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Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Several Others Have COVID

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has contracted COVID-19—weeks after an outbreak infected a slew of Trumpworld figures, including the president.Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson and Trump campaign aide Nick Trainer have also tested positive, according to Bloomberg. At least two other White House staffers are also ill, according to multiple media reports.The news comes just two weeks after Meadows shockingly admitted on television that the Trump administration has decided it is “not going to...
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'Democracy works': Biden addresses nation as vote count shows him on brink of victory – live

Georgia heading for recount while Biden leads in two key statesJoe Biden on course to win presidency after record turnoutWhy are the media reporting different US election results?Trump v Biden – full 2020 results as they come in 4.30am GMT Gabrielle Canon reports: Marches continued in New York City for the 4th night, in support of vote counters and the expected end to Trump’s presidency. Hundreds are still gathering in the streets tonight, and even after clashes with police and documented ab...
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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

Doug Mills/Getty Images White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for COVID-19, multiple outlets reported Friday. Two officials confirmed Meadows' diagnosis to CNN, as well as people familiar with the matter to Bloomberg. Meadows' diagnosis comes after a slew of people, including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, tested positive for the coronavirus last month. He was also at Trump's bedside when the president was hospitalized for COVID-19 last month. M...
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Coronavirus live news: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive – reports

US sees record 120,000 cases in a day as Texas edges towards 1m infections; Victoria records eight days in a row without a case. Follow the updates UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeHow ther Australian property market survived the pandemicUK coronavirus updates – live 4.31am GMT My colleague Martin Farrer reports that while the world is gripped by the most serious pandemic for a century, and the US presidency is facing transition, at least one thing remains cer...
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Recount California Rally Planned For Saturday At State Capitol

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A Recount California rally is planned for Saturday afternoon at the California State Capitol building in Sacramento. The event is hosted by Freedom Angels 2.0, which is calling upon attendees to bring recall petitions to the rally, and is scheduled to run from noon to 2 p.m. As of Friday night, the 2020 presidential election remained too close to call. In the race to 270 electoral votes, CBS News had Democratic party candidate Joe Biden at 254 and President Donald Trump at 2...
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Mark Meadows, Trump’s Chief of Staff, Has the Coronavirus

Mr. Meadows aided President Trump’s efforts to play down the virus throughout the summer. A second White House aide is also said to have...
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White House chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus, two officials confirm to CNN.
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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus, NBC News confirmed Friday.
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Steve Bannon loses his defense counsel after calling for the beheading of Dr. Anthony Fauci

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court on August 20, 2020 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Bannon and three other defendants have been indicted for allegedly defrauding donors in a $25 million border wall fundraising campaign. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Steve Bannon's defense counsel told a federal judge on Friday that it was withdrawing from the case. The news comes after Bannon called for beheading Dr. Anthony Fauci and Christopher ...
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Joe Biden becomes first presidential candidate in U.S. history to cross 75 million votes

They've been counting votes in the U.S. presidential election for three days, and the winner hasn't yet been called. But it's increasingly clear Joe Biden has been elected by popular vote. And now, from Cook Political Report's Dave Wasserman tonight: "Breaking: Joe Biden becomes the first presidential candidate in U.S. — Read the rest
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The President's weekend schedule is… blank

Weekend schedule for outgoing U.S. President Donald J. Trump, as released by the White House: it's empty. White House released president's schedule for the weekend. On Saturday:THE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled.And for Sunday:THE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled. — Read the rest
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Deductibilty of PPP loan expenses: Tax issues remain at federal and state levels

Photo by Erik Mclean via Pexels.com Will the lame duck Congress finally give struggling individuals and businesses a second round of COVID-19 economic relief? That ultimate answer could be as confusing and convoluted as the election aftermath we're now watching play out in key presidential election battleground states. That Capitol Hill action is being anxiously awaited by individual taxpayers who've lost income during the pandemic, as well as by small business owners looking for a legisl...
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Biden piles up votes in Pennsylvania as he moves closer to finalizing a path to the White House

Joe Biden is pulling even further away from President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, the state that may make him the 46th US president, as he moves closer to the 270 electoral votes he needs to win.
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RESULTS: Now-Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew defeats Democrat Amy Kennedy to represent the state's 2nd Congressional District

  Now-Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew defeated Democrat Amy Kennedy to represent New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ. After one year as a Democratic representative, Van Drew switched parties and now is a member of the Republican Party. New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District is the southernmost and largest Congressional District in New Jersey. It contains all of Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties. See the live coverage and full results from all U...
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Councilman David Ryu, who sought a second term, concedes defeat to challenger Nithya Raman

Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu conceded to his challenger, urban planner Nithya Raman, on Friday, Nov. 6, after several days of results showing that he consistently trailed his foe by 5 percentage points. “The voters of District Four have spoken, and I respect the outcome of this election,” Ryu said in a statement sent out just after the release of the latest update from the county registrar-recorder’s office. The district includes Sherman Oaks and Toluca Lake in the San Fernando Valley, ...
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Ja'Ron Smith, highest-ranking Black Trump adviser, has left the White House

Top aide’s departure was long-planned, predating election results
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Election challenges live updates: Pennsylvania officials must separate ballots that arrived after Election Day

As Joe Biden inches ahead of Donald Trump in the race to the White House, the legal battle continues. Latest news on election lawsuits.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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AOC asks for record of Trump ‘sycophants’ who were complicit in his administration

The congresswoman’s comments come as Democratic nominee Joe Biden is poised to take the White House from Donald Trump.
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Biden’s Team Steps Up Transition Plans, Mapping Out a White House

With Joe Biden leading in several important battleground states, his advisers and allies have moved rapidly to discuss hiring in...
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Biden piles up votes as he moves closer to finalizing a path to the White House

Former Vice President Joe Biden is relentlessly piling up votes in Western battlegrounds Nevada and Arizona and in the "blue wall" state of Pennsylvania, moving ever closer to finalizing the path to 270 electoral votes that he needs to win the presidency.
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Doctors say they’re ‘hopeful’ Biden will handle the pandemic better, but ‘disappointed’ that he didn’t win by a landslide

Former Vice President Joe Biden puts on a mask after a campaign event on July 28, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Three doctors spoke to Insider about the projection that Joe Biden has won the US presidential election, and will be spearheading the country's coronavirus response as of 2021.  They were all hopeful that Biden will have science-led approach to the coronavirus that will be "less stressful for healthcare providers." But some are disheartened that the country...
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A Major Marketing Effort Landed Mississippi Its New State Flag

From statues to street names, the most prominent reminders of the United States' history with racism are often these lingering remnants of the Confederacy. Mississippi's state flag, which featured the Confederate flag in its upper lefthand corner, is just one example. It had long been a controversial point for the state, and in 2001, a...
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Evangelicals stick with Trump, see upside even if he loses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The conservative evangelical Christians who helped send Donald Trump to the White House four years ago stuck by him in...
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Tony Blinken Will Get a Top Job in Biden Admin, Sources Say

Before all votes were counted in the states that will determine the next president, conversations within Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s foreign policy orbit had intensified around one person: Tony Blinken.According to multiple sources who spoke to The Daily Beast, Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state during former President Barack Obama’s second term, is being considered for two influential positions in a potential Biden administration: secretary of state and national security advise...
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Election challenges live updates: Pennsylvania GOP asks Supreme Court to make sure late absentee ballots are separated

As Joe Biden inches ahead of Donald Trump in the race to the White House, the legal battle continues. Latest news on election lawsuits.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bannon's lawyer drops him after comments suggesting Fauci should be beheaded

President Trump's former chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who was arrested over the summer for alleged fraud, has lost his lawyer after suggesting that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.Lawyer William Burck on Friday "abruptly moved to drop" Bannon as a client after the former Trump strategist suggested violence against Fauci and Wray, The New York Times reports. Burck reportedly did not provide an explanation as to why he was doing so. A judge will have ...
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Steve Bannon dropped by attorney in criminal case

A high-powered attorney representing Steve Bannon on Friday moved to withdraw from representing the former White House chief strategist in a criminal fraud case one day after Bannon suggested in a video that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.
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Steve Bannon dropped by attorney in criminal case day after suggesting Fauci and FBI director beheadings

A high-powered attorney representing Steve Bannon on Friday moved to withdraw from representing the former White House chief strategist in a criminal fraud case one day after Bannon suggested in a video that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.
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Oil falls 4% as U.S. vote count continues, coronavirus cases rise | Reuters

Oil falls 4% as U.S. vote count continues, coronavirus cases rise | Reuters Oil settled below $40 a barrel on Friday as rising global coronavirus cases stoked fears about lackluster demand and as drawn-out vote counting in the U.S. presidential election kept markets on edge.France reported record cases, intensifying concerns that additional lockdowns in Europe could weigh on demand.In the U.S. election, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took the lead over President Donald Trump in Geor...
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