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The Road to the Georgia Runoffs

November 20, 2020
The nation is looking to Georgia as the state’s two Senate runoff elections are right around the corner. The panel continued the conversation from the broadcast and discussed a private phone call between Republican senators expressing their views on Trump’s ongoing election feud, and what the future of the Senate might be in 2021.

President Donald Trump Denies Election Results As COVID-19 Spikes

November 20, 2020
President Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results, taking aid from his lawyer and Republican leaders that have resulted in no overturn in Biden’s victory. The panel also discussed the fate of the nation as the pandemic surges, while COVID-19 stimulus talks are put on hold for yearning Americans.
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Biden pushes ahead with plans despite transition turmoil

November 17, 2020
Kristen Welker | NBC News
Despite President Trump’s refusal to concede the election, President-elect Biden is pushing ahead with plans for his administration. On Tuesday he plans to speak with diplomatic, intelligence and defense experts. Meanwhile, cracks are appearing in Trump’s wall of Republican support.
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Biden And Harris Address The U.S. Economy And Lay Out Their Plans For Recovery

November 17, 2020
Asma Khalid | NPR
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met with business and labor leaders on Monday before addressing their approach to managing the economy.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now” by Evan Osnos

November 13, 2020
Evan Osnos of The New Yorker discussed his latest book on President-elect Joe Biden. The book discusses Biden’s life, career and the months prior to his victory in the 2020 election.

Joe Biden is President-Elect & President Donald Trump Refuses to Concede

November 13, 2020
Joe Biden is now president-elect and is beginning his transition into the White House as President Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results. The panel also discussed how the White House is tackling rising COVID-19 case numbers and why Republicans are backing the president’s false claims of election fraud.
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Trump insists he’ll win, but aides say he has no real plan to overturn results and talks of 2024 run

November 12, 2020
Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
The president has no clear endgame to actually win the election — and, in an indication he may be starting to come to terms with his loss, he is talking privately about running again in 2024. Trump aides, advisers and allies said there is no grand strategy to reverse the election results, which show President-elect Joe Biden with a majority of electoral college votes, as well as a 5 million-vote lead in the national popular vote.
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