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November 16, 2018 11:14 PM Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams to challenge governor poll loss

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has recognised her rival's victory while announcing a plan to sue the state. Ms Abrams, the Democratic challenger to Republican Brian Kemp, said this was not a "concession" but an acknowledgement she could not win. The candidate announced she would file a federal suit against Georgia for "gross mismanagement" 108

November 16, 2018 9:53 PM Grim fiscal forecast awaits Illinois' new governor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ new governor faces a budget deficit that could triple in size, as well as a backlog of unpaid bills that could surpass the state’s record high, according to a new five-year fiscal forecast from outgoing Governor Bruce Rauner. The Republican governor lost his bid for a second term in office to Democrat J.B. Pritzker in the Nov. 6 general 83

November 14, 2018 3:35 PM Hillary Clinton: Abrams would have already won Georgia race if ‘she had a fair election’

In an 'Ingraham Angle' exclusive, pollster Frank Luntz gets a read from independent voters in New Hampshire. Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday questioned the legitimacy of Georgia’s gubernatorial contest, saying Democrat Stacey Abrams would have already won the uncalled contest if the election was fair. “If she had a fair election 165

November 8, 2018 10:16 PM US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered

Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida's senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday, a statewide vote recount has now been triggered. Florida's gubernatorial race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican 99

November 7, 2018 9:26 PM Top Senate Democrat Schumer: Whitaker should recuse himself from Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who was appointed by President Donald Trump after he fired Jeff Sessions, should recuse himself from oversight of the Russia probe. “Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation 130

November 7, 2018 1:52 PM Trump says Democrat Pelosi 'deserves' to be House speaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his support behind top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi, saying she ought to be U.S. House Speaker, one day after Democrats won enough seats in the midterm congressional election to take control of Congress’ lower chamber. “In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House 121

November 7, 2018 9:01 AM Keith Ellison elected Minnesota AG despite domestic abuse allegations

DNC chair Tom Perez won't say if he believes the domestic abuse claims against the Minnesota Democrat. Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison has been elected as the state Attorney General, fending off his Republican opponent in an election mired with domestic abuse allegations. Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, defeated 131

November 2, 2018 8:39 PM Republicans see hope in early-vote totals from key battlegrounds

On 'America's Newsroom,' Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks out on capitalizing on a strong jobs report ahead of the midterm elections. Republicans are continuing to see strong early-vote turnout in key battleground states, potentially boosting their chances for at least holding the Senate even as analysts see Democrats holding 160

November 1, 2018 7:57 PM Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker calls Obama the ‘biggest liar of the world’

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker (left) on Thursday called former President Barack Obama (right) “the biggest liar of the world.” (Reuters) Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called Barack Obama “the biggest liar of the world,” in reference to the former Democratic president’s infamous claim that people could keep their health care plans 142

November 1, 2018 11:55 AM Countdown to the midterms: 5 days out

He once gave CNN the finger. Last night, he apologized. The second and final debate in the hotly contested Georgia governor's race is on ice. For now, at least, Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams will not meet again as planned on Sunday night, less than 48 hours out from Election Day. Trump is going to Georgia to stump for Kemp, the GOP secretary 80