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December 22, 2016

Thursday Top Headlines

Comey under pressure, Kasich’s gun bill, and Boeing and Trump.

  • FBI Director Comey under pressure to explain his Clinton bombshell. (The Hill)

  • Cybersecurity firm finds evidence that Russian military unit was behind DNC hack. (The Washington Post)

  • Boeing CEO vows to build new Air Force One for less after Trump complaints. (Fox News)

  • North Carolina Senate votes down repeal of transgender bathroom bill; House doesn’t vote; special session adjourns. (Charlotte Observer)

  • Ex-CIA director: Migrant crisis has Germany “massively overextended.” (LifeZette)

  • Another botched sting? Berlin attack suspect was under surveillance for months and scheduled to be deported. (The Hill)

  • No more gun-free zones: Kasich signs concealed carry law in Ohio. (Red Alert Politics)

  • Illinois lost more residents in the last year than any other state in the union. (Eight states lost population.) What a shocker. (Chicago Sun-Times)

  • Homicides rose in most big cities this year. (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Black church member in Mississippi charged in “Vote Trump” arson. (Associated Press)

  • Growing list of post-election “hate crimes” turn out to be hoaxes. (Fox News)

  • Policy: Trump’s corporate tax plan will make America competitive again. (Independent Women’s Forum, via Washington Examiner)

  • Policy: Firing bad teachers hasn’t gotten any easier. (Fordham Institute)

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