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U.S. Poised to Act Over Alleged Election Hacking

December 29, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
Retaliation against Russia expected for cyberattacks on Democratic National Committee
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In John Kerry’s Mideast Speech, a Clash of Policies and Personalities

December 29, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump privately told several visitors to his winter retreat in Florida on Wednesday that he is writing the first draft of his inaugural speech and is looking to presidents Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy for inspiration, according to three people familiar with the conversation.
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2016 Campaign Takes Personal Toll on Voters, Poll Shows

December 22, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
The 2016 presidential election has taken an emotional and personal toll on many Americans, affecting their relationships and alienating them from relatives and close associates, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found.
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Are Trump's tweets designed to distract?

December 22, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to once again tout his Electoral College victory, but are his tweets meant to distract from potential conflicts of interest?
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Poll Finds More Americans Now View Donald Trump Positively

December 20, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Measure rises to 41% from 29% in October; latest survey also finds nation more divided than usual after a presidential election
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Electoral College Settles Donald Trump’s Victory, but Little Else

December 20, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Michael Wines | The New York Times
In Florida, protesters swarmed the Capitol rotunda, one hoisting a “Trump Is Too Rusky” sign featuring a hammer and sickle. In Wisconsin’s statehouse, a heckler shouted, “We’re all going to go to war and die thanks to you,” during the formal meeting of the Electoral College.
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New GOP resistance in push to create Senate committee on Russia

December 20, 2016
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett | CNN
Top Republicans and Democrats are quietly maneuvering to force a vote on the Senate floor establishing a new committee to investigate the Russian cyberattacks on the US political system.
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