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Trump-Friendly Newsmax Seeks to Cut into Fox's Viewership

Trump-Friendly Newsmax Seeks to Cut into Fox's Viewership

By David Bauder | Nov 19, 2020

Now that his largely invisible network has suddenly been flooded by fans of President Donald Trump, Newsmax television personality Grant Stinchfield is puffing out his chest.

GOP Increasingly Accepts Trump's Defeat — but Not in Public

GOP Increasingly Accepts Trump's Defeat — but Not in Public

By Jonathan Lemire and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 19, 2020

The GOP's public silence on the reality of Biden's victory amounts to tacit approval of Trump's baseless claims of election fraud

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 18, 2020

In his new bestselling memoir, President Barack Obama has admitted to calling people "gay" and "fags" as a young man, and feeling "profoundly ashamed."

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Nov 18, 2020

"We have the tools at our hands to prevent infection and to keep people living with HIV healthy. Our barrier to achieving this vision is no longer science; it is systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia," says Dr. Demetre Daskalakis.

Trump Pays $3 Million for Recount of 2 Wisconsin Counties

Trump Pays $3 Million for Recount of 2 Wisconsin Counties

By Scott Bauer | Nov 18, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign has paid $3 million for a recount of two heavily Democratic Wisconsin counties.

Biden's DIY Transition Proceeds without Trump Assistance

Biden's DIY Transition Proceeds without Trump Assistance

By Steve Peoples, Deb Riechmann and Zeke Miller | Nov 18, 2020

President Trump's refusal to cooperate with his successor is forcing President-elect Joe Biden to seek unusual workarounds to prepare for the exploding public health threat and evolving national security challenges he will inherit in just nine weeks.

A Rusty Giuliani Returns to the Courtroom on Trump's Behalf

A Rusty Giuliani Returns to the Courtroom on Trump's Behalf

By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo | Nov 18, 2020

Representing a client inside a courtroom for the first time in nearly three decades, Rudy Giuliani showed some rust as he tried to make the case that President Donald Trump has been robbed of re-election.

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 17, 2020

When Rep. Ryan Fecteau becomes speaker of the Maine House of Representatives next month, he will be the youngest and the first LGBTQ person to do so.

Georgia Official Says Lindsey Graham Asked Him About Tossing Ballots

Georgia Official Says Lindsey Graham Asked Him About Tossing Ballots

By Kate Brumback | Nov 17, 2020

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Monday that U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham asked him whether he had the power to reject certain absentee ballots, a question he interpreted as a suggestion to toss out legally cast votes.

Facebook, Twitter CEOs Facing Questions on Election Measures

Facebook, Twitter CEOs Facing Questions on Election Measures

By Marcy Gordon | Nov 17, 2020

A Senate panel is calling on the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to defend their handling of disinformation in the contest between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.

Trump Campaign Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania Vote Heads to Court

Trump Campaign Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania Vote Heads to Court

By Mark Scolforo | Nov 17, 2020

A hearing on the Trump campaign's federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track for Tuesday after a judge quickly denied the campaign's new lawyer's request for a delay.

Biden's Beach Hideaway Has Political Sun Shining On Rehoboth

Biden's Beach Hideaway Has Political Sun Shining On Rehoboth

By Will Weissert | Nov 16, 2020

This resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates to the 1870s has long prided itself on being the "Nation's Summer Capital." It may soon sport a beach White House.

Biden Seeks Window on Vaccine Plans as Trump Stalls Handoff

Biden Seeks Window on Vaccine Plans as Trump Stalls Handoff

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Will Weissert | Nov 16, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden's scientific advisers plan to meet with vaccine makers in coming days even as a stalled presidential transition keeps them out of the loop on government plans to inoculate all Americans against COVID-19.

Out Congressman-Elect: 'Old Boys Club' Politics 'Collapsing' under Rainbow Wave

Out Congressman-Elect: 'Old Boys Club' Politics 'Collapsing' under Rainbow Wave

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16, 2020

Citing the "rainbow wave" in which more than 220 out LGBTQ candidates of both parties have won elections at all levels of power, Congressman-elect Ritchie Torres declared the "old boys club" brand of politics is done.

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 16, 2020

Kamala Harris has just become 'a first' for the White House in many ways. How does the Vice President-elect's record stand where LGBTQ rights are concerned?

What Mandate? Biden's Agenda Faces A Divided Congress

What Mandate? Biden's Agenda Faces A Divided Congress

By Lisa Mascaro | Nov 16, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden wants to "restore the soul of America." First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress.

Trump Campaign Retreats from Key Claim in Pennsylvania Suit

Trump Campaign Retreats from Key Claim in Pennsylvania Suit

Nov 16, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign is withdrawing a central part of its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania.

'Rainbow Wave' Victories Now Top 220

'Rainbow Wave' Victories Now Top 220

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15, 2020

The number of LGBTQ candidates celebrating election victories in the 2020 elections has edged up to more than 220 and continues to grow.

California Senate Sweepstakes: Who Gets Kamala Harris' Job?

California Senate Sweepstakes: Who Gets Kamala Harris' Job?

By Michael R. Blood | Nov 14, 2020

Election Day is over, but California already is consumed with its next high-profile political contest — the competition to fill Kamala Harris' soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat.

Can Trump Win With 'Fantasy' Electors Bid? State GOP Says No

Can Trump Win With 'Fantasy' Electors Bid? State GOP Says No

By Bob Christie and Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 14, 2020

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.

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