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Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

By Mead Gruver and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 13
Liz Cheney has had a quiet first term as congresswoman, but that's about to change. She's seeking a House Republican leadership post that's key to her party's strategy against next year's Democratic majority.

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 White House Bids

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 White House Bids

By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace | Nov 13
Motivated by an urgency to unseat President Donald Trump and the prospect of a historically large primary field, Democrats see little incentive to delay or downplay their 2020 presidential hopes

Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Flips Arizona Senate Seat

Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Flips Arizona Senate Seat

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 13
In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat.

Mississippi Senator's 'Public Hanging' Remark Draws Rebuke

Mississippi Senator's 'Public Hanging' Remark Draws Rebuke

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 12
A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."

Kemp-Abrams Feud Highlights New Landscape in Divided Georgia

Kemp-Abrams Feud Highlights New Landscape in Divided Georgia

Nov 12
His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy.

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

By Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer | Nov 12
After some early bumps, more than half of Florida's 67 counties began recounting votes Sunday in the razor-thin Senate and gubernatorial races, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco.

Democratic State Gains May Mean Tighter Gun, Looser Pot Laws

Democratic State Gains May Mean Tighter Gun, Looser Pot Laws

By David A. Lieb and Geoff Mulvihill | Nov 12
From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained power.

Meet the House Democrats who Will Be Running the Show

Meet the House Democrats who Will Be Running the Show

By Kevin Freking | Nov 12
Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party's most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships.

Democratic Wins Could Mean State Action on Health Care, Guns

Democratic Wins Could Mean State Action on Health Care, Guns

By David A. Lieb and Geoff Mulvihill | Nov 11
Democrats who gained new or stronger powers in the midterm elections seek to put their stamp on public policy.

Future Seems Uncertain for Trump's Acting Attorney General

Future Seems Uncertain for Trump's Acting Attorney General

By Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire | Nov 11
Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appears uncertain as President Donald Trump denies even knowing the man he's just named acting attorney general.

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