California's attorney general said it's "a good day for fairness" a day after a federal judge ruled to temporarily block the Trump administration's decision to end DACA. [Read More]
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U.S. voters on Tuesday went to the polls in congressional elections for all 435 seats of the House of Representatives. The Democratic Party needs to pick up 23 seats to wrest control of the chamber from the Republican Party. [Read More]
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A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump's slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their... [Read More]
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Rep. Jerrold Nadler has said he wants to investigate President Trump and Justice Brett Kavanaugh. And he likely soon will be doing that, with Fox News and other networks projecting Tuesday night that Democrats will be the majority in the U.S. House after new representatives are sworn in come January. Once-deposed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,... [Read More]
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State Rep. Jamie Boles won re-election to a sixth term Tuesday night, garnering nearly 63 percent of the vote, according to complete but unofficial returns from the Moore County Board... [Read More]
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U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson will return to Congress for a fourth term but faces a potentially changed political landscape not just in Washington but also here in North Carolina. [Read More]
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Longtime lawman Ronnie Fields handily won the sheriff's race Tuesday, defeating opponent Steve Adams, a local businessman, in the evening's biggest landslide. [Read More]
Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis. [Read More]
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Democrat J.B. Pritzker won the Illinois governor election Tuesday night. Governor Bruce Rauner called him to concede the race shortly before 7:30 p.m. [Read More]
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A juvenile boy is in custody after the Hugo Hitching Post was robbed at gunpoint by a masked suspect on Monday. [Read More]
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She had become a symbol of religious objections to same-sex marriage after defying the Supreme Court, going to jail and switching parties. [Read More]
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The conservative Republican won a second term on Tuesday in a tight race, holding off a charismatic Democratic congressman from El Paso who hoped to ride a wave of liberal energy to an upset victory. [Read More]
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Republican state lawmaker Carol Miller has won a congressional seat in West Virginia, holding off a strong Democratic challenge in a district Donald Trump dominated two... [Read More]
Mayor Sylvester Turner said the passage of Proposition B means budget cuts are coming. [Read More]
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The law made Louisiana one of two states that allowed a non-unanimous jury in felony trials. Louisiana voters during Tuesday's midterm elections approved Amendment 2, eliminating a Jim Crow law that made Louisiana one of two states allowing non-unanimous juries in felony trials. In the late 19th century, Louisiana was faced with a new constitutional requirement, after the passage of the US Constitution's 14th Amendment, that forced the state to include black people in juries. Since Louisiana required juries to reach unanimous decisions, as is standard, this meant a single black person on the jury would have a lot... [Read More]
The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of President Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.Fundraising, polls and history were not on the president's side. But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, an air of uncertainty... [Read More]
Retired Navy commander Elaine Luria pulled out a surprise win in her key race in Virginia's 2nd congressional district. [Read More]
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Breaking news, 7:30 p.m. PT: Republicans will keep control of the U.S. Senate, Tuesday night's preliminary results in the 2018 midterm elections show, according to CNN projections. [Read More]
The federal government has given the NCAA a nod of approval to begin looking into potential NCAA violations tied to certain schools implicated in the federal basketball investigation. [Read More]
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The Latest on elections to the U.S. House of Representatives (all times local):9:20 p.m.Democrat Ayanna Pressley has completed her quest to become Massachusetts' first black woman elected to Congress.Pressley is also the first African-American to serve on the Boston City Council. She sailed through Tuesday's general election to Congress unopposed, two months after unseating 10-term Rep. Michael Capuano in... [Read More]