Thursday Top Headlines
Socialists take House, no shutdown deal, nominees confirmed, new regulations at record low, and more.
Socialism rising: Democrats take House pushing massive government expansion, as party lurches left (Fox News)
No deal to end shutdown; Trump says “could be a long time” (Associated Press)
Top Democrats refuse to reveal their holiday travel during the shutdown (Washington Examiner)
Senate confirms dozens of stalled Trump nominees hours before the 115th Congress ends (Washington Examiner)
Trump administration issues fewest new regulations in history (PJ Media)
House Democrat rules package could mean more spending, higher taxes (The Daily Signal)
Border Patrol treating 50 illegal immigrants per day for “serious illnesses” (The Daily Wire)
House Democrats slip abortion language into bill to end partial shutdown (Washington Examiner)
Thirty “transgender” regretters come out of the closet (The Federalist)
China lands spacecraft on “dark” side of moon in world first (Associated Press)
Humor: Opinion: Trump is doing the right thing, but he’s doing it as Trump, which means it’s still bad (The Babylon Bee)
Policy: Seven reasons to say goodbye to teachers unions (Foundation for Economic Education)
Policy: Why America cannot afford to pull out of Afghanistan (The Daily Signal)
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