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Wisconsin Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers. Photo: Darren Hauck/Getty Images

Democratic Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that he may challenge state Republicans in court if outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker refused to veto sweeping legislation passed by the GOP-controlled legislature during its lame-duck session.

"It’s around Scott Walker’s legacy. He has the opportunity to change this and actually validate the will of the people that voted on Nov. 6. … The entire thing is a mess. It’s a hot mess."

Details: Evers, who called the move a blatant power grab, said that he's "not making any promises one way or the other, but we’re looking at all issues, all options on the table." Some of the measures passed would impose limits to early voting, which is often beneficial to Democrats, and prevent the governor from withdrawing the state from a lawsuit, enabling Republicans to better defend conservative policies if challenged in court.

Go deeper: Wisconsin Republicans vote to curb incoming Democratic governor's power

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"Atmospheric river" swings Northern California from drought to flood

The bomb cyclone and atmospheric river seen via satellite on Sunday. The center of the storm is at the middle of the comma shape, due west of Washington State. (CIRA/RAMMB)

A series of powerful "atmospheric river" storms are delivering historic amounts of rainfall across parts of drought-stricken California and the Pacific Northwest from this weekend, forecasters warn.

Why it matters: A strong atmospheric river, packing large amounts of moisture, is predicted to whiplash Northern California from drought to flood.

Mike Allen, author of AM
5 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Fauci fires back at Rand Paul for slam on tonight's "Axios on HBO"

Responding to charges by Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday's "Axios on HBO," NIAID director Anthony Fauci told "ABC This Week" that it's "molecularly impossible" for U.S.-funded bat virus research in China to have produced COVID-19.

Why it matters: The issue 0f Wuhan research was reignited on the right last week with a National Institutes of Health letter to Congress disclosing more about the research.

Manchin, Schumer huddle with Biden in Delaware to discuss spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (left) and Sen. Joe Manchin at the U.S. Capitol in 2014. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) will meet with President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday morning in Delaware as Democrats look to reach an agreement on the massive spending measure.

Driving the news: Democrats are still negotiating what to keep in the bill and how to pay for it, with Biden saying on Thursday that the party does not have the votes to raise the corporate tax rate.