November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020

Top News

  • As Biden’s lead grows, U.S. allies cautiously weigh outreach amid Trump threats. Washington Post
  • Georgia Senate Race Between David Perdue And Jon Ossoff Edges Closer To A Runoff. NPR
  • Democrats are projected to lose House seats but keep their majority. CNBC
  • Mitch McConnell says he’s open to stimulus during lame duck — but there are a lot of wild cards. Vox
  • More state officials announce restrictions as US tops 100,000 new Covid-19 infections for second day in a row. CNN
  • Republicans Maintain Advantage in Control of State Legislative Chambers. RouteFifty
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • The U.S. Left the Paris Climate Pact. Allies and Rivals Are Pressing Ahead. New York Times
  • 5 ballot initiatives poised to propel states, cities to 100% clean energy. Smart Cities Dive
  • A Lesson in Learning to Live With Fire, and Each Other. Bloomberg CityLab
  • 5 ways climate issues played out in the US election. Climate Homes News
  • Trump ousts Chatterjee, taps Danly to lead FERC. Utility Dive

Indian Affairs

  • A record-breaking 6 Native Americans were elected to Congress on Tuesday. CBS
  • Trump investment in North Carolina’s Native American Lumbee Tribe pays off. Fox News
  • In Indian Country, COVID-19 Yet Another Obstacle To Casting A Vote. NPR
  • ‘Jim Crow, Indian style’: How Native Americans were denied the right to vote for decades. Washington Post


  • Job growth stronger than expected in October, unemployment rate slides to 6.9%. CNBC
  • Fed chief says pace of economic recovery is moderating while pandemic threat looms large. Washington Post
  • NLRB At Work: Case backlog drops to lowest level in 40 years. Reuters
  • Union members voted for Biden after Trump ‘abandoned’ them: AFL-CIO president. Yahoo Finance

Taxation & Trade

  • US trade deficit falls to $63.9 billion in September. ABC News
  • How U.S. states tax wage income may be forever changed by remote work. CNBC
  • The U.S. is as corporate tax-friendly as it’s ever been. Axios
  • Illinois Voters Reject ‘Fair Tax’ Amendment. WTTW
  • Arizonans approve tax on wealthy to fund education. Now what? Arizona Public Media


  • Prop. 22 passed, a major win for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash. What happens next? Los Angeles Times
  • The Rise and Fall of the ‘Stop the Steal’ Facebook Group. New York Times
  • Europe and the US are drifting apart on tech. Joe Biden wouldn’t fix that. Politico
  • Why Big Tech may be hoping for a Joe Biden presidency. CNN

Transportation & Infrastructure

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