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Anti-Gay Hungarian MEP Resigns After Gay Orgy Arrest, Lockdown Violation

Anti-Gay Hungarian MEP Resigns After Gay Orgy Arrest, Lockdown Violation

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 1, 2020

József Szájer has resigned from his position as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in Brussels, representing Hungary, after being caught attending a gay orgy.

Trump Headed to Georgia as Turnout Driver, but Also a Threat

Trump Headed to Georgia as Turnout Driver, but Also a Threat

By Bill Barrow and Alan Fram | Dec 1, 2020

Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump's conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party's ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden's administration.

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

Elisa Crespo Could Become First Trans NYC Council Member

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 30, 2020

Elisa Crespo is running to become the first trans woman on the New York City Council.

Biden Chooses an All-Female Senior White House Press Team

Biden Chooses an All-Female Senior White House Press Team

By Alexandra Jaffe and Andrew Taylor | Nov 30, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what's expected to be a return to a more traditional press operation.

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

By Laurie Kellman | Nov 29, 2020

Protecting Joe stands out among Jill Biden's many roles over their 43-year marriage, as her husband's career moved him from the Senate to the presidential campaign trail and the White House as President Barack Obama's vice president.

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29, 2020

Amid speculation that President Trump will grant numerous pardons before exiting the White House, one name stands out: Openly gay former zoo owner Joe Exotic, the subject of the recent docuseries "Tiger King."

High Court Takes Up Census Case, as Other Count Issues Loom

High Court Takes Up Census Case, as Other Count Issues Loom

By Mike Schneider and Mark Sherman | Nov 28, 2020

President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.

One Pandemic, Two Different Worlds in Georgia Runoff Races

One Pandemic, Two Different Worlds in Georgia Runoff Races

Nov 28, 2020

Each party has a pool of potential voters approaching 2.5 million. It's just a matter of which side can coax more to cast ballots in a second round.

Biden's Win Hides a Dire Warning for Democrats in Rural U.S.

Biden's Win Hides a Dire Warning for Democrats in Rural U.S.

By Thomas Beaumont | Nov 27, 2020

Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in this month's presidential election, President Donald Trump won it with 60% of the vote.

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

By Colleen Long, Alanna Durkin Richer and Zeke Miller | Nov 26, 2020

Trump's baseless claims have a way of coming back. And back. And back.

Biden's Diverse Staff Picks Include Out Social Secretary

Biden's Diverse Staff Picks Include Out Social Secretary

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25, 2020

Among the diverse staff picks made so far by President-elect Joe Biden is Carlos Elizondo, whom Biden has chosen for the role of White House social secretary.

'America is Back': Biden Pushes Past Trump Era with Nominees

'America is Back': Biden Pushes Past Trump Era with Nominees

By Alexandra Jaffe, Matthew Lee and Aamer Madhani | Nov 25, 2020

Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he'll shift from Trump-era "America First" policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment.

Biden Transition OK'd to Start as Trump Runs Out of Options

Biden Transition OK'd to Start as Trump Runs Out of Options

By Zeke Miller, David Eggert and Colleen Long | Nov 24, 2020

The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy.

Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24, 2020

A Brazilian man accused of violently attacking a movie company that depicted Jesus Christ as gay is seeking asylum in Russia his September arrest in Moscow.

NYC's First African American Mayor, David Dinkins, has Died

NYC's First African American Mayor, David Dinkins, has Died

By Deepti Hajela | Nov 24, 2020

David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot in Brooklyn, has died. He was 93.

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

By Alan Fram | Nov 23, 2020

A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged. If she does so, she apparently won't be alone.

Biden Expected to Nominate Blinken as Secretary of State

Biden Expected to Nominate Blinken as Secretary of State

By Matthew Lee | Nov 23, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning.

Trump's Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, but Courts Found None

Trump's Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, but Courts Found None

By Maryclaire Dale | Nov 22, 2020

As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump's failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania.

Trump Election Challenges Sound Alarm Among Voters of Color

Trump Election Challenges Sound Alarm Among Voters of Color

By Aaron Morrison, Kat Stafford and Christine Fernando | Nov 22, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden was in part powered to victory in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Georgia by Black voters, many of them concentrated in cities such as Detroit, Philadelphia and Atlanta where he received a significant share of their support

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

By Harris Meyer | Nov 21, 2020

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

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