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“In the last several days, the Democratic leaders have signaled a new willingness to engage in good faith."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on negotiations for a new COVID-19 stimulus package. Democrat leadership echoed a similar sentiment.

"Someone's going to get hurt, someone's going to get shot, someone's going to get killed."

Top Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling on threats to public and private citizens involved with the Georgia election as the state is on the verge of finalizing its recount requested on behalf of the Trump campaign.

“...to date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election.”

Attorney General William Barr addressing high-profile allegations of election fraud while confirming the Dept of Justice has investigated but found no evidence of any crime.

“This will start small and ramp up. The vast majority of vaccinations we expect to be in the new year."

U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock as the UK becomes the first *Western* country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine.

“Take the lunar challenge. Really look at it. Bask in the moonlight and see how it feels. Can you perceive the difference?”

Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty, American Museum of Natural History in New York reacting to November’s unique full moon, that will appear slightly darker than normal for a brief moment in time.

"We said that these things would happen, as we got into the cold weather and as we began traveling, and they've happened. It's going to happen again."

Dr. Fauci on why we’ll likely see a “surge upon a surge” due to the colder weather and holiday travel, meaning we’re unlikely to see a relaxation of preventative COVID-19 measures anytime soon.

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“It looks shaky for the balloons.”

Accuweather senior meteorologist Steve Wistar on the windy weather forecast for Thursday's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The 93rd annual parade will go on even if city regulations prevent the balloons from flying during severe wind gusts. The last time Macy's was forced to scrap the balloons was 1971.
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“… her symptoms have abated …”

U.S. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Friday for signs of an infection. The 86-year-old returned to work Monday. Justice Ginsberg's health remains a focus because Supreme Court justices may serve for life. The highest court in the land is split between conservative and liberal justices, but the next appointee could tip the ideological scale.
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“I hereby acknowledge my termination…”

Now former sec. of the Navy Richard Spencer who was apparently forced out of his position over a dust-up with the White House and Pentagon regarding the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was found innocent of war crimes. His subsequent demotion was reversed by Pres. Trump, though he was facing what would be an independent internal review by the Navy.
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“It’s nothing short of a revolution.”

Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong reacting to the results of Hong Kong's district council elections. After nearly six months of protests in Hong Kong, early results indicate the pro-democracy candidates swept the elections. The election results come after Pres. Trump indicated last week he may veto a bill supporting the pro-democracy protesters in light of ongoing trade talks with China.
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“The time has come to investigate the investigators.”

Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting to news he is the first sitting Israeli PM to face criminal charges. Last week, he was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust for widespread corruption. The indictment comes as Israel inches toward holding its third election in less than a year after Netanyahu has twice failed to form a coalition.
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