by | November 08, 2018 | 03:45

Davids is the first openly LGBTQ person elected to Congress from Kansas, the first Native American woman and the first lesbian Native American individual elected to Congress. There are around three million Native Americans in the United States or around one percent of the population. Cole, who has served the 4th Congressional District since 2003, won his re-election bid against Democrat Mary Brannon by more than 30 points.

by | November 08, 2018 | 02:49

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly postponed a meeting with a top North Korean official in NY scheduled for Thursday, in a setback to peace talks between the two countries, AFP reported. The South Korean government was notified of the postponement and looks forward to seeing the meeting take place in the near future, the Foreign Ministry said.

by | November 07, 2018 | 23:22

Bruns suffered from multiple sclerosis and was prone to seizures. The driver who ran a red light and killed two young children crossing the street with their mothers was found dead in her Staten Island apartment on Tuesday. She had been due back in court November 20. On March 5, Bruns was behind the wheel of her auto when she fatally hit two children in a Brooklyn crosswalk and caused a woman to lose her unborn child.

by | November 07, 2018 | 22:59

Trump wrote in a tweet . President Trump abruptly announced on Twitter Wednesday that Jeff Sessions is no longer the USA attorney general. In a letter, Sessions said he was resigning at the president's request. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says it is "paramount" that the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller be protected by President Donald Trump's new attorney general.

by | November 07, 2018 | 22:14

In July 2017, a 23-year-old far-right extremist was charged with plotting to assassinate Macron at France's Bastille Day military parade which the French leader attended with U.S. As head of Vichy France, he replaced the country's motto of "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity" with the more paternalistic "Work, Family and Country".

by | November 07, 2018 | 21:55

Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania - where Democratic incumbent Tom Wolf easily won re-election on Tuesday - are typically Democratic states that swung to Trump in 2016, handing him the presidency. The gubernatorial race was a study in contrasts: a straight-talking, unapologetically progressive, black nominee running against a Tea Party figure who released a campaign ad in which his young children built Trump's fabled border wall out of toy bricks.

by | November 07, 2018 | 21:57

As a result of this surprising outcome, county officials have said they would appoint a replacement candidate from the same party for his seat. Patrons of a Nevada brothel operated by Mr. This year, he ran as a Republican and earned backing from former Trump advisor Roger Stone and tax-cut activist Grover Norquist . He upended Nevada politics this summer when he ousted an incumbent Republican lawmaker in a primary, celebrating at an election night party with "Hollywood Madam" Heidi ...

by | November 07, 2018 | 20:31

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Acosta pressed. "Your campaign had an ad showing migrants climbing over walls". "You rudely interrupted him". He then berated Acosta for the way he questioned White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in briefings. "You shouldn't treat people that way".

by | November 07, 2018 | 20:13

He argued that the reason Democrats won a majority in the House is "not because they went far left", pointing to moderate candidates like Virginia's Abigail Spanberger, who unseated Rep. The 2016 election of Republican President Donald Trump despite multiple sexual misconduct allegations and the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct have energized Democratic women in particular to seek office and vote.

by | November 07, 2018 | 18:28

The U.S. and South Korea resumed combined military exercises on Monday for the first time since the trainings were suspended earlier this year. Decisions over major military exercises for next year are expected to be made by the end of the year.

by | November 07, 2018 | 17:21

This vote to legalize recreational marijuana in MI comes just 10 years after MI voters approved medical marijuana. For instance, Colorado voters approved recreational marijuana in November of 2012, but the amendment to change the law didn't go into effect until December 2012.

by | November 07, 2018 | 15:25

At the polls Tuesday, many voters said Trump's upset of Hillary Clinton and his support for DeSantis motivated them to cast ballots. At a recent DeSantis rally, U.S. DeSantis will take office on January 8, 2019. He said that both Gillum and DeSantis appealed strongest to their parties' bases. Joyner said he moved to Florida to vote in the race.

by | November 07, 2018 | 12:40

In full the charges are: three counts of first-degree murder after deliberation, two counts of first-degree murder - victim under 12/position of trust, one count of first-degree unlawful termination of a pregnancy, and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body.

by | November 07, 2018 | 09:03

About 1.5 million people are affected. A number of major Jewish philanthropists contributed to the campaign, including George Soros, Seth Klarman and Stacy Schusterman. The majority of the amendments were put on the ballot by the Constitution Revision Commission, a group that meets every 20 years and has the authority to place measures directly on the ballot.

by | November 07, 2018 | 08:00

Bob Corker, who had frequently clashed with President Donald Trump . One of the most popular public figures in state history and the last Democrat to be elected statewide, Bredesen led much of the early polling and kept the race deadlocked nearly until the very end, thanks to support from GOP moderates and independents.

by | November 07, 2018 | 07:53

Andre Carson, D-Indiana, is one of two Muslims now serving in the U.S. House. Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar , the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's nominee, will secure their respective seats in strongly Democratic districts following primary victories earlier this year that effectively decided their races.

by | November 07, 2018 | 03:19

That mind is none other than Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (and the man behind him, SNL vet Robert Smigel ). The best moment of all arguably comes near the end with a final exchange between Cruz and Triumph. Conservatism is a hell of a drug. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog headed down to Texas to explore one of the most watched races in the midterms, where Beto O'Rourke is challenging Senator Ted Cruz .

by | November 07, 2018 | 02:55

At the close of voting Sunday evening, about 70,454 residents had voted early in person, and another 32,200 had sent in vote-by-mail ballots, Wycoff said. If all else fails, you can vote provisionally. Troubled voter registrations in Georgia. If you're at the correct place, ask the poll worker to check the supplemental roster if they can't find your name.

by | November 07, 2018 | 01:11

She and Abrams are both black women from MS, and the media titan spoke of the sacrifices their ancestors had to make to obtain the right to vote. On Sunday, Kemp charged Democrats with hacking voter registration systems-but provided no evidence.

by | November 06, 2018 | 23:10

Fox News issued a statement today stating that the network "does not condone any talent participating in campaign events". "To be clear, I will not be on stage campaigning with the president", Hannity tweeted Monday morning, adding that he would simply "be doing a live show" from the scene.