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9:55 PM ET, November 22, 2021

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Darrell Brooks is the suspect in the Waukesha Christmas Parade incident.  The Milwaukee man has been charged with crimes 16 times since 1999  —  Ashley Luthern Daniel Bice Molly Beck Elliot HughesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel  —  The driver suspected of plowing through the Waukesha holiday parade Sunday …
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Jessica McBride / Heavy.com:
Darrell Brooks Jr.: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  —  Darrell Brooks Jr. is a Milwaukee man who was taken into custody in connection with the Waukesha Christmas parade tragedy in Wisconsin on November 21, 2021, according to police.  At least five people were killed and 48 were injured.
Washington Post:
5 dead, more than 40 injured after SUV plows into crowd at Christmas parade in Wisconsin
Jonathan Tamari / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pa. Senate candidate Sean Parnell has lost his custody battle after abuse claims by his estranged wife  —  Senate candidate Sean Parnell has lost his battle for custody of his three children after his estranged wife accused him of physical and verbal abuse, a ruling likely to deal …
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Politico:
Parnell suspends Pennsylvania Senate campaign  —  Pennsylvania Republican Sean Parnell is suspending his campaign for Senate after losing a fight for custody of his children Monday to his estranged wife, who had accused him of abuse in court testimony.  —  Parnell had been endorsed in the race …
CNN:
Al Gore ‘was a man’ about his election loss, unlike Trump, federal judge says  —  Trump lost the election.  By a lot.  Al Gore has a message for him  —  (CNN)A federal judge took aim at former President Donald Trump on Monday for lying about voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election …
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Shayna Jacobs / Washington Post:   N.Y. man gets 19 months for urging Trump supporters to kill lawmakers who backed election results
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Man charged with carrying loaded firearm to the Capitol on Jan. 6
Discussion: Raw Story and Talking Points Memo
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Washington Post:
RNC agrees to pay some of Trump's legal bills in N.Y. criminal investigation  —  The Republican National Committee is paying some personal legal bills for former president Donald Trump, spending party funds to pay a lawyer representing Trump in investigations into his financial practices in New York, a party spokeswoman said Monday.
Discussion: Raw Story, POLITICUSUSA and Mediaite
CBS News:
European thinktank adds U.S. to list of “backsliding” democracies for 1st time  —  Stockholm — The United States has joined an annual list of “backsliding” democracies for the first time, the International IDEA think-tank said on Monday, pointing to a “visible deterioration” that it said began in 2019.
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Miriam Berger / Washington Post:
U.S. listed as a ‘backsliding’ democracy for first time in report by European think tank
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Forbes
Julia Marsh / New York Post:
Thomas Jefferson statue removed from City Hall after 187 years  —  MORE ON:  —  Thomas Jefferson is about to no longer be in the room where it happens.  —  Art handlers packed up an 884-pound statue of Jefferson in a wooden crate Monday after a mayoral commission voted to banish the likeness …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
As two Fox contributors quit over Tucker Carlson, an alarming truth is revealed  —  It is fitting that two Fox News contributors have severed their ties with the network over Tucker Carlson's glorification of Jan. 6 at exactly the moment when more than 150 scholars are sounding a loud, clanging alarm about the future of our democracy.
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New America:   Statement in Support of the Freedom to Vote Act
Ryan Parker / Hollywood Reporter:
Ridley Scott Pins ‘The Last Duel’ Bombing on Apathetic Millennials  —  The film starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer and Ben Affleck, cratered when it arrived exclusively in theaters in late October.
Discussion: Variety and IndieWire
David Gilbert / VICE:
The QAnon JFK Cult in Dallas Is Tearing Families Apart  —  “My sister may be too far gone, but it's not too late to bring awareness to others.  Do not fall into this trap.”  —  DG  —  Katy Garner and her sister grew up in a small town in Arkansas and were always close.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
Max Boot / Washington Post:
Republicans are fomenting a violent insurgency in America.  It may have already started.  —  The United States has a serious problem with political violence, particularly right-wing violence, which has overtaken Islamist attacks as the No. 1 domestic terrorism threat.
Amanda Holpuch / New York Times:
Groveland Four Are Exonerated More Than 70 Years Later  —  The men, known as the Groveland Four, were cleared on Monday after a Florida prosecutor said “a complete breakdown of the criminal justice system” led to the charges in 1949.  —  Four Black men wrongly charged with raping a white woman …
Discussion: New York Post
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Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Targeted by Georgia GOP, McBath switching to safe Democratic district  —  U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath will run for Congress in a neighboring suburban district after Republicans redrew her congressional seat to be a conservative bastion, a move that will set up a potential showdown …
Jordan Pearson / VICE:
‘Buy the Constitution’ Aftermath: Everyone Very Mad, Confused, Losing Lots of Money, Fighting, Crying, Etc.  —  ConstitutionDAO tried to buy the Constitution.  Now it has a $40 million mess on its hands and entire refunds are being wiped out by high fees.  —  The community of crypto investors …
Jiyoung Sohn / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung to Choose Taylor, Texas, for $17 Billion Chipmaking Factory  —  The announcement is expected at Tuesday event to be attended by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, sources say  —  Samsung Electronics Co. plans to build a roughly $17 billion chip-making plant in Taylor, Texas …
Theodore Schleifer / Puck:
Bezos and Obama's Surprise $100 Million Marriage  —  A nine-figure gift from Jeff Bezos to the Obama Foundation, midwifed by Jay Carney, marks another evolution in Bezos' remarkable career as the Amazon founder seeks new causes (and friends) in politics and philanthropy.  —  Jason Armond via Getty Images)
Gizmodo:
We're Making the Facebook Papers Public.  Here's Why and How  —  Independent experts from NYU, UMass Amherst, Columbia, Marquette, and the ACLU are partnering with Gizmodo to responsibly publish this historic leak.  —  Alerts … In one of Silicon Valley's largest leaks …
Washington Post:
N.Y. prosecutors set sights on new Trump target: Widely different valuations on the same properties  —  The Trump Organization owns an office building at 40 Wall Street in Manhattan.  In 2012, when the company was listing its assets for potential lenders, it said the building was worth $527 million …
Fox News:
Illinois Dem who used Rittenhouse case to mock Waukesha tragedy has resigned: ‘Self-defense’  —  Mary Lemanski claims to be an acting student with the famed Second City comedy group  —  Fox News Flash top headlines for November 21  —  An Illinois Democrat who appeared to portray …
Magdi Semrau / The Editorial Board:
Biden's policies are more popular than he is.  For the first time in the modern era, the link between president and agenda is broken  —  How the press distorts political reality.  —  President Joe Biden's polling appears to be in a slump.  His approval average is 43 percent, with 52 percent disapproving.
Talia Bracha Lavin / The Sword and the Sandwich:
Antivaxx Holocaust  —  Vaccine protests, yellow stars, and an inoculation of historical reality  —  The perennial chorus of the conspiracy theorist is this: Did you know?  Did you know?  DID YOU KNOW?  Wake up!  Did you know the covid-19 vaccine has a microchip in it?
Gabriel Sherman / Vanity Fair:
Ghislaine Maxwell's Trial Opens a New Chapter in Heinous Jeffrey Epstein Saga  —  Maxwell is facing charges that she groomed and trafficked young girls for the late pedophile financier.  What we learn in the process—and whether more charges materialize down the line—will largely depend on who takes the stand.
Adam Klasfeld / Law & Crime:
Jacob Chansley's Longtime Counsel Disputes Claims That Kyle Rittenhouse's Ex-Lawyer Retained His Client for Possible Appeal  —  In a wild post-sentencing legal drama, two lawyers claiming to represent Jacob Chansley have been vying for the title as counsel of record for the Viking helmet …
Tim Weiner / Rolling Stone:
This Is Where Oliver Stone Got His Loony JFK Conspiracies From  —  The origin story for the CIA-killed-Kennedy myth is twistier than a magic bullet  —  Oliver Stone once made brilliant movies like Platoon, which won Oscars for best picture and best director.  These days, he's a tinfoil-hatted fabricator.
CNN:
US considering sending extra weaponry to Ukraine as fears mount over potential Russian invasion  —  (CNN)The Biden administration is weighing sending military advisers and new equipment including weaponry to Ukraine as Russia builds up forces near the border and US officials prepare allies …
Washington Post:
White House largely pauses new staff hiring  —  The White House has largely paused the hiring of new personnel in recent weeks because of budgetary shortfalls, even as multiple staffers have departed, according to three people familiar with the situation.  —  The budget problem stems …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Politico
Elise Elder / Miami Herald:
Issues arise about some NYPD cops who relocated to Florida  —  New details are emerging about the newest dozen police officers lauded by Gov. Ron DeSantis for moving to Central Florida from New York City to escape what the governor described as low morale and a lack of support from Democratic politicians there.
Discussion: WUFT News and Florida Politics
 
 
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New York Post:
State Assembly releases report on Cuomo sex harassment, COVID cover-ups and memoir
Eva Mathews / Reuters:
U.S. FTC recommended lawsuit against Amazon over privacy breaches at Ring - the Information
Chicago Tribune:
The next Kyle Rittenhouse legal battle? The $2 million bail posted after his arrest.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Businessman pleads guilty in $25M extortion attempt of Matt Gaetz's father
CNN:
Biden hopes to announce decision to release oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve, but needs an agreement from other nations
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Byron York's Daily Memo: The fall of Black Lives Matter
Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
Hmmm: Biden picking fight with progressives over the Fed?
 Earlier Items: 
Vox:
Jonathan Guyer Joins Vox as Senior Foreign Policy Writer
Fatma Khaled / Newsweek:
Police Officer Fired Over $25 Donation to Kyle Rittenhouse Demands Job Back After Verdict
Discussion: HotAir and The Daily Caller
Andrea Hsu / NPR:
Companies are telling unvaccinated workers to pay more for health insurance
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