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Republicans who still hope to wield power through the system but disagree with its direction are left trying to figure out how to appeal to voters who want something they won’t provide.
WHAT HAPPENS TO AN ENTRENCHED TWO-PARTY SYSTEM WHEN ONE PARTY UNDERMINES THE SYSTEM?PHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That faction won’t immediately wield power, but they might eventually gather more steam.
HOW HAS THE NATION CHANGED SINCE THE INSURRECTION AT THE CAPITOL?MICAH COHEN (MICAH.COHEN@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Salsman allegedly targeted vulnerable women he felt he could wield power over, according to the charging document.
A DISTRICT ATTORNEY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED ABUSE VICTIMS ON HIS OFFICE DESK, AUTHORITIES SAID. THEN HE ALLEGEDLY PRESSURED THEM TO LIE ABOUT IT.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Senators, staff, media and police wielding automatic weapons grabbed lunches of chicken and beef.
INSIDE THE ASSAULT ON THE CAPITOL: EVACUATING THE SENATEPAUL KANEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Compassion, too, requires self-cultivation, and it means that harmful acts such as wielding one’s power to repress others have no place in Buddhist ethics.
WHAT BUDDHISM CAN DO FOR AI ETHICSAMY NORDRUMJANUARY 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Two-thirds of Americans believe corporations wield too much political influence, but shareholders have passed only 8% of proposals that would address lobbying.
INVESTORS ARE STARTING TO DEMAND BETTER OF THE COMPANIES THEY OWNJAKEMETHDECEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Apple has been sued by several developers over the grip it wields on its App Store.
FACEBOOK SAYS APPLE IS HURTING SMALL BUSINESSESREED ALBERGOTTIDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Sephiroth is wielding his signature Masamune sword, and seems to be able to summon Meteor, the world-ending attack.
‘THE LAST OF US PART II’ WINS GAME OF THE YEAR AT THE GAME AWARDS, ALONGSIDE NEW ‘MASS EFFECT’ AND ‘AMONG US’ REVEALSELISE FAVIS, GENE PARK, MIKHAIL KLIMENTOVDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In making its move, Facebook sought to wield its “power as a sword,” the state attorneys general found, threatening negative repercussions against Instagram and its founders if they did not agree to a sale.
U.S., STATES SUE FACEBOOK AS AN ILLEGAL MONOPOLY, SETTING STAGE FOR POTENTIAL BREAKUPTONY ROMMDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Republicans, in the meantime, are gearing up to challenge the governor over the emergency powers he’s wielding.
MORNING REPORT: FAULCONER’S COMPLICATED HOMELESSNESS LEGACYVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

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