has been directly challenged by a study published …
Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
Trump moves to strip job protections from White House budget analysts as he races to transform civil service  —  The outgoing Trump administration is racing to enact the biggest change to the federal civil service in generations, reclassifying career employees at key agencies to strip …
Jess Bravin / Wall Street Journal:
Biden Aims to Appoint Liberal Judges After Trump's Conservative Push  —  President-elect will seek nominees who see robust role for judiciary in addressing national problems, protecting individual rights  —  WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden in January will begin an effort to recalibrate …
Megan Henney / Fox Business:
Mnuchin plans to move $455B in coronavirus relief out of Biden's reach  —  Moving the money into the General Fund would make it harder for Biden administration to access it  —  Pelosi, Mnuchin ‘getting closer’ on stimulus deal: Tyler Goodspeed  —  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is expected …
Discussion: IJR
CBS Pittsburgh:
Pennsylvania Republican Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Disputing 2020 Election Results  —  HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers have introduced a resolution intending to dispute the 2020 election results on Friday.  —  The resolution intends to declare the 2020 election results as being …
Discussion: Israpundit and Washington Examiner
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:
Ex-Overstock CEO Says He's Put Together an ‘Army of Various Odd People’ to Save Trump  —  After resigning in 2019 following claims that he'd romanced a Russian agent, Patrick Byrne is back and he says he's funding a team of “hackers and cybersleuths” to rescue Trump.
Discussion: Raw Story
Emma Hurt / NPR:
Republican Infighting Threatens GOP Chances In Georgia Senate Runoff  —  Campaigning in Georgia's two Senate runoffs is well underway, but Republicans are still fighting over the state's November election and casting doubt on its voting system without evidence.
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Pennsylvania State Judge Upholds Halt To Certification, Finds Likelihood Mail-In Balloting Procedures Violate PA Constitution  —  Upholds injunction issued earlier in the week, finds “Petitioners appear to have a viable claim that the mail-in ballot procedures set forth in Act 77 contravene Pa. Const.
Discussion: Small Dead Animals and Power Line
Lisa Friedman / New York Times:
E.P.A.'s Final Deregulatory Rush Runs Into Open Staff Resistance  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency was rushing to complete one of its last regulatory priorities, aiming to obstruct the creation of air- and water-pollution controls far into the future, when a senior career scientist moved to hobble it.
Mary Chastain / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
NY22: Democratic Incumbent Brindisi Reportedly Leads Challenger Tenney by Only 13 Votes  —  “[State Supreme Court] Judge [Scott] DelConte has already verbally ruled that ballots invalid that are in [Brindisi's] count.”  —  Incumbent Democrat Anthony Brindisi for New York's 22nd Congressional District leads …
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
‘Historically strange’ spike in incomplete Nevada voter files, casinos as ‘home’  —  An analysis of Nevada votes has uncovered an unprecedented jump in problem voter registrations, likely providing the Trump campaign with another avenue to challenge Joe Biden's victory in the critical state.
 
 
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Roger Sollenberger / Salon:
Perdue traded hundreds of thousands worth of bank stocks while on Senate Banking Committee
Discussion: The Intellectualist
Washington Post:
The United States has closed at least 10 bases around Afghanistan. But drawdown details remain murky.
New York Times:
The Virus Won't Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives
Emily Atkin / MSNBC:
What we should know about Biden's appointment of Kerry as climate czar
Chiara Giordano / The Independent:
James Goddard given restraining order after calling Independent journalist ‘vile scum of the earth’ in court confrontation
Natasha Bertrand / Politico:
The inexorable rise of Jake Sullivan
Discussion: Washington Examiner
 Earlier Items: 
Paul Demko / Politico:
How One of the Reddest States Became the Nation's Hottest Weed Market
Denis Campbell / The Guardian:
Hospitals in England told to prepare for Covid vaccine rollout in 10 days' time
Chun Han Wong / Wall Street Journal:
‘Their Goal Is to Make You Feel Helpless’: In Xi's China, Little Room for Dissent
Wall Street Journal:
Secret Meeting in Desert Between Israeli, Saudi Leaders Failed to Reach Normalization Agreement
Discussion: The Intellectualist
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
Race And Ideology Take Center Stage In Scramble To Succeed Kamala Harris
Discussion: Mercury News
Axios:
Scoop: Biden weighs retired General Lloyd Austin for Pentagon chief
Jon Swaine / Washington Post:
Federal appeals court panel rejects Trump request to block certification of Pennsylvania's election results