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2020 Democratic contenders already eyeing top staff in Iowa

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:39pm

Andrew Turner was driving Iowa's Democratic candidate for state auditor back to Des Moines last month when a potential presidential contender called to make an introduction. It was one of many such overtures the 23-year-old has fielded.

Only debate set for Mississippi's hard-fought US Senate race

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:14pm

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger, Mike Espy, meet for their only debate Tuesday night in a contest where the incumbent's verbal gaffes have dredged up strong emotions about Mississippi's history of racial violence.

Florida certifies results of contentious 2018 election

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:09pm

Florida's election results were certified Tuesday, two weeks after close races for governor, U.S. Senate and a Cabinet position set up an unprecedented three statewide recounts.

Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:11pm

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, The Washington Post reported Monday.

Georgia governor-elect Kemp unveils transition team

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 1:03pm

Georgia governor-elect Brian Kemp has unveiled a transition team that includes former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to begin building out his administration.

Caldwell concedes in Florida Ag Commissioner race

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:11pm

Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell said Monday he won't challenge his loss to Democrat Nikki Fried in Florida's agriculture commission race — a contest that was the closest of the three statewide seats that went through a recount.

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones concedes Texas congressional race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:47am

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones has conceded her Texas congressional race against Republican incumbent Will Hurd, nearly two weeks after the midterm elections.

Ben McAdams claims victory over GOP Rep. Mia Love in 4th Congressional District

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:18am

New Salt Lake County results show Republican Rep. Mia Love is now trailing Democratic County Mayor Ben McAdams by 739 votes.

Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:46am

Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year.

Big names weigh in on final unresolved US Senate election

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:42am

High-profile politicians are throwing their support to candidates in a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi, the last unresolved Senate race of the federal midterms.

The Latest: Scott says Nelson was 'gracious' in phone call

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 5:48am

The Latest on the results of Florida's election recount (all times local):

Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:08pm

Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire's ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation's first presidential primary election of the 2020 season.

Harry Reid's political machine keeps humming in Nevada

Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:18pm

Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.

In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:14pm

This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate seat.

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting rights advocate

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:14pm

Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.

The Latest: McAdams declares victory in tight US House race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 6:12pm

The Latest on Utah's tight race for U.S. House (all times local):

The Latest: GOP Trump critic Rep. Hurd re-elected in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:39pm

The Latest on Texas congressional race (all times local):

Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican Trump critics in Congress, re-elected to Texas swing district after close race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:36pm

Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican Trump critics in Congress, re-elected to Texas swing district after close race.

McAdams takes lead over Love, claims win in Utah House race

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:08am

Democrat Ben McAdams declared victory Monday night in the tight race for a U.S. House seat in Utah, but his opponent Republican Rep. Mia Love didn't concede and The Associated Press has not called the race.