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 2020-11-24 03:11 

The Daily Beast

Fox News Pundit Slams 'Disastrous Weekend' for Trump Legal Team: 'Great Venezuelan Conspiracy' Didn't Work...

"So the big picture here is this legal effort is winding down," Byron York concluded....

 2020-11-24 03:00 

Daily Kos

'Putting their lives at risk': Coalition urges farmworkers be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine...

The Desert Sun reports that as essential workers, farmworkers will likely have earlier access than most of the public to the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available for distribution. However, a coalition of California farmworker and health advocacy gro...

 2020-11-24 03:00 

Slate Magazine

What Is Dust and Why Is His Dark Materials ' Magisterium Intent on Destroying It?...

Plus: A deep dive into "dust," and what Lyra and Mary Malone are discovering about it....

 2020-11-24 02:53 

The Daily Beast

Seth Meyers Brutally Mocks Sidney Powell, the Trump Lawyer 'Too Insane' for Tucker Carlson...

"If you thought Rudy was bonkers, this lady is crazier than a cereal mascot," the "Late Night" host said of Sidney Powell....

 2020-11-24 02:52 

FiveThirtyEight

Trump Probably Won't Be The Last Politician To Reject An Election Outcome Without Evidence...

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses President Trump's continued refusal to concede and his attempts to subvert the results of the election. They also consider how the government is responding to rising numbe...

 2020-11-24 02:15 

Daily Kos

Biden and Democrats try to lead while McConnell holds a hungry, sick, dying nation hostage...

It's been 191 days since the House passed the $3 trillion HEROES Act, and 55 days since the House passed their compromise $2.2 trillion bill, both of which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has refused to take up. And in just 37 days, the fraying...

 2020-11-24 01:31 

Slate Magazine

How To with John Wilson...

John Wilson on filming coincidental moments for his new HBO Max docuseries....

 2020-11-24 01:30 

The Daily Beast

An OAN Host Has Been Helping Rudy With Trump's Legal Efforts...

Cable-news host Christina Bobb, a lawyer by trade, is actively working with Trump's counsel as it seeks to overturn the 2020 election....

 2020-11-24 01:30 

Daily Kos

Resettlement agencies say Biden pledge to raise refugee admissions 'offers hope'...

Agencies that have typically worked with the federal government to resettle refugees in the U.S. have welcomed the pledge from President-elect Joe Biden to raise admissions to 125,000 annually. I wrote "typically worked" because the outgoing admin...

 2020-11-24 01:19 

The New Republic

Here Come the Adults...

Biden's Cabinet is shaping up to be everything that Trump's was not....

 2020-11-24 01:19 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson: "The 2020 election was not fair. No honest person would say it was fair"...
 2020-11-24 00:55 

The Daily Beast

The GOP's Secretly Mad Senators Club Is Impressively Pathetic...

Where are the men who say what they mean and mean what they say? Is there any difference between the Senate and the most toxic lunch table in the whole middle school?...

 2020-11-24 00:54 

Washington Post

Biden's nominees have pushed policies that Trump used to fuel his rise...

As establishment figures take control again, they face a populace altered since Democrats last held the White House....

 2020-11-24 00:50 

Vox

The presidential transition begins as the GSA formally recognizes Biden's victory...

GSA chief Emily Murphy formally...

 2020-11-24 00:50 

Washington Post

Biden names diplomatic chiefs, aiming to convey momentum and avoid fights...

Biden named a diverse team of national security officials Monday, including a Latino immigrant as homeland security secretary and the first woman as intelligence chief, as he sought to convey momentum in building his administration....

 2020-11-24 00:45 

Daily Kos

Q&A: The women behind 'Belly of the Beast' talk reproductive injustice and incarceration...

By Tina Vasquez and Tamar Sarai Davis Between 1909 and 1979, 20,000 people—primarily women of color—were forcibly sterilized in California. A part of the growing eugenics movement, compulsory sterilizations were part of a broad campaign aimed ...

 2020-11-24 00:40 

Slate Magazine

It Was a Good Day for Democracy...

Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss just got some seemingly insurmountable rebukes....

 2020-11-24 00:18 

Washington Post

Sen. Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on Judiciary Committee...

The announcement from the California lawmaker comes weeks after liberal groups criticized her handling of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings....

 2020-11-24 00:10 

Daily Kos

Republicans attempted to add a little voter suppression to Georgia runoff Monday and failed...

The Georgia senate runoff with Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock hoping to unseat Republican incumbents and corrupt COVID-19 profiteers David Perdue and Amy Loeffler is only weeks away. While the Democratic Party is working to create a ...

 2020-11-23 23:57 

The New Republic

The Obama Reunion Isn't Nearly Enough to Stave Off Catastrophe...

Biden is getting the Obama gang back together. Their old pro-shale positions were pretty bad for the climate....

 2020-11-23 23:50 

Crooks and Liars

GSA Finally Certifies Transition To The Biden-Harris Administration...

It took a full 20 days, but GSA Chief Emily Murphy FINALLY decided to DO. HER. DAMN. JOB. and signed off on the authorization to President-Elect Joe Biden, thereby freeing up funds and access to allow the Biden/Harris administration to actually start doin...

 2020-11-23 23:40 

Daily Kos

Boom. GSA chief Emily Murphy finally signs off on initiating formal transition process...

The head of the General Services Administration on Monday finally informed the Biden Administration she had greenlit the formal transition process, signing off on a letter she has been withholding for more than two weeks since every major outlet called th...

 2020-11-23 23:36 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Feinstein says she's stepping down as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she'll step down as top Democrat on Judiciary Committee in the new session of Congress beginning early 2021....

 2020-11-23 23:28 

NBC

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Trump administration officially authorizes Biden transition...

The General Services Administration on Monday ascertained President-elect Joe Biden as the apparent winner of the 2020 presidential race, clearing the way for a new administration amid Trump's meritless legal fight....

 2020-11-23 23:27 

FiveThirtyEight

Politics Podcast: Trump Is Setting A Dangerous Precedent For American Democracy...

Three weeks after the election, President Trump is still refusing to concede and making attempts to subvert the results of the election. His legal arguments have largely failed in court, but he has encouraged local elections officials to refuse to certify...

 2020-11-23 23:22 

Crooks and Liars

More Bang For The Buck: Astra Zeneca Vaccine Uses Smaller Dose To Get 90% Effectiveness...

Some good news, if you can handle it! This vaccine is more effective with an initial half-dose -- which means they can innoculate more people. Via The Guardian: Oxford University and AstraZeneca have announced their jab is effective in preventing many peo...

 2020-11-23 23:22 

The Daily Beast

Trump Administration Finally Ready to Begin Biden Transition Process: GSA...

General Services Administrator Emily Murphy had previously refused to allow Biden's administration to receive government funding and data to begin the transition....

 2020-11-23 23:21 

Slate Magazine

The Authors of the Dictator's Handbook on What Trump Is Doing Wrong...

This autocratic power grab could be grabbier....

 2020-11-23 23:20 

Talking Points Memo

GSA Chief Finally Informs Biden She Will Green Light Formal Transition Process...

General Services Administration chief Emily Murphy has finally told President-elect Joe Biden that she is ready to green light his formal......

 2020-11-23 23:09 

Talking Points Memo

Feinstein Won't Seek Top Role On Judiciary Committee Next Year...

Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA), the leading Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee for four years, announced Monday that she "will......

 2020-11-23 23:00 

Crooks and Liars

Michigan Board Of Canvassers Certifies Biden As The Winner...

Let's give the honor of declaring the winner to the man who has been working tirelessly to make sure every vote is counted and every state is held accountable for making sure their voters are heard: Marc Elias. BREAKING: Michigan Board of Canvassers v...

 2020-11-23 23:00 

MSNBC

Imagine if Kyle Rittenhouse was Muslim...

If Kyle Rittenhouse was named, say, Khalid Rehman, we know things would look very different....

 2020-11-23 23:00 

Daily Kos

There's less than a month left of open enrollment in Obamacare, at least until Biden gets in...

There're still three weeks left to enroll in Obamacare individual insurance plans (in most states), if that's something you need to do. Enrollments end on Dec. 15, though President-elect Joe Biden is probably going to reopen it as soon as he's...

 2020-11-23 22:59 

NBC

[ Politics ]

White House plans holiday parties as Americans urged to stay home...

The White House plans to hold indoor holiday receptions in the coming weeks despite ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks and the advice of public health professionals....

 2020-11-23 22:55 

Crooks and Liars

Stable Genius Goes Golfing, Misses G20 Covid Meeting...

After briefly attending the virtual G20 summit from the White House's Situation Room on Saturday, President Doanld Trump skipped a meeting with other leaders of the world's 20 largest economies where the attendees discussed the coronavirus pandemi...

 2020-11-23 22:51 

Talking Points Memo

A More Diverse And Inclusive Gov't Could Be Biden's Most Significant Policy Legacy. But It Must Extend Beyond Admin Leadership....

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news analysis. After what seemed like a never ending......

 2020-11-23 22:51 

Talking Points Memo

Secret Service Agents Are Being Asked To Relocate Ahead Of Trump's Inevitable Return To FL...

Secret Service agents in President Trump's detail are being asked whether they'd like to relocate to Palm Beach, Florida —......

 2020-11-23 22:45 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Sabotage...

Consider supporting my work on Patreon or on Ko-Fi so I can continue creating it. Also, please sign up for my free editorial cartooning newsletter ....

 2020-11-23 22:33 

CBS News

GM drops out of air pollution lawsuit against California, says it's all in on electric cars...

Automaker had sided with the Trump administration in a bid to block California from setting clean-air standards....

 2020-11-23 22:30 

MSNBC

Monday's Mini-Report, 11.23.20...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2020-11-23 22:28 

Slate Magazine

Congress Has Every Right to Keep Investigating Trump After He's Gone...

Congress has many valid justifications for continuing to seek information concerning Trump's financial entanglements....

 2020-11-23 22:10 

Slate Magazine

Delight in Ten Years of Calvin and Hobbes With This Box Set , Now on Sale...

All three volumes of the iconic strip can be yours for about $60....

 2020-11-23 22:02 

Talking Points Memo

Controversial Academic Named To Census Panel In Waning Days Of Trump...

Thomas Brunell — a controversial redistricting researcher who was floated and then withdrawn from consideration to lead the Census Bureau......

 2020-11-23 22:00 

Daily Kos

Biden keeps winning the same states again and again, thanks to Trump efforts to overturn the vote...

Joe Biden won Michigan and Georgia, but thanks to the Trump team's constant efforts to overturn the results in those states, we get to watch Biden win again and again. The Michigan State Board of Canvassers met Monday to certify the vote in the state,...

 2020-11-23 21:59 

Talking Points Memo

MI GOPers Decide Against Playing Along With Trump's Faux Coup After All...

The long, painful death of President Trump's bid to steal the election is getting closer to final breathes, with another......

 2020-11-23 21:55 

Slate Magazine

I Figured Out an Incredible Sexual Trick—Then It Ruined My Life...

I really miss it....

 2020-11-23 21:41 

MSNBC

With breakthrough Treasury nomination, Yellen gets last laugh...

In ugly ways, Trump tried to turn Janet Yellen into a villain. In 2021, she'll return to public service as the nation's first woman Treasury secretary....

 2020-11-23 21:41 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Michigan election board votes to certify Biden win, dealing blow to Trump effort...

The Michigan State Board of Canvassers voted Monday to certify the presidential election results in the state, dealing a blow to President Trump's meritless legal fight....

 2020-11-23 21:39 

Slate Magazine

Freddy Adu Was Supposed to Be America's First Global Soccer Star. What Went Wrong?...

Freddy Adu turned pro at age 14. His career went downhill from there....

 2020-11-23 21:38 

Washington Post

Michigan board votes to certify the state's election results, dealing Trump another blow...

In the run-up to Monday's meeting, President Trump made an extraordinary personal intervention in state, seeking to undo President-elect Joe Biden's win....

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