Politics

GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith Wins Mississippi Runoff

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who had hoped to become the…

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NY Democrat Concedes House Race to Republican Rep. Collins

A Democrat who came close to unseating indicted Republican Chris Collins in New York’s most conservative congressional district has formally conceded. Nate McMurray told reporters Monday he’s decided against pursuing…

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Fudge Won’t Run for Speaker, Backs Pelosi

Democrat Rep. Marcia Fudge had been a potential candidate for House speaker. Now she’s backing Nancy Pelosi for the job. Fudge says she wanted to “ensure diversity, equity and inclusion…

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Florida Certifies Results of Contentious Election

Trump-allied Republican Ron DeSantis was formally elected governor of Florida and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott elected U.S. senator on Tuesday when the state certified election results two weeks after tight…

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Big Names Weigh in on Final Unresolved US Senate Election

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. President Donald Trump on…

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Sen. Nelson Concedes to Florida Gov. Scott

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has ended his bitterly close re-election bid by conceding the race to Republican Rick Scott. Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott says incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson…

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Florida Starts Painstaking Hand Recount in Senate Race

Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida’s acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the intent of about 93,000 voters whose…

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