Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:10 AM ET, December 7, 2022

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Warnock defeats Walker, giving Democrats 51-49 majority in Senate  —  U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock fended off a challenge from Republican Herschel Walker to win a full six-year term that broadens the Democratic majority in the chamber after a turbulent runoff campaign that sharpened partisan divides …
RELATED:
Natalie Allison / Politico:
‘He never should have run for this seat’  —  When Herschel Walker entered the U.S. Senate race with the backing of his longtime friend Donald Trump, Georgia Republicans were not naive about the challenges ahead.  The retired football star had no prior political experience.
Erick-Woods Erickson / Erick Erickson's Show Notes:
Can We Move Forward, Please?  —  The Democrats now have majority control of the Senate, including its committees.  —  I want to be very clear here — Herschel Walker did not need Donald Trump to win the GOP primary.  He is, after all, Herschel Walker.  Herschel Walker did not lose because of Trump, per se.
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
How Raphael Warnock defeated Herschel Walker  —  It was one of the most unusual political events in recent Georgia history.  After vilifying Gov. Brian Kemp for much of the past decade, the Democratic Party of Georgia held a suburban event featuring voters who sang the Republican's praises …
Thomas B. Edsall / New York Times:
Trump Is Unraveling Before Our Eyes, but Will It Matter?  —  In the weeks immediately surrounding the midterm elections, Donald Trump called for the “termination” of constitutional rule, openly embraced the conspiratorial QAnon movement, pledged support for the Jan. 6 rioters and hosted …
Discussion: The Hill and American Greatness
NBC News:
Herschel Walker's loss is just more bad news for Trump
David Siders / Politico:
Midterms deliver one last Trump loss: 3 takeaways from Georgia's Senate runoff
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Warnock Wins, and Once Again Trump Loses
Discussion: The Guardian, CNBC, Crooked Media and CNN
New York Times:
Warnock Beats Walker, Giving Democrats 51st Senate Seat
Lisa Lerer / New York Times:
Warnock's Victory Forges Democrats' Path Through the New Battlegrounds
Discussion: Washington Post
New York Times:
Germany Arrests Dozens Suspected of Planning to Overthrow Government  —  Many of those detained had military training and were believed to belong to a recently formed group that operated on the conviction that the country was ruled by a “deep state.”  —  BERLIN — Special Forces in Germany …
RELATED:
Bloomberg:
German Officials Arrest 25 on Suspicion of Planning Armed Coup  —  Berlin (AP) — Thousands of police carried out a series of raids across much of Germany on Wednesday against suspected far-right extremists who allegedly sought to overthrow the state in an armed coup.
NBC News:
Germany arrests dozens suspected of plotting far-right extremist coup  —  German police make mass arrests of far-right coup plot suspects  —  MAINZ, Germany — Authorities in Germany arrested 25 people on Wednesday who are suspected of planning to violently overthrow the government in a far-right extremist plot.
Discussion: UPI
Paul Kirby / BBC:
Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup
Discussion: Metro.co.uk and Semafor
Simon Shuster / Time:
Volodymyr Zelensky  —  SEE FULL LIST  —  Read about the people who represent the Spirit of Ukraine in the second part of TIME's Person of the Year coverage.  —  The call from the President's office came on a Saturday evening: Be ready to go the next day, an aide said, and pack a toothbrush.
RELATED:
Georgi Kantchev / Wall Street Journal:
Russian Oil-Price Cap Adds to Fiscal Pressure on Moscow
Discussion: Bloomberg and UPI
Henry Foy / Financial Times:   Nato chief says conditions for peace in Ukraine ‘not there now’
Michael R. Sisak / Associated Press:
Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme  —  Donald Trump's company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president's business.
RELATED:
Jonah E. Bromwich / New York Times:
Trump Organization Found Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme  —  The former president's company had been accused of providing off-the-book benefits to executives.  The testimony of its former chief financial officer proved crucial to the case.
Shayna Jacobs / Washington Post:
Trump Organization convicted in N.Y. criminal tax fraud trial  —  NEW YORK — Former president Donald Trump's namesake company was convicted of tax crimes committed by two of its longtime executives after a Manhattan trial that gave jurors a peek at some of the inner workings of the Trump Organization's finances.
Rep. Andy Biggs / The Daily Caller:
I'm Running To Replace Kevin McCarthy As House Speaker And Break The Establishment  —  It is time.  It is time for new leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives.  —  People are thrilled that Speaker Nancy Pelosi's reign of Leftist extremism is ending.
RELATED:
Steve Clemons / Semafor:
Principals  —  with Steve Clemons  —  Goodbye, Herschel Walker.
Discussion: The Boston Globe and NBC News
Politico:   POLITICO Playbook: Raphael Warnock's feat and his future
Associated Press:
‘Next mass killer’: Dropped case foretold Colorado bloodbath  —  Anderson Lee Aldrich loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and chugged vodka, ominously warning frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.”
RELATED:
NBC News:
F.B.I. asking about videos and racist website in connection with Colorado shooting
Discussion: UPI
Washington Post:
Trump team searches two of his properties amid court battle with DOJ  —  The former president's lawyers say no classified documents were found at Trump Tower in New York or at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J.  —  Lawyers for former president Donald Trump conducted a search of at least …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and UPI
Jessica Willey / ABC13:
Ted Cruz's daughter OK after HPD called to senator's home, rep says  —  Houston police and fire department personnel responded to the Houston home of Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday night.  —  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police and fire department personnel responded to the Houston home of Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday night.
Siva Vaidhyanathan / New Republic:
We Must Fight for a Better America.  We Have No Choice. … We can't predict if the United States will survive as a democratic republic until 2050.  It's barely one in 2022.  But we can imagine what it would take to make it one.  In fact, for the survival of millions of Americans …
Politico:
McCarthy or bust?  House GOP stuck in ‘burning building’ over speaker's gavel  —  Like many big families and the cast of “Seinfeld,” House Republicans are airing their grievances this holiday season.  —  Simmering frustrations over the slow-burning conservative campaign …
RELATED:
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Senate conservatives plot their second act after taking on McConnell
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:10 AM ET, December 7, 2022.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Betsy McCaughey / New York Post:
Team Biden's 401(k) heist could raid your retirement for a woke agenda
Discussion: NOQ Report and CBS News
Michael Kranish / Washington Post:
Democrats ramp up investigation of Kushner family business dealings
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
‘Finally!’: Herschel Walker's Exes Rejoice at His Defeat
Discussion: Insider and Raw Story
Alice Hancock / Financial Times:
COP15: UN warns of the cost of ‘humanity treating nature like a toilet’
 Earlier Items: 
Washington Post:
U.S. troops to expand patrols in Syria despite tension with Turkey
Discussion: Al Jazeera and FDD
Edward Wong / New York Times:
U.S. Court Dismisses Suit Against Saudi Ruler in Khashoggi Killing
Mark Judge / The Stream:
Michael Avenatti Tried to Extort Me to Lie About Brett Kavanaugh — Was He Also Working With Christine Blasey Ford?
Insider:
Madison Cawthorn ordered to pay $15,237.49 in fines by House Ethics Committee for promoting ‘LGB Coin’ cryptocurrency he was invested in
CNN:
Family of fallen officer snubs McCarthy and McConnell as Congress honors law enforcement who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6