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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:43pm

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake.

A week later, Democrats' midterm success sinking in

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 4:06pm

No it wasn't a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on Election Night.

Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

Mead Gruver and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:34pm

Wyoming's lone congresswoman, Liz Cheney, is poised to follow in her father's footsteps by becoming a member of House Republican leadership.

Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:29am

A recently defeated Republican congressman is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Republican Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act.

The Latest: GOP senator won't comment on 'hanging' remark

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:22am

The Latest on U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi making reference to a "public hanging: (all times local):

Ohio Democratic senator weighing 2020 presidential run

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:36am

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the winningest Democrats in Ohio history, said Monday he is considering a 2020 presidential run.

Tough lessons: Teachers fall short in midterm races

Adam Beam and Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:12am

After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go.

New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional district

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:39am

The election drew to a close last week in most places but not in fishing villages, potato farms and vast tracts of wilderness that comprise Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:48am

The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local):

Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:14am

A retired Army paratrooper and current West Virginia lawmaker seeking to restore the Democratic Party's blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020.

Democratic coalition won back House, fell short elsewhere

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:18pm

For much of the country, the 2018 midterm season is over. But unresolved races for governor in Georgia and Florida are raising major strategic questions for Democrats as they turn their attention to the upcoming battle for the White House.

'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race

Emily Wagster Pettus and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:18pm

A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting Democrats' hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South.

In Paris, Trump the 'nationalist' stood apart from others

Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:12pm

For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.

Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:18pm

Stacey Abrams' Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia unsettled governor's race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were wrongly rejected.

Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:52pm

A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."

Florida, Georgia testing strength of new Dem coalition

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 11:29am

For much of the country, the 2018 midterm season is over. But unresolved races for governor in Georgia and Florida are raising major strategic questions for Democrats as they turn their attention to the upcoming battle for the White House.

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema defeats Republican Martha McSally in the Arizona race for U.S. Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:42pm

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema defeats Republican Martha McSally in the Arizona race for U.S. Senate.

Georgia candidate asks court to intervene in vote dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:32am

A Congressional candidate in Georgia says she's asking a federal court to block one of the state's largest counties from certifying its vote totals before ballot disputes are resolved.

Florida school shooting defendant registered to vote in jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:52am

The man accused of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school registered to vote while behind bars awaiting trial.