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  1. drugs
    Legal Weed and Shrooms Won Big Last NightSix states and the District of Columbia passed drug decriminalization initiatives.
  2. international affairs
    New Zealand Postpones National Election Amid Mysterious COVID-19 OutbreakNo, this doesn’t set any kind of precedent for President Trump to try to follow.
  3. Here’s What’s Going on With Recounts in Michigan, Wisconsin, and PennsylvaniaTrump supporters sued to block the recounts, though the audit has already started in Wisconsin.
  4. Lots of Americans Were Serious When They Said They Hated Both CandidatesNevada actually has a “none of the above” option.
  5. Why You Should Watch the Conventions on Twitch, the Video Game-Streaming SiteThe game-streaming service provides an oddball lens for the proceedings.
  6. A Familiar Face Is About to Join the Race for President — Despite What He SaysSorry, Paul, we’re onto you.
  7. luck of the draw
    Candidates Drew Straws in Tied Mississippi RaceThe Republican plans to appeal.
  8. lol
    Guatemala Elects a Right-Wing TV-Comedian President“Not corrupt, nor a thief” — but known for wearing blackface on TV.
  9. Rahm Emanuel Gets a Big Lead in the Polls Before Next Week’s ElectionBreaking: Incumbent has advantage.
  10. stuck in the mittle
    GOP Launches Massive Review to Determine Why Romney LostThey want to tweak their “tactics and message,” not their philosophy.
  11. literally early and often
    Russians Are the Latest to Take Up iPhones in ProtestWe don’t know whether the election was dirtier than previous contests. We do know more people carried iPhones.
  12. the national interest
    The Agony of the GOP EstablishmentThe GOP Establishment is acting like parents warning their daughter not to marry the no-good boyfriend.
  13. early and awesome
    Scott Walker Prankster Ian Murphy on Running for Congress and Why Buffalo SucksNot your typical candidate, or your typical Q&A.