Monday, Nov. 6

á      A new Post-ABC poll shows voters favor Democrats over Republicans in 2018 House midterms by widest margin in years.

á      Bloomburg reported that a Russian lawyer who met with President Donald TrumpŐs oldest son last year says he indicated that a law targeting Russia could be re-examined if his father won the election. Trump Jr. reportedly asked her for written evidence that illegal proceeds went to Hillary Clinton's campaign, evidence she says she doesnŐt have.

á      Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, ordered the arrests of four ministers and 11 princes, following a weekend roundup that arrested dozens, including 11 of his royal cousins.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

á      Democrats won the governorŐs mansions in New Jersey and Virginia and won multiple seats in the Virginia House, with recounts expected to determine the ultimate control of the House.,

á      Maine became the first state to approve Medicaid expansion by popular vote, with the measure passing by a 59 percent vote.

á      The Air Force says it failed to follow policies for alerting federal law enforcement about Texas shooter Devin P. KelleyŐs violent past, which allowed the former service member, who killed at least 26 churchgoers Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Tex., to obtain firearms.

á      Elections result in Democrats now controlling all branches of state government along the three West Coast states.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

á      Politico reported that Obamacare sign-ups during the first week of open enrollment is about double the pace of last year, despite Trump cuts to advertising and to the length of the sign-up period.

á      The Washington Post reported that Devin Kelley, the gunman who killed 26 people in a small church outside San Antonio on Sunday, had escaped from a mental health facility in 2012 after he was caught sneaking guns onto an Air Force base Ňattempting to carry out death threatsÓ against military superiors.

á      The Trump administration announced new restrictions on American travel and trade with Cuba, reversing policy changes President Trump announced five months ago.

á      EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said a newly released government report that lays most of the blame for the rise of global temperatures to human activity won't deter him from continuing to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, a major rule aimed at combating climate change. 'We're taking the very necessary step to evaluate our authority under the Clean Air Act and we'll take steps that are required to issue a subsequent rule. That's our focus,' Pruitt said in an interview with USA TODAY Tuesday. 'Does this report have any bearing on that? No it doesn't. It doesn't impact the withdrawal and it doesn't impact the replacement.'"

Thursday, Nov. 9

á      More than 1,200 former Capitol Hill staffers signed a letter asking congressional leaders to overhaul the sexual harassment policies on Capitol Hill.

á      Senate Republicans announced a tax plan that would preserve deductions like the mortgage interest deduction and medical expenses, and postpone a corporate rate cut to 2019, but it would eliminate the state and local tax deduction entirely.

á      Leigh Corfman said Alabama Senatorial candidate Roy Moore initiated sexual contact with her when she was 14 years old and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney.

á      Matthew Dunlap, Maine Secretary of State and a Democratic member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity filed suit in federal court in Washington, DC, alleging that the CommissionŐs Republican leadership has intentionally excluded him from deliberations and violated federal transparency laws.

Friday, Nov. 10

á      The Wall Street Journal reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating an alleged plan involving former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn to forcibly remove a Muslim cleric living in the U.S. and deliver him to Turkey in return for millions of dollars.

á      A military jury sentenced a former Marine drill instructor to 10 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge for subjecting Muslim recruits to verbal and physical abuse, including one young man who committed suicide after an especially troubling encounter.

á      Two Republican senators — Steve Daines (Mont.) and Mike Lee (Utah) — withdrew their endorsements of Roy Moore after an interview with Sean Hannity, in which Moore did not rule out the possibility he dated teenage girls while he was in his 30s.

Saturday, Nov. 11

á      Rolling Stone reported that Saudi Arabia threatened military conflict with Iran following a missile strike into the country from neighboring Yemen, where for the past several years the Saudis have been engaged in a brutal war against tribal forces allegedly aligned with Iran.

Sunday, Nov. 12

á      Former CIA director John Brennan on CNN said Trump was being either na•ve, ignorant or fearful when he said he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin when he said that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election.