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Quick Glance: Pelosi announces reelection bid for 2024 as Democrats seek to regain House majority
- Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced her candidacy for Congress in 2024 as Democrats work to regain the majority.
- As the first female speaker, Pelosi made history in 2007 and regained the position in 2019.
- The announcement puts to rest any speculation about retirement for the influential leader, who remains a pivotal figure and major fundraiser for Democrats.
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Quick Glance: Biden will choose a senior White House aide to oversee his reelection campaign.
- While Rodriguez will formally oversee the campaign, it will be mostly directed from the West Wing by top advisers Anita Dunn, Jen O'Malley Dillon, Mike Donilon, and Steve Ricchetti.
- Rodriguez, the granddaughter of labor leader Cesar Chavez, has long served as a Democratic consultant to Biden.
Quick Glance: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of Kansas has announced that he will not run for President in 2024.
- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks with reporters before delivering the Landon Lecture at Kansas State University in 2019.
- Pompeo appeared to be focused on his foreign policy experience and avoided providing a specific domestic strategy.
- Kensinger believes Pompeo would have brought a different viewpoint to the Republican field because he takes a harder approach to foreign affairs in a Republican field dominated by candidates who call for greater isolation.
- Despite enthusiastically advocating for Sen. John McCain, Trump appointed Pompeo as Director of the CIA and later Secretary of State.
Quick Glance: White House Demands Mike Pence Apologize for Homophobic Pete Buttigieg Jokes
- Mike Pence's former chief of staff fired back at the White House on Monday after the Biden administration demanded the former vice president apologize for making "homophobic" remarks about Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg over the weekend.
- "The former vice president's homophobic joke about Secretary Buttigieg was offensive and inappropriate, all the more so because he treated women suffering from postpartum depression as a punchline," Jean-Pierre said.
- Chasten Buttigieg wrote above a photo of the transportation secretary holding one of their newborns in a hospital, "An honest question for you, @Mike_Pence, after your attempted joke this weekend,"
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Quick Glance: Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the special counsel investigating Trump.
- Why it matters: This is the most aggressive move yet in the investigation into allegations that Trump and his associates attempted to derail the 2020 election.
- Pence's representatives declined to comment, and the special counsel's office did not respond immediately to Axios' request for comment.
Quick Glance: Analysis: A Very Bad Three Weeks for Trump Following Losses and Legal Setbacks
- During a rally in Miami in early November, former President Donald Trump was greeted with applause.
- Mr. Trump was adamant that Mr. Walker would win, just as he had survived his own scandals.
- "There is a big part of the Republican Party that is ready to move on," she stated.
- "People see what's been happening, and will interpret that as weakness and as an opportunity to challenge President Trump," said Michael Barnett, the Republican chairman in Palm Beach County, Fla.
Quick Glance: Biden's Speech Celebrates Midterm Election Results, but He Faces New Challenges
- President Biden, dressed in a blue suit, looks at a reporter who is asking a question into a microphone held by a White House aide.
- President Biden had the best midterm results of any president in 20 years, avoiding a Republican surge that had been forecast.
- While Mr. Biden retains his veto pen, the path to keeping government doors open and avoiding a national debt default may pass through Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, the Republican leader vying for speaker.
- According to advisers, Mr. Biden might spend most of the next two years traveling the country for ribbon-cutting ceremonies.
Quick Glance: How Running for President Affects Trump's Legal Issues
- What are the major investigations into Trump?
- TIME's request for comment on this article was not responded to by Trump's legal counsel.
- Is Trump's candidacy influencing how he pays his legal bills?
- Will a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee federal probes into Trump?
Quick Glance: A committee on January 6 proposes criminal charges against Donald Trump.
- The proposal is mostly symbolic, with the US Justice Department determining whether or not to charge Mr Trump.
- Democrat Bennie Thompson, chair of the committee, said, "We have every confidence that the work of this committee will help provide the road map to justice."
- Ms Cheney noted that prosecutors are now assessing the ramifications of the behaviour highlighted in the committee's findings.
- According to Mr. Trump's lawyer, John Eastman, "A criminal 'referral' from a congressional committee is not binding on the Department of Justice and carries no more legal weight than a 'referral' from any American citizen."
Quick Glance: Chris Christie slams Trump: "Time to stop being afraid"
- During a speech in which he again blasted former President Donald Trump, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said Saturday that it was "time to stop being afraid" of any one individual in the GOP.
- Christie, or others close to him, have previously intimated that he would consider running for president against Trump again.
- "We keep losing and losing and losing.
- And the fact of the matter is the reason we're losing is because Donald Trump has put himself before everyone else,"
- And the truth is that we're losing because Donald Trump has prioritized himself over everyone else," Christie remarked, drawing applause from the audience.
- According to the Associated Press, some speakers were critical of Trump throughout their comments.
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Quick Glance: Donald Trump, unfit as ever, is a threat to democracy and the Republican Party
- Take Donald Trump seriously in the worst possible way this time.
- Former President Donald Trump talks on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at Mar-a-lago in Palm Beach, Fla.
- In 2020, Trump lost the Electoral College and the popular vote by more than 7 million votes, and Republicans then lost control of the Georgia Senate in two runoff elections.
- In 2022, the Trump brand dragged down ballots as his nominees for governor and Senate failed and barely won in the House.
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Quick Glance: Ron DeSantis Rejects Trump's Claim That He Sent the FBI to Prevent Election Loss
- Since DeSantis has been regarded a likely GOP frontrunner in 2024, Florida's governor has yet to reply to Trump's latest insults.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has yet to respond to former President Donald Trump's assertions that the governor's 2018 gubernatorial campaign was saved by federal agents dispatched by the president to combat voter fraud.
- Trump claimed that "Ron DeSanctimonious" was "politically dead" before supporting his campaign during the GOP primaries in 2018.
- "Legal experts told Newsweek that Trump's claims about the 2018 gubernatorial election "should be treated with caution."
Quick Glance: Ron DeSantis stands out in elections as a Republican who could pose a threat to Trump.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, talks during an election party in Tampa.
- Donald Trump has already threatened to run against DeSantis in 2024.
- DeSantis served in the House of Representatives before being elected governor four years ago.
- DeSantis' extreme stances are comparable to Trump's.
Quick Glance: After Trump's defeat, a pro-DeSantis super PAC has resurfaced.
- Republican strategist John Thomas, who is managing the soon-to-be-launched Ron to the Rescue super PAC, told Insider in August that DeSantis should not run for president against Trump.
- ""Ron to the Rescue" Ron to the Rescue will be launching before Thanksgiving, Thomas told Insider, and would begin producing ads and "start making some noise for the governor."
- "The coalition that Thomas has assembled isn't just never Trumpers," he noted, but also "people who like Donald Trump."
- Thomas also pointed out that Trump is already criticizing DeSantis, allowing the governor to stay in the spotlight without addressing the former president.
Quick Glance: Christie criticizes Trump's "awful lack of judgment" in meeting with Fuentes and Ye.
- Chris Christie (R) chastised former President Trump for his "awful lack of judgment" in meeting with Nick Fuentes, a white nationalist who has previously expressed antisemitic and racist sentiments.
- Several of the candidates Trump sponsored defeated primary opponents who were perceived to be more competitive but less loyal to the former president.
- Trump stated after the meeting in a Truth Social post that Ye had requested to meet but that he did not know Fuentes.
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Quick Glance: House Majority Uncertain as Democrats Maintain Senate Control
- Republicans are expected to gain a tiny majority in the House, while Democrats maintain a narrow path.
- Here's a look at some of the midterm election outcomes and what they represent for future elections.
- WASHINGTON—Control of the House of Representatives remained uncertain Sunday, despite Democrats retaining control of the Senate with a decisive victory in Nevada.
- Nonpartisan experts said the GOP appeared to be on course to win the smallest of House majorities, but the ultimate outcome rested on seats, primarily on the West Coast, that were too close to call.
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