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In an age of rabid political partisanship, Jimmy Carter seems to inspire his Plains, Georgia hometown to transcend politics — at least when he's around. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are trying anything go trip Trump.
New health data confirm a 3-year drop in Americans' life expectancy, bucking a trend of rising longevity in other wealthy nations. LA Times
VOA VIEW: There are something left out - Dems, liberals and the liberal media.
Republicans are urging Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to return to Kansas and run for the Senate, but testimony in the impeachment inquiry could complicate his path. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal wishful thinking.
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Sometimes it’s best to walk away from a debate — to take the L, as the kids say. Elizabeth Warren probably wishes she would have followed that sage advice. But now she is caught in a big education-policy dilemma. And a lie. The Massachusetts progressive hosted a campaign rally at a historically black college in... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Warren is a known liar.
Two-thirds of battleground state voters who chose Trump in 2016 but selected Democrats in the midterms say they will return to the president next year. New York Times
Michael Harriot, who wrote a scathing essay about Mr. Buttigieg in The Root, said his goal was to point out that “the ignoring and whitewashing of the issues, and trying to remain appealing to moderate voters, does a disservice to the Democratic Party’s core constituency.” New York Times
Justice Department lawyers asked a U.S. judge on Tuesday to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Liberals will fight back.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed not to pursue impeachment without GOP support. She went ahead nonetheless, and now Democrats find themselves not only without Republicans, but increasingly without independent voters' backing either. The latest polling shows two weeks of open impeachment hearings and Democrats' claims of "bombshell" revelations have not ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The American voters are tired.
A U.S. judge in Oregon has granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon said in a written opinion Tuesday that the proclamation could not take effect while a ... Washington Times
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The House Judiciary Committee has set its first impeachment hearing for Dec. 4 on the constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems will look worse.
The Russian military says it has shown its latest hypersonic weapon to U.S. inspectors ABC
The White House and Capitol were placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after officials said an aircraft violated restricted airspace. ABC
Fusion GPS's founders Peter Fritsch and Glenn Simpson say there have been conspiracy theories made about them. ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
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The annual turkey pardoning ceremony turned partisan when Trump joked about the impeachment inquiry. BBC
The former vice president wrongly claimed that he had never said so in the first place. CBS
The first lady was met with some loud boos by students in Baltimore – a city President Trump recently said no human would ever want to live in. CBS
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The House Oversight Committee sues attorney general and commerce secretary for ignoring requests for census documents CBS
Facebook on Tuesday announced its acquisition of Beat Games, the studio behind hit virtual-reality game "Beat Saber." CNBC
Mike Bloomberg is one of the richest men in the world. But he's about to learn a priceless lesson: You can't buy the American presidency. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bloomberg is not Trump.
House impeachment investigators released the final closed-door deposition transcripts from the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday with the interviews of State Department official Philip Reeker and Office of Management and Budget official Mark Sandy. CNN
President Donald Trump, facing the prospect of impeachment, met last week with Mark Penn, the former pollster and political strategist to Bill Clinton. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems have nothing to offer except impeachment.
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The Chicago Police Department announced this week that it seized more than 10,000 guns so far this year – an average of one gun every 48 minutes – an uptick from one gun-per-hour, according to CPD. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Not a good number.
Ruben "Nemesio" Oseguera Cervantes, known as "El Mencho," has flipped the world of drug trafficking on its head, according to former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Edward Follis. FOX News
U.S. President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired on Tuesday he will designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists over their role in drug and human trafficking. Reuters
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renewed her appeals for peace in the Chinese-ruled city on Tuesday but failed to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a resounding victory for pro-democracy parties in local elections. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China is acting foolishly.
The U.S. lawmakers behind a bill to stop a large federal retirement pension plan from investing in a fund that includes China-listed shares said the pension plan's administrators are being misleading about what their bill entails. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Total confusion.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order establishing a task force to address thousands of cases of missing and murdered Native Americans and Alaskans. UPI
VOA VIEW: Needed and good.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States will impose more sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses, including shutting down the Internet during nationwide protests. UPI
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it has set March 4 as the date to hear oral arguments in the case over physician requirements in a Louisiana abortion law blocked temporarily from taking effect earlier this year. UPI
Americans are planning to spend more money on Christmas this year, and their money could end up benefiting U.S. retailers more than it has in years, a new survey said Tuesday. UPI
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