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McAdams Declared Winner of House Race in Utah Over Rep. Mia Love
Utah
McAdams Declared Winner of House Race in Utah Over Rep. Mia Love

Democrat Ben McAdams defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah’s 4th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Read More

Orange County Goes Blue, As Democrats Complete Historic Sweep of Its Seven Congressional Seats
California
Orange County Goes Blue, As Democrats Complete Historic Sweep of Its Seven Congressional Seats

Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim on Saturday in the last of Orange County’s undecided House races, giving Democrats a clean sweep of the state’s six most fiercely fought congressional contests and marking an... Read More

Georgia Certifies Election Results After Nearly Two Weeks of Drama
Georgia
Georgia Certifies Election Results After Nearly Two Weeks of Drama

Georgia’s top election official certified the state’s vote count Saturday, confirming Republican Brian Kemp’s victory in the race for governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams. Kemp led Abrams by 54,723 votes, a 1.4 percentage... Read More

Florida Recount: 9 Things We Learned in 10 Days of Counting
Florida
Florida Recount: 9 Things We Learned in 10 Days of Counting

So what have we all learned so far in this traumatic, topsy-turvy election? Well, Broward and Palm Beach counties learned why they’re called “deadlines.” We learned that any voters who actually did get into a disguise and vote again — ... Read More

Officials Race to Finish Counting Votes in Georgia
Georgia
Officials Race to Finish Counting Votes in Georgia

Georgia elections officials scrambled Thursday to count a cache of hundreds of ballots that were previously rejected as they raced to comply with the latest federal ruling in the too-close-to-call contest for governor. Read More

Miami-Dade Launches Hand Recount of 10,000 Uncounted Ballots in Scott vs. Nelson
Florida
Miami-Dade Launches Hand Recount of 10,000 Uncounted Ballots in Scott vs. Nelson

A room full of Miami-Dade election workers began a hand recount Thursday night of more than 10,000 problematic ballots cast in the U.S. Senate race, joined by a room full of lawyers and volunteers from both campaigns eager to contest ... Read More

Trump Calls to End Recounts in Florida’s Senate and Governor Elections, And Alleges Fraud Without Evidence
Florida
Trump Calls to End Recounts in Florida’s Senate and Governor Elections, And Alleges Fraud Without Evidence

As vote counts in several states increased Democrats’ midterm election gains, and further undercut President Donald Trump’s claims to victory, the president on Monday led some Republicans in alleging vote fraud, especially in Florida, without evidence. In a morning ... Read More

Georgia Secretary of State Tells Election Officials to Count Absentee Ballots
Georgia
Georgia Secretary of State Tells Election Officials to Count Absentee Ballots

Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden instructed county election officials Monday to count absentee ballots even if they lack a voter’s date of birth, as long as the voter’s identity can be verified. Crittenden issued the guidance for ... Read More

Kyrsten Sinema Becomes First Female Senator Elected From Arizona
Arizona
Kyrsten Sinema Becomes First Female Senator Elected From Arizona

Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has made history by becoming the first woman elected to represent Arizona in the Senate. She defeated Republican Rep. Martha McSally after several days of ballot counting. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Sinema led McSally 50 percent ... Read More

Trump Reportedly Wants to Cut Off Disaster Relief Funds to Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Trump Reportedly Wants to Cut Off Disaster Relief Funds to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to stop financial aid to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico still dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The president believes, without evidence, that the Puerto Rican government is using the disaster relief ... Read More

GOP Rep. Rohrabacher Loses as California Republicans Fear the Worst
California
GOP Rep. Rohrabacher Loses as California Republicans Fear the Worst

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has lost the congressional seat he held for 30 years, another stunning defeat for Republicans as other GOP incumbents fell behind in the latest ballot counts, putting the party in fear of losing all six... Read More

SC-01: Joe Cunningham (D)
South Carolina
SC-01: Joe Cunningham (D)
2018-11-07 10:59:39
by SC-01: Joe Cunningham (D)

I’m a new father.  Husband.  South Carolinian. Ocean Engineer.  Attorney.  And Democrat.  In that order, too.  You can count on me to always stand up for what is right, even if that means standing up to my own party ... Read More

PA-05: Mary Gay Scanlon (D)
Pennsylvania
PA-05: Mary Gay Scanlon (D)
2018-11-07 10:56:07
by PA-05: Mary Gay Scanlon (D)

Despite a crowded primary field, the people of Pennsylvania’s Fifth Congressional district have rallied behind Mary Gay Scanlon, a longtime resident of Delaware County. A civil rights lawyer for over 35 years, she plans to continue that fight on Capitol ... Read More

IA-01: Abby Finkenauer (D)
Iowa
IA-01: Abby Finkenauer (D)
2018-11-07 10:52:38
by IA-01: Abby Finkenauer (D)

In 2014, Abby was elected to represent Dubuque in the Iowa Legislature. She has become known as a staunch defender of working families and a vocal advocate for women. As government and policy decisions have made it more difficult each year ... Read More

MN-05: Ilhan Omar (D)
Minnesota
MN-05: Ilhan Omar (D)
2018-11-07 04:47:59
by MN-05: Ilhan Omar (D)

Born in Somalia, Ilhan and her family fled the country's civil war when she was eight-years-old. They lived in a refugee camp in Kenya for four years before coming to the United States, eventually settling in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of ... Read More

NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)
New Mexico
NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)
2018-11-07 04:37:06
by NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)

I believe New Mexico can be a place of strong, safe communities where our kids can be happy growing up, and can build a life here when they are grown. I have a track record of standing up to Donald ... Read More

OK-05: Kendra Horn (D)
Oklahoma
OK-05: Kendra Horn (D)
2018-11-07 04:29:54
by OK-05: Kendra Horn (D)

A 5th generation Oklahoman, Kendra’s parents taught her the importance of investing in people and serving her community, values that continue to guide her today. Kendra holds a passionate belief that more people need to get involved in community ... Read More

WA-08: Kim Schrier (D)
Washington
WA-08: Kim Schrier (D)
2018-11-06 00:21:06
by WA-08: Kim Schrier (D)

I have spent my career listening to and helping solve problems with thousands of patients and their families across the 8th District, and I will bring that same dedication and understanding to my work as your representative in Congress. Read More

VA-02: Elaine Luria (D)
Virginia
VA-02: Elaine Luria (D)
2018-11-06 00:18:04
by VA-02: Elaine Luria (D)

August 15, 1975: Elaine Luria born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Michelle and Herbert Luria. 1993-1997: Luria majored in Physics and History, with a minor in French, at the United States Naval Academy. May 23, 1997: Luria graduated from the United States Naval Academy and ... Read More

TX-16: Veronica Escobar (D)
Texas
TX-16: Veronica Escobar (D)
2018-11-06 00:12:07
by TX-16: Veronica Escobar (D)

Veronica Escobar is a third-generation El Pasoan who has dedicated herself to the betterment of the community. She is the Democratic Nominee for Congress in Texas’ 16th District after winning a majority of the vote in a crowded primary race ... Read More

PA-07: Susan Wild (D)
Pennsylvania
PA-07: Susan Wild (D)
2018-11-06 00:08:29
by PA-07: Susan Wild (D)

Growing up in a military family, Susan moved frequently throughout her childhood. But the Lehigh Valley and the 7th District, where she moved more than three decades ago, is the only place she’s ever truly called home. It’s ... Read More

MN-03: Dean Phillips (D)
Minnesota
MN-03: Dean Phillips (D)
2018-11-06 00:02:05
by MN-03: Dean Phillips (D)

My life began differently than many know. My parents, DeeDee Cohen and Artie Pfefer, met at St. Paul Central High School and were married in 1967. Raised by my grandma Ruth, a single mother who worked at a local department store ... Read More

FL-27: Donna Shalala (D)
Florida
FL-27: Donna Shalala (D)
2018-11-05 23:46:05
by FL-27: Donna Shalala (D)

Donna E. Shalala has spent her entire life fighting to improve the lives of others. A lifelong Democrat, she has advocated tirelessly for women’s rights, civil rights, increased access to health care, better education and schools and a clean, ... Read More

CO-06: Jason Crow (D)
Colorado
CO-06: Jason Crow (D)
2018-11-05 23:43:12
by CO-06: Jason Crow (D)

At a time when our political system is broken and new leadership is needed to take us in a different direction, Jason Crow’s path feels refreshing and all-too rare. Jason grew up in a working-class home with values that ... Read More

CA-49: Mike Levin (D)
California
CA-49: Mike Levin (D)
2018-11-05 23:40:16
by CA-49: Mike Levin (D)

For the last two decades, Mike has been involved in a variety of local, state and federal political campaigns and community organizations. Now, he wants to be your champion in Washington. Mike was raised in South Orange County, where he ... Read More

CA-45: Katie Porter (D)
California
CA-45: Katie Porter (D)
2018-11-05 23:37:22
by CA-45: Katie Porter (D)

As a Consumer Protection Attorney, Katie Porter has spent nearly twenty years fighting powerful interests and Wall Street banks on behalf of consumers and families. She’s a national leader in consumer protection and has won big victories against financial ... Read More

AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
Arizona
AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
2018-11-05 23:34:09
by AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)

Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona, moved to Tucson to get her college education, and has performed a lifetime of service for Arizona families. She has also worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima ... Read More

WV-03: Carol Miller (R)
West Virginia
WV-03: Carol Miller (R)
2018-11-05 23:27:47
by WV-03: Carol Miller (R)

Times are tough in West Virginia. Jobs seem to grow scarcer by the day and families are struggling. Meanwhile, the politicians and lobbyists in Washington DC care more about taking away our guns than addressing the opioid epidemic facing our ... Read More

WI-01: Bryan Steil (R)
Wisconsin
WI-01: Bryan Steil (R)
2018-11-05 23:24:34
by WI-01: Bryan Steil (R)

Steil is a Janesville native, Craig High School graduate, and member of St. John Vianney Parish in Janesville. He has a history of private sector experience, public service, and community involvement. Bryan Steil has spent the last nine years working ... Read More

VA-05: Denver Riggleman (R)
Virginia
VA-05: Denver Riggleman (R)
2018-11-05 23:02:23
by VA-05: Denver Riggleman (R)

Between 1992 and 1996, Denver served in the United States Air Force (USAF) as a C-141 Starlifter enlisted avionics technician at McGuire AFB, New Jersey.  Denver was awarded a scholarship to the University of Virginia in 1996. He graduated in 1998 and then subsequently ... Read More

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