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In a rare move against an incumbent, a half dozen national groups advancing leftist agendas on gay rights, workers' rights and women's issues mounted a $1 million independent campaign targeting Lipinski.
With many states using antiquated voting machines and with concerns about potential interference in U.S. elections by Russia or other actors, there is rising concern among experts about the need to safeguard American balloting.
Conor Lamb, who hails from a prominent Pennsylvania political family, rarely mentions Trump, focusing on economic issues, healthcare and protecting Social Security and Medicare.
The actress has reportedly begun assembling staff, including two veterans of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's election team.
Across the United States, Hispanics are expected to be a crucial constituency in the November general election.
The media mogul, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, was emphatic in her response to host Kimmel's question about whether she would run.
"Frankly, the United States is under attack," Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said.
An estimated 40 transgender candidates are running for all levels of government in the November 2018 elections, an unprecedented number.
Even Rep. Mark Meadows, a leading Republican conservative closely allied with Trump, took issue with the president's comments.
The win in Missouri was the latest for the Democrats who have ridden an anti-Trump wave to several special election victories in areas around the country.
The leader of a political action committee supporting Winfrey said it would still to try to persuade her to run and continue seeking to recruit 1 million supporters.
Overall trust in the four institutions measured — the government, media, business and non-governmental organizations — fell more steeply in the United States than in any of the 28 countries surveyed.
The last shutdown, in October 2013, lasted more than two weeks and more than 800,000 federal employees were furloughed.
President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators.
While past shutdowns have done little lasting economic damage, these events can hurt federal workers, rattle markets and shake confidence in the United States abroad.
The “stable genius” brags, boasts and refers to himself in the third person.
The tie-breaking draw — Virginia‘s first since 1971 — was considered unprecedented because of its impact on the House.
Democrats trimmed Republicans’ edge in the chamber to 51-49 with the swearing in of two new lawmakers on Wednesday.
The expected flurry of legislative activity comes as Republicans and Democrats begin to set the stage for midterm congressional elections in November.
Moore, an accused sexual predator, has refused to concede defeat in the election he lost to Democrat Doug Jones.
“It’s also by the way harder to be as obnoxious and cruel in person as people can be anonymously on the Internet,” Obama said.
Most state officials who oversee elections and election law experts say that voter fraud is rare in the United States.
A victory by Democrat Shelly Simonds would shift Republicans’ slim control of the 100-member House of Delegates to an even 50-50 split with the Democrats.