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Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

23 seconds ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

The California Republican, an ally of President Donald Trump, fended off a challenge from conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, in a closed-door election.
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The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

22 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

Republican Texas state representative and bank CEO Dennis Bonnen announced on Monday he has obtained commitments from 109 of the 150 House members for an upcoming vote to elect...
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Possible violation of election law forwarded to federal prosecutors

Possible violation of election law forwarded to federal prosecutors

22 minutes ago   |   WESH

Federal prosecutors have been asked to investigate altered forms that were sent to voters in at least four Florida counties.
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy elected GOP leader in the House for next Congress

26 minutes ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

The California Republican and current majority leader put down a leadership bid from Rep. Jim Jordan.
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Florida Senate recount set to get first day in federal court

32 minutes ago   |   Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Florida's seemingly never-ending midterm recount saga turns to federal court Wednesday where Sen. Bill Nelson 's uphill fight to stay in office hinges largely on...
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The Latest: Officials ask for look into mail-in information

44 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The Latest on Florida's election recount : 1:25 p.m. Florida election officials have asked federal prosecutors to investigate whether Florida Democrats...
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Embattled Broward County Elections Supervisor Suggests She'll Step Down

Embattled Broward County Elections Supervisor Suggests She'll Step Down

48 minutes ago   |   NPR

"It is time to move on," said Brenda Snipes. She's under intense criticism for her handling of vote counting, especially from Republicans.
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AP Explains: Is Florida's election recount screwed up?

48 minutes ago   |   National Post

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida's election started badly when Hurricane Michael disrupted early voting in some Panhandle counties. Long lines, ballot shortages and other...
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Nobody is having more fun right now than these new House Democrats

52 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

The House of Representatives is going to look a lot different come January - not just due to a Democratic majority, but also a record-breaking number of women, people of color...
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Deb Haaland: Why Congress Needs a Fierce Voice Like Mine

54 minutes ago   |   Fortune

In last week's midterm elections, Americans voted for change. More women than ever before will serve in the next Congress-over 120-as well as many groundbreaking progressive...
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Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th birthday

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Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Police in Santa Ana, California, are trying to identify a suspect who reportedly assaulted the manager of a McDonald's. The suspect allegedly entered the establishment through... Read more ...

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

A $1,000 doll made in 2018's "Sexiest Man Alive" Idris Elba's likeness is going viral for all the wrong reasons. Read more ...

Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

A soccer referee has been suspended for a "moment of madness" after he asked two team captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide a kickoff. Read more ...

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

The newly elected Tennessee Democrat made the comments in a now-deleted Facebook video. Read more ...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's drive-thru

"I turned around and there was blood everywhere," the girl's father recalled. Read more ...

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This city will pay you $10,000 to move there

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Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz slugged a sheriff's sergeant in his Florida jail on Tuesday - all because the alleged mass murderer was told not to drag his sandals on the floor... Read more ...

New England-based consumer group reveals '10 Worst Toys of 2018'

New England-based consumer group reveals '10 Worst Toys of 2018'

World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. revealed Tuesday its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2018." Read more ...

‘Bachelor' Arie Luyendyk Jr. isn't lying about pregnancy this time

‘Bachelor' Arie Luyendyk Jr. isn't lying about pregnancy this time

Luyendyk Jr. joked on April Fool's Day that he and fiancée Lauren Burnham were expecting. Read more ...