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Pete Williams Remembers Renowned Journalist Gwen Ifill, Who Passed At 61

November 15, 2016
Pete Williams | MSNBC
PBS anchor Gwen Ifill, one of the most prominent journalists in the country, has passed away at the age of 61. NBC's Pete Williams reports.
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Obama Says Donald Trump Will Be Driven by Pragmatism Not Ideology as President

November 15, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama said he believes President-elect Donald Trump will be driven by pragmatism, not ideology, as he governs, but he warned the Republican businessman’s temperament could be an issue unless he shifts course once in office.
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Reince Priebus named Trump’s chief of staff

November 14, 2016
Katie Zezima, Dan Balz, Chris Cillizza | The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as his chief of staff.
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Pulling Democrats Back to ‘It’s the Economy, Stupid’

November 14, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Even as Democrats agree about the need to promote their agenda more aggressively for the middle class, they are divided over how aggressively to position themselves on the economic left.
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Trump’s Election Upends Agenda for Obama’s Last Foreign Trip

November 14, 2016
Margaret Talev, Toluse Olorunnipa | Bloomberg Politics
Donald Trump’s election has changed the nature of President Barack Obama’s final foreign trip as commander in chief.
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We’ve seen two Donald Trumps. Who will show up at the White House?

November 14, 2016
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
We’ve seen two Donald Trumps in the past week. Which one will arrive at the White House on Inauguration Day?
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The Story of the Suburbs

November 14, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
The media has paid a lot of attention on rural and working-class white America. Not nearly as much attention has been spent on suburban America, who abandoned Hillary Clinton too.
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Trump Shakes Up Transition, Begins to Articulate Priorities

November 12, 2016
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
Vice President-elect Mike Pence is replacing Chris Christie as the head of Donald Trump’s transition team as Trump’s influential oldest children take formal roles alongside seasoned Washington hands.
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What’s next for Democrats? For starters, a battle for the soul of the party.

November 12, 2016
John Wagner, Ed O'Keefe, Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Amid the wreckage of Hillary Clinton’s loss, Democrats have started jockeying for control of the national party — and vigorously debating a dramatic course correction in response to Donald Trump’s election.
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