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OK, we're going to keep talking about President Trump's attorney general pick with our week in politics regulars E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. Nice to see you guys.

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Researchers around the world warned of the escalating toll of climate change this week. Carbon dioxide emissions around the world are reaching record highs. Global emissions grew 1.6 percent in 2017, reported The Washington Post. The rise in 2018? A projected 2.7 percent. This is a bad sign as world leaders gather at the COP 24 summit in Poland to talk about ways to prevent global temperature increases.

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Lawmakers, friends, colleagues and family members memorialized President George H.W. Bush in Washington on Wednesday.

The public mourning for the 41st president included a number of reminders of a way politics used to happen — or at least how it seems like it used to happen. Here’s what The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser wrote about the service:

Have you had to evacuate a home because of a weather-related event such as a hurricane, wildfire, flood or other natural disaster? Do you expect to return to that spot, or will you relocate?

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Did the old owners of your home leave some Christmas lights or maybe a large inflatable snowman behind? Sometimes a new home comes with the expectation of preserving holiday decorating traditions of owners past.

Maybe you received a "welcome to the neighborhood" basket with a note letting you know your house always had a specific holiday decoration that everyone loves.

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President Trump said Friday that he intends to nominate William Barr, a prominent Republican lawyer and former attorney general, to return and lead the Justice Department.

Barr, who served as George H.W. Bush's attorney general from 1991 to 1993, holds sweeping views of executive power and hard-line positions on criminal justice issues.

"He was my first choice from Day 1," Trump told reporters outside the White House. "I think he will serve with great distinction."

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