MA is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators as part of historic firsts following Tuesday's midterm elections.
Ilhan Omar, congresswoman-elect for Minnesota's 5th district.Rashida Tlaib, congresswoman-elect for Michigan's 13th district.
She stunned the political establishment in September, defeating a 10-term incumbent in the Democratic primary, and was unopposed on Tuesday. A projected win for Tennessee Republican Senator-elect Marsha Blackburn came the same night as the projected loss for North Dakota Democratic Sen.
These six women along with dozens more congressional candidates, led to the Democrats retaking control of the House of Representatives.
But for Congresswoman-Elect Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), it is important to keep what is happening in perspective, and not whitewash the wrongdoing of fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions - a sentiment she made clear to CNN's Chris Cuomo. There are still two outstanding races that have two women competing against each other, which means that at least 100 women will be serving in the House next year.
The new class of women elected to the 116th Congress will add gender and racial diversity to the body overall and to their state-level delegations.
Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar are the first Latinas to represent the state of Texas in the House of Representatives, after the state has sent more than 300 people to lower body of Congress since it joined the union in 1845. Sharice Davids, who won a House seat in a conservative Kansas district, is an openly gay Native American lawyer with a background in mixed martial arts fighting.
Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala noted that both of her opponents in the race for a House seat from Florida were women.
She is a Democratic-Socialist who served on the state legislature from 2009 to 2014 and ran her congressional primary campaign supporting Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and abolishing Ice.
White women have been a target of attack by progressives all year, but many such complaints surfaced during the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was falsely accused of sexual harassment in October. ME and South Dakota also elected their first female governors with Janet Mills and Kristi Noem, respectively. Fifty-nine of the candidates were Republican, and 197 were Democrats. "Have the awkward conversations, take the emotional labor off the backs of women who have more on their g***amn plate than we ever will. Do".
"On the Democratic side, these races were viewed not only as a referendum on President Donald Trump, but also, in many cases, on his version of identity politics, which in its final days played to the fears of his base, a group that is largely white, male and Christian". Women's issues are the economy, their education, their gun control. Women won at the state level across the country as well - in gubernatorial races, Laura Kelly beat notorious vote suppressor Kris Kobach in Kansas, Gretchen Whitmer beat Bill Schuette in MI, and Michelle Lujan Grisham beat Steve Pearce in New Mexico.
Monaco , a semifinalist in 2017, slumped to a 4-0 home loss to Club Brugge, who registered their first win in Group A. In his stead, Daniel Sturridge fitted into Liverpool's attacking triumvirate alongside Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
During early morning hours, people accessing the site were directed to a screen that said work was underway. An estimated 12 million more are covered through the ACA's Medicaid expansion, aimed at low-income adults.
Substitute Dembele got Barca out of trouble with a perfectly struck half-volley in the 87th minute after a knockdown by Pique. The club have named Messi in their squad for the match at the San Siro, even if he is yet to be given the medical all-clear.
The US forces are part of the Nato-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, which has more than 16,000 personnel. Taylor resigned from the mayor's office before he went overseas, the Standard-Examiner of Ogden reported .
In the video, the kidnappers force several young male students to give their names and the names of their parents. Neither the government nor the separatist groups provided evidence to substantiate their accusations.
Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, ran essentially unopposed in Michigan's 13th Congressional District, which includes Detroit . While Omar campaigned on a similarly progressive platform, which calls for universal healthcare and tuition-free colleges.
The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul was a violation of global law, U.S. The statement reiterated a request for the extradition of suspects arrested by Saudi Arabia in the case of the brutal murder.
That would be about half the daily average China has been importing from Iran since January 2016, trade data showed. The Iranian regime to date since May has lost over $2.5 billion in oil revenue, he said. "The decision by the U.S".
As of late Wednesday, McDonald's United States Elections Project estimates that 25.5 million Americans had cast early votes . Early voting opens up polling places before Election Day so voters can try and tip the scales with a vote in person.
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Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince 'said he was risky Islamist'
But his article made no mention of the king's son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who is seen as the kingdom's de-facto ruler. Saudi Arabia, for its part, has kept quiet on the location of the body as Turkey and the global community demand answers.
India vs West Indies, 1st T20I
In 2018, Dhoni, who has also captained India to 50-over World Cup glory in 2011, managed only 245 runs at 27.22 in 17 matches. Hotstar will avail the online streaming option for the subscribers in India , the United States and the United Kingdom.
Starbucks is giving away free reusable cups today
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The wickets of Keemo Paul (5), Kemar Roach (5) and Oshane Thomas for a duck followed soon after, as the Windies folded meekly. Bhuvneshwar Kumar got the wicket in his very first over after Windies won the toss and surprisingly opted to bat first.