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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 95

November 8, 2018 4:55 PM President Trump considers Kris Kobach, Lindsey Graham, Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani for attorney general

President Trump is considering a handful of loyalists as possible replacements for Jeff Sessions after his unceremonious exit as attorney general, people familiar with the matter said Thursday. Following months of public spats, Trump finally fired Sessions on Wednesday and replaced him temporarily with the AG chief of staff Matthew Whitaker, a political 77

November 7, 2018 2:20 PM Dead Republican brothel owner wins election in Nevada

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican candidate who died last month won his race for the Nevada state legislature late on Tuesday, according to state election officials. Dennis Hof, 72, defeated Democratic candidate and educator Lesia Romanov in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, earning about 68 percent of the vote. County 84

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 128

November 7, 2018 1:54 AM Election Night in the US

Abrams trailing as they count the votes in Georgia governor's race White House press secretary Sarah Sanders offered a cautiously optimistic outlook as midterm results continued to roll in tonight. Sanders touted several of the early gains, particularly Indiana Senate GOP candidate Mike Braun's win and Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr's re-election, arguing that the President's 107

November 6, 2018 10:14 PM Will Ferrell, portraying 'Talladega Nights' character, joins Alabama Sen. Doug Jones in Election Day video

Will Ferrell is trying to get voters to “race” to the polls on Election Day. The Hollywood star, 51, joined Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala, to encourage people to vote Tuesday. In the video, Ferrell appeared as fictional NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby, who he portrayed in the movie “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” “Hey guys, it’s Doug Jones, I’m here with my friend 112

November 4, 2018 7:21 PM Lelisa Desisa from Ethiopia Has Won the Men's Division of the NYC Marathon

With breakneck pace, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the men’s group of the annual New York City Marathon with a time of two hours, five minutes, 59 seconds. Desisa beat out second place Shura Kitata by two seconds, The Washington Post reported. With the win, the 28-year-old runner gets to take home the $100,000 grand prize. In last year’s race, Geoffrey 95

November 4, 2018 7:16 PM Ethiopia's Desisa takes NYC Marathon, Keitany is women's winner

(Reuters) - Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa used a powerful surge to win his first New York City Marathon in five tries and Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed a fourth women’s crown with a dominant victory on Sunday. Desisa finally made it to the top of the podium with a strong closing mile to win in an unofficial two hours, five minutes and 59 seconds as he and fellow 101

November 3, 2018 10:07 PM Horse racing: Expert Eye wins Breeders' Mile after late surge

(Reuters) - Expert Eye responded to a late push by jockey Frankie Dettori to secure victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile at Churchill Downs on Saturday, becoming only the second British-trained horse to win the race. It was the 13th career Breeders’ Cup win for Dettori and first Grade One victory for the Michael Stoute-trained horse, who started 70

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 156