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10:35 PM ET, November 23, 2022


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New York Times:
Justice Dept. Seeking to Question Pence in Jan. 6 Investigation  —  Prosecutors want to speak with the former vice president as a witness to former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in power, and he is said to be considering how to respond.  —  The Justice Department is seeking …
Zachary Basu / Axios:
Trump's new nemesis … - Protection: Trump is no longer in office, meaning the Justice Department policy that barred Mueller from indicting a sitting president does not apply. … - Timing: Both Garland and Smith have stressed that the appointment will not slow the pace of either investigation.
James Risen / The Intercept:
I Experienced Jack Smith's Zeal Firsthand.  Will Trump Get the Same Treatment? … Jack Smith came after me.  If he goes after Donald Trump with the same unrelenting ferocity, Trump will be in trouble.  —  On Friday, Smith was appointed special counsel to handle two ongoing criminal investigations …
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Nathaniel Herz / Washington Post:
Lisa Murkowski and Mary Peltola win Alaska races, defeating Trump-backed opponents  —  Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola on Wednesday became the first Alaska Native to win a full term in Congress, securing reelection along with Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who both defeated challengers endorsed …
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Murkowski, Peltola win in Alaska  —  Two Alaska moderates, GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola, won reelection Wednesday over two challengers backed by former President Donald Trump, thanks to the state's ranked-choice-voting system, which allowed them to prevail without winning a majority of the vote.
Emily Cochrane / New York Times:
Mary Peltola Wins Bid to Serve Full Term in the House for Alaska  —  Ms. Peltola became the first Alaska Native woman elected to Congress earlier this year when she won a special election in the state.  —  Representative Mary Peltola, Democrat of Alaska and the first Alaska Native woman …
Barnini Chakraborty / Washington Examiner:
Midterm results: Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy secures a second term under state's new voting system
The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Doug Mastriano supporters are flooding Pa. courts with baseless recount petitions in the governor's race  —  Doug Mastriano lost by a lot.But some of his supporters wrongly believe the results are inaccurate, and they think they've found a way to do something about it.
Discussion: Raw Story and Political Wire
Charlie Mahtesian / Politico:
What 2022 tells us about the 2024 electoral map  —  THE NARROW PATH — Iowa, Florida, and Ohio are gone.  Minnesota is fool's gold for Republicans.  Texas remains out of reach for Democrats.  —  These are some of the early signs from the midterm election results, which provide some clues …
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo and CBS News
Washington Post:
The educational divide between voters is growing
Discussion: ABC News and Wall Street Journal
Associated Press:   Doubts about candidates tipped the scales in tightest races
NBC News:
Right-wing influencers and media double down on anti-LGBTQ rhetoric in the wake of the Colorado shooting  —  Some right-wing media figures and influencers have doubled down on the use of inflammatory rhetoric against the LGBTQ community in the wake of Saturday night's shooting at a Colorado gay club that killed five.
The Walmart manager who killed 6 people ‘just started spraying’ bullets in the break room, employee says  —  The manager of a Virginia Walmart who killed six people and himself in a Tuesday night massacre has been identified as 31-year-old Andre Bing, the city of Chesapeake tweeted.
New York Times:
Live Updates: 6 People Killed in Shooting at Virginia Walmart
Justin Rohrlich / The Daily Beast:
Porn-Star Dad of LGBT Club Massacre Suspect Spews Homophobia in First Interview  —  Aaron Franklin Brink, who has appeared in such films as “I Wanna Get Titty Fucked” and “Latina Slut Academy,” said he was just happy his kid isn't gay.  —  MMA-fighter-turned-porn-actor Aaron Franklin Brink …
Cara Buckley / New York Times:
Earth Now Has 8 Billion Humans.  This Man Wishes There Were None.  —  For the sake of the planet, Les Knight, the founder of the Voluntary Human Extinction movement, has spent decades pushing one message: “May we live long and die out.”  —  Buckley interviewed Mr. Knight in Portland and was surprised to find him curiously uplifting.
Discussion: HotAir, Fox News and Althouse
McKenzie Beard / Washington Post:
Vaccinated people now make up a majority of covid deaths  —  Good morning and thanks for reading.  The Health 202 will be off Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving, so enjoy your holiday weekend and have a slice of pie on us.  We'll be back in your inbox Monday.
Gary Fineout / Politico:
Federal judge rejects push for DeSantis testimony  —  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will not have to testify over his decision to suspend a Hillsborough County prosecutor, although the decision could be revisited during the trial scheduled to start next week.
Discussion: The Hill and WFLA-TV
Adam Klasfeld / Law & Crime:
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Likely Won't Be Forced to Testify at Trial in the First Amendment Case Brought by Prosecutor He Ousted
Discussion: Occupy Democrats and Politico
Ashley Southall / New York Times:
How New York City Became a Free-for-All of Unlicensed Weed  —  Shops selling weed have proliferated since the state legalized cannabis last year, thriving in confusion over their legality and a lack of enforcement.  —  On a recent Sunday afternoon, Austin Garza, a tourist from Dallas …
Jose Pagliery / The Daily Beast:
Trump's Legal Problems All Converged Into One Day of Spectacular Failures  —  Democrats can get his taxes.  The Trump Organization is careening toward a fraud trial.  The FBI might get the upper hand.  And Donald Trump could get taken down like Bill Cosby.
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Kansas judge allows telemedicine for abortion pills
Melanie Zanona / CNN:
McCarthy tries to boost his conservative bona fides as pro-Trump lawmakers threaten his speaker bid
David Conn / The Guardian:
Revealed: Tory peer Michelle Mone secretly received £29m from ‘VIP lane’ PPE firm
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Twitter Is Just a Guy Now  —  On the evening of Friday, November 18, fresh off another chaotic week …
 Earlier Items: 
Laura Meckler / Washington Post:
The science on remote schooling is now clear. Here's who it hurt most.
Discussion: Oregonian and HotAir
David Dayen / American Prospect:
Congressmembers Tried to Stop the SEC's Inquiry Into FTX
Garrett Quinn / The Bulwark:
The Last Authoritarian World Cup
Discussion: Forbes, The Conversation and USA Today
Washington Post:
Jerry Jones helped transform the NFL, except when it comes to race
UK's Top Court Quashes Scotland's Bid for New Independence Vote