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Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star. I write about the 2016 election and other U.S. happenings. Reach me at ddale@thestar.ca.

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it's honestly going to be terrible, but i'm not going to think about it until then.
I'm off until after Christmas. Have theee most fun three weeks, everybody.
The Trump-friendly Hanukkah crowd at the White House chanted "four more years." Trump said, "Thank you very much...it is actually six more...I've actually never heard 'four more years.'" (He has heard people chant four more years to him.)
Trump recalled the Hanukkah miracle, decried antisemitism and violence against Jews past and present, praised Israel, criticized Iran, and hailed Jews' contributions to the U.S. He said, "We reaffirm our unbreakable solidarity with the Jewish people."
Just tuned into Trump's Hanukkah event. He was in the middle of his lie about how the move of the embassy in Jerusalem, which will cost at least $21 million, cost "right around $400,000."
This is the kind of thing that used to sink presidential nominees, even those who didn't rail against unauthorized immigrants: an unauthorized immigrant tells the NYT that she has made Donald Trump's bed and cleaned his toilet at his Bedminster club. https://t.co/hf7ukNoMWU
A+: Former Republican governor of North Carolina responds to possible absentee ballot fraud by North Carolina Republicans by calling for the abolition of non-military absentee voting. https://t.co/2vmQPSYhyw
Here’s Trump’s public schedule for tomorrow. (Public schedules don’t include all of a president’s activities.)
Trump on November 20: "And, by the way, just so everybody knows, I have no business whatsoever with Saudi Arabia. Couldn't care less."

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Democrats have a 40-seat gain in the House. There's a chance they can get to 41 if a new election is eventually called over what seems to be Republican shadiness in NC-9. https://t.co/yfKJ20bKFE
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