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We save you time by distilling today's top stories.

Publius · Nov. 30, 2016

Welcome to our retooled Top Headlines section. Our objective is to save you time by reviewing hundreds of news and policy sites every morning. In addition to our top-of-the-fold Right Analysis and Hook summaries, here are more of today’s top stories.

  • Trump names former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao (wife of Senate Leader Mitch McConnell) Transportation Secretary. (USA Today)

  • Trump picks Wall Street investment guru Steve Mnuchin to lead Treasury. (Wall Street Journal)

  • Trump deals with Carrier to keep jobs in America — a key campaign promise and he is not in the White House yet. (Bloomberg)

  • Economy likely won’t top 3% for the year — goodbye, Barack Obama. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Trump’s difficult transition from business to the presidency. (USA Today)

  • Nancy Pelosi survives challenge, retains failed Democrat leadership role. (Washington Post)

  • Keith Ellison, leading candidate for the DNC, took a 2008 trip to Saudi Arabia to meet with a radical cleric and a bank that funds suicide bombings. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Surprise! Obama’s “Iranian nuke deal” is working as planned — U.S. cash has already been diverted to armies. (Washington Times)

  • While Veterans suffer… a grinch at the VA is busy trashing an employee’s Christmas tree. (Washington Examiner)

  • Free speech update: Web hosting company shuts down conservative site boycotting Target stores. (Daily Signal)

  • “Ready for Michelle” PACs urge the first lady toward a 2020 run. Ready for another Obama? (The Hill)

  • And for fun, a little satire: U.S. Christians brace for a brutal onslaught of “Happy Holidays” attacks. (Babylon Bee)

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