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Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 04:20 AM EST

Pacific Summit Ends With No Communique as China, US Differ

Pacific Summit Ends With No Communique as China, US Differ

An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S. The 21 nations at the...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 01:56 AM EST

California Democrat Cisneros Latest to Flip GOP House Seat

California Democrat Cisneros Latest to Flip GOP House Seat

Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. In what had been...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 08:04 PM EST

In Defeat, Abrams Casts Aside Traditional Expectations

In Defeat, Abrams Casts Aside Traditional Expectations

Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black woman governor refused to follow the traditional script...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 06:50 PM EST

Election Shows How Gerrymandering Is Difficult to Overcome

Election Shows How Gerrymandering Is Difficult to Overcome

With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other was not. The sharply contrasting...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 07:21 PM EST

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis. Gillum, the Democratic candidate, made the statement in a post on Twitter that comes two days after...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 07:21 PM EST

Over 2,000 Votes Misplaced in Fla., Says Broward County Elections Official

Over 2,000 Votes Misplaced in Fla., Says Broward County Elections Official

Amid the ongoing hand recount for Florida's U.S. Senate and commissioner of agriculture contests, Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said her office has misplaced more than 2,000 ballots. Sni...

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Amid Khashoggi Questions, Trump Won't Listen to Death Tape

Amid Khashoggi Questions, Trump Won't Listen to Death Tape

President Donald Trump said he would not listen to a recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as an upcoming report on the slaying threatens to put him in a diplomatic bind: how to...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:57 AM EST

GOP Legislatures Try to Curb Democratic Governors' Power

GOP Legislatures Try to Curb Democratic Governors' Power

With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative...

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 05:09 AM EST

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

Dems Gear Up for More Digital Spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. "Yo...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 02:27 AM EST

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

Trump Sees Wildfire Areas, Consoles Those Harmed by Shooting

President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires...

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