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  • It looks like we are getting not one, but TWO Florida recounts with the Senate race between Rick Scott & Bill Nelson, and the gubernatorial race between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis.
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  • CNN reports that Mueller's team has begun writing its final report, so we have that to look forward to.
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  • Christine Blasey Ford is still being harassed, still getting death threats, still hasn't been able to return to her job, and has had to move at least four times since testifying against Brett Kavanaugh.
  • Talking about the close contests involving Andrew Gillum in Florida and Stacey Abrams in Georgia, Bernie Sanders seemed to be apologetic on behalf of racists: "I think you know there are a lot of white folks out there who are not necessarily racist who felt uncomfortable for the first time in their lives about whether or not they wanted to vote for an African-American."
  • Attorneys Neal K. Katyal and George T. Conway III, Kellyanne's husband, say that Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General is unconstitutional.
  • David Simon is adapting Philip Roth's anti-fascist novel The Plot Against America for HBO.
  • Read this great and unabashedly emotional profile of Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry.
  • Trump is reportedly considering Pam Bondi and—LOL—Chris Christie as the next Attorney General.
  • Choire Sicha has a NY Times advice column now, and it is, of course, amazing.
  • Residents of a gated community in Georgia tried to secede from its city in order to land a Cheesecake Factory.
  • And finally, this is a perfect example of what dogs could achieve if they just worked together:

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