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U.S. Supreme Court weighs Trump bid to bar illegal immigrants from census totals

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday is set to take up President Donald Trump's unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population

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Wisconsin counties finish recounts, Biden's lead reconfirmed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The recount of presidential ballots in Wisconsin’s two largest counties finished on Sunday, confirming that Democratic President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in

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U.S. appeals ruling that barred Postal Service changes before election

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and President Donald Trump late Friday appealed a federal judge's ruling suspending service

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In fresh blow to Trump, U.S. court rejects Pennsylvania election case

By Tom Hals (Reuters) -A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt by U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared the winner of Pennsylvania

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Factbox: The Biden Cabinet - President-elect begins to build a team

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic President-elect Joe Biden has begun nominating the members of his Cabinet and White House, working to fulfill his promise to build an administration that reflects the

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Former head of U.S. election security calls Trump team fraud allegations 'farcical'

By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The top U.S. cybersecurity official fired by Republican President Donald Trump for saying the Nov.

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President-elect Joe Biden to receive first President’s Daily Brief

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday will receive his first presidential daily briefing – a report that will contain information from the nation’s intelligence agencies. 

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Tom Cotton slams Biden's 'unity' platform, points to admin picks

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Sunday took President-elect Joe Biden to task over his pledge to unify the country yet still choose controversial people to fill his cabinet.

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Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.

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Biden's win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released

The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce during his 16 years locked up without charges at the U.S. base in Cuba.

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Kamala Harris slammed for tweet sucking up to small businesses after bailing out rioters

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris was widely slammed on Twitter this weekend for committing to helping small businesses affected by the pandemic despite having openly supported protesters at the height of social unrest over the summer.

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Joe Biden's doctor gives update after the 78-year-old gets hurt playing with dog Major

President-elect Joe Biden reportedly twisted his ankle on Saturday and is expected to be examined by an orthopedist "out of an abundance of caution," according to officials. 

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Biden breaks foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for the next several weeks as he recovers from breaking his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, his doctor said.

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Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump clung to false notions Sunday that Joe Biden stole the presidential election, citing thousands of votes magically switched to the president-elect and poll watchers illegally barred on Election Day, neither of which happened.

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Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden fractured his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, an injury discovered in a scan Sunday and that will likely require him to wear a boot for several weeks, his doctor said.

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Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, to step up as first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) — She's fended off protesters who made a run at her husband. She's moved him farther from reporters during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state.

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Trump: 'It's Hard to Get Into the Supreme Court'

President Trump struck a somber note Sunday about his attempt to overturn the 2020 election results, CNBC reports. "Well, the problem is, it's hard to get into the Supreme Court," he said on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures . "I've got the best Supreme Court advocates, lawyers, that want to argue...

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Obama Gives Rapper the OK to Play Him in Biopic

Barack Obama has a message for Drake: Go for it. The former president appeared on 360 With Speedy Morman and said he's OK with the singer/rapper portraying him in a possible future biopic, People reports. "I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants," Obama...

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Big Donor on Election Fraud Suits Wants His Money Back

Fred Eshelman kicked in $2.5 million to support lawsuits claiming fraud in the presidential election. The North Carolina investor regularly asked True the Vote, which said it was pressing the lawsuits on behalf of President Trump's cause, for progress reports. The group had detailed a plan that included filing...

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Could Trump Pardon Himself? It May Hinge on Single Word

Could President Trump pardon himself before he leaves office? He faces possible liability on bank and tax issues, and a former prosecutor in the Robert Mueller investigation makes the case in a New York Times op-ed that he should get hit with obstruction charges, too. A president, of course, can...

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Pa. Court Rejects GOP Bid to Chuck the Election

Pennsylvania's highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court's order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its Nov. 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state. The state Supreme Court, in a...

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Biden Plans White House Surprise

Major, Champ, and ... pussy-kitty? Looks like Joe Biden's hope for reuniting America will extend beyond Democrats and Republicans, the Guardian reports. A CBS Sunday Morning tweet teased the fact that the new first family—which includes the two aforementioned German shepherds—will be "joined by a cat." Response is predictably...

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