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With the clock ticking towards a Joe Biden administration in January, the country faces a significant risk that President Trump and his White House will destroy some of the records of his time in office, motivated at least in part by a desire to avoid any accountability for his actions.

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One of the many big surprises in this month’s surprising election was the Democrats’ failure to overturn Republican majorities in state legislatures. Various Democratic committees budgeted $88 million to flip majorities in big states such as Texas, Florida and North Carolina. Total gains: zero.

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The Dow crossed 30,000 for the first time, and three promising vaccines are on the way. These are not unrelated events. Also boosting investor optimism was Trump world’s decision to finally start the transition to a Joe Biden presidency and Biden’s naming of Janet Yellen as his treasury secretary.

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“I like a good contrarian argument as much as the next guy,” tweets mild-mannered RealClearPolitics senior elections analyst Sean Trende, “but there’s really no getting around the fact that the 2020 polling was a pile of steaming garbage.”

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Nowhere are you likely to find more enthusiastic and conscientious gun owners than here in Wyoming. Whether used for hunting, for sport, or self-defense, firearms are an important part of our heritage. We take the exercise of our Second Amendment rights seriously, and are equally devoted to …

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WASHINGTON — Some presidential elections seem to change who we are as a people — or at least announce the arrival of a new order of things. The election of Franklin D. Roosevelt heralded a new, humane, larger role for government in a shattered economy. The election of John F. Kennedy marked …

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Before I became a Navy SEAL, I was a Recon Marine and scout sniper, having risen to the rank of sergeant. I was confident in my abilities as a warrior and leader, and I thought I knew what it took to succeed in the military and Special Operations.

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IF MY LAWN weren’t covered in a very un-Halloween-like amount of snow, I’d like to think that I’d get creative and start working on tombstones that could decorate the front yard for Halloween.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern forced a shutdown so strict that no one was allowed to go fishing or golfing, easy pursuits for social distancing. But her super-tough "go hard, go early" policy has virtually stamped out the coronavirus in this country of 5 million.

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On Monday, Joe Biden finally broke his monthslong silence on court packing. Previously, he refused to take a stand -- "whatever position I take in that, that'll become the issue," he said in the Sept. 29 debate, said voters didn't "deserve to know" his position or would know it "when the ele…

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After his girlfriend booted him out of her place, Adam Fox found refuge in a storage space under a vacuum shop. There, he reportedly lived with an emotional support dog and smoked pot.

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WASHINGTON — You knew as soon as it landed that the world would speak of little else. It no longer mattered what Vice President Pence had to say. What mattered was The Fly.

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As the social and political friction over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to boil over, there is intense focus is on everything we’ve lost. Depending on your point of view that ranges from personal freedoms, jobs and income, perspective, patience and the most tragic loss, lives.

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Now that Donald Trump exited from Walter Reed Hospital and the vice presidential debate aired, let's turn to an apolitical analyst to understand what's happening. Vaclav Smil, 76, native of communist Czechoslovakia and former University of Manitoba professor for four decades, has written 39 …

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“Chaos.” “Painful.” “Dispiriting.” “The worst presidential debate in American history.” “The lowest point in American political culture in my lifetime.”

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I am a White, 75-year-old woman who grew up on a farm. I have lived in several Midwestern states. We moved to Gillette from Montana in 1977, purchased a home and some ranch land, and raised a family (educated in K-12 here). My husband is a U.S. Army veteran. We own guns and hunt. I am affili…

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Norms, we are told, matter. Violating norms, recklessly disregarding norms — these are charges on which President Donald Trump is often arraigned in the court of public opinion.

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Here's a policing story with a happy ending: Deputies in Deltona, Florida, recently stopped a black jogger who fit the description of a burglary suspect. The jogger, Joseph Griffin, is a former military police officer and currently a registered nurse. Griffin knew to be calm and cooperative.

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America's big drug companies are refusing to let President Donald Trump use them as campaign props. That is right and proper.

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