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During the first debate, the president waffled on whether he would concede defeat, falling back on his go-to line about the fraudulent — and unfounded — dangers of mail voting.

A Contested 2020 Election Would Be Way Worse Than Bush v. GoreClare Malone ( 9, 2020FiveThirtyEight

If you’ve forgotten the details, Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 that it had installed “defeat devices” in millions of its diesel-powered cars.

“Progressive may win Newt Gingrich’s seat, handing Trumpism a major defeat,” was the headline on the article by Larry Rubin, a contributor to People’s World.

Yet, as the votes were counted and Macron was declared the winner, Le Pen conceded defeat, allowing for a peaceful transition.

The closed-door negotiations between Pelosi and Mnuchin stood in contrast to public finger-pointing by both sides Thursday that appeared almost to forecast defeat and preemptively assign blame.

Indeed, copyright ownership is the key factor in Genius’ defeat.

Napoleonic France, after its defeat at Waterloo, paid reparations to Austria, Russia, Britain, and Prussia.

An expedition was fitted out, and sent against the Earl of Caithness, who was defeated and slain.

In a day or two the defeated aspirant had further cause to curse his false friend.

The heart of happy hollowPaul Laurence Dunbar

Again he acknowledged, and again they were defeated in finding, and the same reason given as before.

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