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With all eyes on Georgia, RNC chair tries to convince Republicans to vote in runoff elections

With all eyes on Georgia, RNC chair tries to convince Republicans to vote in runoff elections

At a Saturday campaign stop in Marietta, Georgia, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel attempted to persuade Republicans to vote in the Georgia Senate runoff elections, even as voters expressed ambivalence about expanding “money and work when it’s already decided.” Incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are facing tough reelection battles in two January…MORE

The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

Child welfare organizations for months have felt the full weight of the coronavirus pandemic, navigating concerns about unreported abuse and ensuring their resources are available to at-risk children. But now, deeper into the outbreak, a new challenge is emerging that’s complicating their critical outreach efforts: the QAnon conspiracy theory. The most basic QAnon belief —…MORE

Biden picks up small number of votes in Milwaukee County after Trump-requested recount

Biden picks up small number of votes in Milwaukee County after Trump-requested recount

President-elect Joe Biden saw a small net gain in votes as Milwaukee County, Wisconsin’s largest, certified its presidential general election results Friday after a recount requested by the Trump campaign. The results showed a net gain of 132 votes for Biden, with President Donald Trump receiving 134,482 votes and Biden receiving 317,527 after the recount,…MORE

Incoming Florida congressman tests positive for Covid-19

Incoming Florida congressman tests positive for Covid-19

Rep.-elect Carlos Gimenez of Florida announced Friday evening that he and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 Thursday and are self-isolating in their home. “After several negative tests, both Lourdes and I tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday. We are both feeling good and experiencing no symptoms at this time,” Gimenez said in a statement. “I…MORE

US officials quiet on Iranian assassination amid fears of dangerous escalation

US officials quiet on Iranian assassination amid fears of dangerous escalation

US officials told CNN they are closely monitoring fallout from the alleged assassination Friday of one of Iran’s top nuclear scientists, which Iran blamed on Israel, but they are hesitant about speaking publicly about the issue to avoid further inflaming an already tense situation. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, viewed as one of the masterminds of Iran’s controversial…MORE

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