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Minnesota GOP Hid COVID Outbreak From Democrats

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: A day after it was revealed that GOP state Sen. Dave Senjem [photo] tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a Nov. 5 party caucus, news broke that Republican senators and staffers were informed in a Tuesday memo that “a number of [GOP Senate] members and staff have been diagnosed with COVID-19.” DFLers were not informed …

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Key State GOP Leaders Reject Ploy To Flip Electors

The Associated Press reports: Republican leaders in four critical states won by President-elect Joe Biden say they won’t participate in a legally dubious scheme to flip their state’s electors to vote for President Donald Trump. Their comments effectively shut down a half-baked plot some Republicans floated as a last chance to keep Trump in the White House. State GOP lawmakers …

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Trump Drives By DC Proud Boys/Nazi Rally [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: A week after the election was called for Joe Biden, hundreds of President Trump’s supporters descended on the nation’s capital Saturday to falsely claim that the race had been stolen from the man they adore — who soon decided to welcome them in person. Shortly after 10 a.m., Trump drove down Pennsylvania Avenue in his motorcade, …

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Arctic Drilling Leases Rushed Ahead Of Biden Takeover

Yahoo News reports: The Trump administration is advancing plans to auction drilling rights in the U.S. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who has vowed to block oil exploration in the rugged Alaska wilderness. The Interior Department is set to issue a formal “call for nominations” as soon as Monday, kick-starting a final effort to …

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US Attorneys To Barr: No Evidence Of Election Fraud

The Washington Post reports: Sixteen assistant U.S. attorneys specially assigned to monitor malfeasance in the 2020 election urged Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday to rescind his recent memorandum allowing investigators to publicly pursue allegations of “vote tabulation irregularities” in certain cases before results are certified, saying they had not seen evidence of any substantial anomalies. In a letter …

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Dem Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Tests COVID+

The Associated Press reports: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 as the virus surges to record levels in the state and across the U.S. The 66-year-old Democrat is the fifth governor to report testing positive for the coronavirus this year. Three governors, two Republicans in Missouri and Oklahoma, and one Democrat in Virginia …

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ND Gov Issues Mask Mandate As Hospitals Buckle

The Grand Forks Herald reports: North Dakota has put in place a statewide mask mandate, occupancy limits on public-facing businesses and the suspension of most high school winter sports as the state’s worst-in-the-nation COVID-19 outbreak continues to spiral out of control. The mask order, announced in a news release late Friday night, Nov. 13, means residents of the state must …

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K-Pop Fans Make #MillionMAGAMarch Hashtag Useless

The Wrap reports: The #MillionMAGAMarch hashtag was flooded with pictures of pancakes on Friday in what is the latest brilliant troll driven by K-pop stans on social media. The idea to use pictures of pancakes appears to have come from actress Shea Depmore, who posted a video on her TikTok and Twitter accounts on Wednesday instructing people to fill the …

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Trump Puts Giuliani In Charge Of Election Lawsuits

The New York Times reports: President Trump has put his personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, in charge of his campaign lawsuits related to the outcome of the election, as well as all public communications related to them, four people familiar with the move said on Friday. Mr. Trump turned to Mr. Giuliani earlier on Friday in reaction to the latest …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Patient viewers of Netflix’s royal drama “The Crown” are in for a serious pay-off with season 4, which introduces Princess Diana for the first time and delights in the painful tension between the Queen and then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. “Up until [this] point, we had been in deep history. But I do think this is the first of …

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