The Morning Dispatch: Election Litigationpalooza

Happy Wednesday! Congratulations to the Dodgers—and Clayton Kershaw in particular—for finally getting over the hump and winning the World Series. You have to feel good for Los Angeles; it’s been two full weeks since the city had a championship to celebrate.

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • A study led by Imperial College London found that the number of people testing positive for coronavirus antibodies in the U.K.’s population dropped 26 percent between June and September, indicating that for some, immunity may not be long lasting. Older people and those who reported mild or asymptomatic illness saw the greatest decline in positive tests, although the authors of the study cautioned that the precise role of antibodies in coronavirus immunity is still unclear.

  • The Daily Caller reports that Hunter Biden and some of his business partners referenced Joe Biden’s friendly relationship with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos in a May 2017 business proposal to CEFC China Energy. Tony Bobulinski—Hunter’s former business partner, who turned over the business proposal and other documents to the GOP-led Senate committee investigating Hunter—said he met with Joe Biden about the CEFC deal in May 2017, four months after the former vice president left office. Joe Biden has denied having any business involvement with his family.

  • The National Guard were deployed to Philadelphia after clashes between police and protesters—and looting—exploded on Monday night. The unrest was sparked by the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man who did not comply with orders from police to drop a knife he was holding. Wallace’s family said he struggled with mental health issues. The ensuing unrest resulted in 30 injuries to police officers from bricks, rocks, and, in one case, being struck by a pickup truck.

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