At a glance
The Republican Party starts today just one seat shy of taking back the House, ending Nancy Pelosi’s latest reign as speaker. They are expected to get their 218th seat today. But all that will do is set off a war over who should be speaker.
Today is also a big one for former President Trump who is expected to announce this third try for the top office. But his defeats in marquee races this week have opened the door for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who already leads Trump in several key states.
President Biden, meanwhile, has yet to settle on running again, though it looks like he’s in. He’s told us that he will hold a family meeting over Christmas to decide on running for reelection.
And Hail To The Commanders? The lowly Washington football team pulled off a Monday Night shocker, defeating the Philadelphia Eagles for the first time this year.
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