Historic elections (and Election Day stickers). Climate change reports (and contradictions). Russian meddling (or maybe not). How many headlines did you skim this week? Take our quiz and show off your results!
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Carter Page admitted that while in Moscow, he did actually:
For months, Page denied meeting with any Russian government officials during his July 2016 trip to Moscow. However, in November 2017, Page testified that he met with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich during his sojourn.
The White House released a climate change report that contradicts the administration—what did the report claim?
Scientists from 13 different agencies released a report that offers conclusive evidence not just of the existence of climate change, but also of humans' responsibility for it. This directly contradicts the beliefs of many in the Trump administration, including the President himself, who has called climate change a “hoax.”
Tuesday was Election Day—what unique “I Voted” stickers did New York provide?
In honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York, voters in the Empire State received a special sticker that featured Rosalie Jones holding a megaphone blasting “I VOTED!” Jones was a suffragist who led a 150 mile-long march from New York City to Albany in December 1912 with a petition that earned the governor-elect's support for the movement.
It was a historic Election Night for a number of reasons, including Danica Roem (VA) becoming the first transgender woman ever elected to a state legislature. (For the record, five people have won election to Congress despite being dead.)
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