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11:30 AM ET, November 27, 2022

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Deadly Fire in China Fuels Protests Over Xi's Covid Policies  —  Protests became rare once the government cut off most routes to collective action.  But ubiquitous Covid rules, bringing shared suffering, have created a focus for anger.  —  The fire began with a faulty power strip in a bedroom …
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Lingling Wei / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Protests Spread Over Government's Covid Restrictions  —  Demonstrations have erupted in Beijing, Shanghai and other major cities  —  Protests are erupting in major cities in China over President Xi Jinping's zero-tolerance approach to Covid-19, an unusual show of defiance in the country …
Washington Post:
Deadly Xinjiang fire stokes discontent over China's covid restrictions
David Smith / The Guardian:
‘They will bend the knee’: Lincoln project cofounder cautions against dismissing Trump  —  Rick Wilson, a veteran Republican strategist, suggests the ex-president still holds sway despite multiple crises  —  Donald Trump, the former US president, is all washed up.
Discussion: Raw Story and New York Post
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David Siders / Politico:
Republicans shrug off Trump '24 bid: 'The excitement's just not there'  —  The former president is not bending the GOP to his will like he used to.  —  Donald Trump's lackluster campaign announcement was one thing.  His real problem is fast becoming the collective shrug Republicans have given him in the week-plus since.
Discussion: WGN-TV and PoliticusUSA
Niall Stanage / The Hill:
The Memo: Democrats pine for Trump as GOP nominee
Discussion: Bloomberg
Ruby Cramer / Washington Post:
Elon Musk says he would support Ron DeSantis in 2024
Jelani Cobb / New Yorker:
Why I Quit Elon Musk's Twitter  —  A platform that once represented the new frontier of digital democracy is being used by the world's richest man to troll us all.  —  It has been an interminable month since Elon Musk assumed control of Twitter and showed up in its headquarters while carrying a bathroom sink.
New York Times:
The Exceptionally American Problem of Rising Roadway Deaths  —  Why other rich nations have surpassed the U.S. in protecting pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.  —  About a thousand people gathered on a bright morning on the National Mall the Saturday before Thanksgiving for what has become …
Brad Dress / The Hill:
House Republican says Congress doesn't need to pass ‘Democrat bills’ that help Ukraine  —  Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on Sunday said Congress does not need to pass “Democrat bills” with big price tags to help Ukraine, saying the incoming Republican majority in the House will spend less money to fund Kyiv's war against Russia.
Discussion: ABC News and The Last Refuge
Zach Schonfeld / The Hill:
Murphy says Senate does not have 60 votes to pass assault weapon ban  —  Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a leading advocate for gun control in the Senate, expressed doubt on Sunday that an assault weapons ban once again being pushed by President Biden after the country's latest mass shooting could pass the upper chamber.
Leo Sands / Washington Post:
Kim Jong Un's daughter emerges from secrecy for second time in days  —  The daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a second public appearance with her father days after her first, suggesting an expansion of the child's public-facing role and fueling speculation over Kim's succession plans.
Discussion: Reuters, Associated Press and The Hill
Hugo Lowell / The Guardian:
January 6 report expected to focus on Trump's role and potential culpability  —  Final report by House select committee is scheduled for release in December - but fixation on Trump has opened a rift on the panel  —  The House January 6 select committee's final report into its investigation …
New York Times:
As Gen X and Boomers Age, They Confront Living Alone  —  More older Americans are living by themselves than ever before.  That shift presents issues on housing, health care and personal finance.  —  Jay Miles has lived his 52 years without marriage or children, which has suited …
Dylan Wells / Washington Post:
Early voters in Georgia head to the polls Saturday for Senate runoff  —  CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Georgia voters flocked to the polls Saturday to cast their ballots in the Senate runoff, taking advantage of an extra day of voting brought about by a lawsuit filed by Sen. Raphael G. Warnock (D) …
Joyu Wang / Wall Street Journal:
Taiwan's President Steps Down as Leader of Ruling Party After Drubbing in Local Elections  —  Opposition Kuomintang wins several key mayoral races in results that add to political uncertainty as China looms  —  TAIPEI—Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen relinquished her seat as head …
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Iris Samuels / Anchorage Daily News:
9 Democrats and 8 Republicans form bipartisan majority in Alaska Senate  —  All nine Democrats and eight of the 11 Republicans elected to the Alaska Senate are forming a bipartisan majority coalition, they said Friday, just two days after the deadline for Alaska election officials to receive ballots …
Discussion: Alaska Beacon
 
 
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