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Monday's Mini-Report, 11.29.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
19h ago

As Congress returns to work, a daunting to-do list awaits

For those who enjoy Capitol Hill excitement — which is to say, people like me — the next five weeks will be among the most hectic of the year.
Image: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Image: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
20h ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 11.29.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
21h ago

Why Michael Flynn's weird ideas about the 'global elite' matter

As Flynn descends deeper into the political fringe, remember: If Trump were to reclaim power, he'd consider rehiring his former national security advisor.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's First Year In The Oval Office
22h ago

Some Republicans grumble about the RNC paying Trump's legal bills

Is everyone in the party comfortable with the RNC helping pay Donald Trump's legal bills? Evidently not.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Ga.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Ga.
23h ago

GOP gets pandemic backwards, tries to blame Biden for ongoing crisis

The more Republicans succeed in extending the Covid-19 crisis, the more the party blames the president for the fact that the pandemic isn't over.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.

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Wednesday's Mini-Report, 11.24.21

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Even now, Trump urges Arizona to help undo his 2020 defeat

More than a year after his defeat, Trump still expects Arizona to "decertify" its election results, not because of evidence, but because he says so.
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Image: Joe Biden
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