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Special Report on the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 27, 2020
COVID-19 case numbers are hitting record highs as outbreaks are appearing nationwide right before the holiday season. With millions struggling, the biggest question is, what’s next? The panel discusses what the future holds for America as vaccines arrive, and how a deeply divided Congress can impact future COVID-19 legislation.
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Biden unveils first cabinet picks, declares 'America is back'

November 25, 2020
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President-elect Joe Biden was joined on stage by his first cabinet picks at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, adding that this team of nominees reflects the idea that America is back.

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 appointed a slew of senior White House staff members. Here are the key figures.

November 18, 2020
Jonathan Martin, Michael D. Shear, Katie Glueck, Lisa Lerer, and Glenn Thrush | The New York Times
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. made a slew of appointments to his White House senior staff on Tuesday, selecting high-level campaign aides and longstanding supporters to join him in the West Wing when he takes office.
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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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