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What We’re Reading Today: Special Election Edition

Blue Ripple

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short as Republicans dominate the state’s 2020 elections  — Texas Tribune

‘Squad’ member laments lackluster Latino turnout for Biden — Fox News

Dems Spend More Than Quarter Billion to Lose Longshot Senate Races — Washington Free Beacon

Democrats hang on to the House majority, but fall far short of their hopes for expansion — Washington Post

Poll Troubles

Trump outperforms the polls, and a divided nation awaits Rust Belt to settle election — Just the News

Were polls wrong because of ‘shy’ Trump vote? — Fox News

We’ll Know Soon Enough

Trump vows to take election fight to Supreme Court: ‘This is a fraud on the American public’ — Washington Times

Trump falsely and prematurely claims election victory  —  Axios

Snail Mail

USPS Service blows deadline to check for missing ballots.  About 300,000 can’t be traced — USA Today

Hold them Accountable

The Celebrities Who Said They’ll Leave the U.S. if Trump Re-Elected — Breitbart

Some Americans say they want to leave if Trump wins again. Here’s what life abroad is like for expats — USA Today

Lonely Life of a Never Trumper

Election 2020 forecast: Liberals and Never Trump conservatives headed for a stormy breakup — USA Today


Us vs. Them: The enduring divisions of these Presidential elections — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Voter Analysis: Why President Trump lost Arizona — Fox News

Big Night For Conservative Women in Congress — Newsmax

Montana Becomes the 15th State to Legalize Marijuana — Reason

‘Racist much?’ Joy Reid wants to know if ‘any of you guys trust Uncle Clarence’ to follow the law if Trump takes the election to SCOTUS — Twitchy

Church, State and Choice: Wednesday Supreme Court Hearing Could Affect Debate on Public Funding of Religious Schools and Inclusion of Gay Students — The 74

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