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It's Not Over for Andrew Gillum: Florida Governor Race Could Head to Recount

"Florida law requires an automatic machine recount in any race where the margin of victory is within one half of one percentage point."

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The Florida governor race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis wasn't decided on Tuesday night, as it appears there may be a recount on the ballots.

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The New Congress Must Change 'Appalling Lack of Diversity Among Top Staff'

"The American public was more likely to elect a person of color to the House than House members were to hire top staff of color," according to a Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies report.

As a result of Tuesday's midterm elections, Democrats have won a majority in the House of Representatives, and Republicans will remain in control of the Senate, but Congress, as a whole, needs to make diversity a priority when it comes to hiring top staff members.

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Democracy in Color's Steve Phillips Shares His Perspective on Midterm Elections

There was an extraordinary turnout of people rallying for "the defender of white supremacy in the White House," said Phillips.

Author Steve Phillips speaking at a 2016 DiversityInc event.

By Keka Araujo and Sheryl Estrada

There's a multicultural progressive New American Majority that made its voice heard in Tuesday's midterm elections, according to Steve Phillips, a national political leader and civil rights lawyer.

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Brian Kemp Investigates Democrats, Stacey Abrams Calls it a 'Witch Hunt'

Just days before Georgia voters decide the next governor, the Republican candidate accuses Democrats of an alleged hack on voter registration, but he has no evidence.

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Brian Kemp is blaming Democrats for a failed attempt to hack Georgia voter registration. And Democratic Party officials are calling Kemp's claims yet another underhanded attempt to win the gubernatorial election on Tuesday.

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Republican Hate Video Backfires: It Was Sheriff Joe Who Let Him Go!

Returned during W's presidency, the murderer was released by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's department.

President Trump's new midterms ad is racist, xenophobic and also false in its claim that Democrats let murderer Luis Bracamontes remain in the U.S.

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Oprah: Blood of Men, Women Lynched for Trying to Vote 'Has Seeped Into My DNA'

"I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain," Oprah Winfrey said, at a rally for Stacey Abrams.

In the first of two events on Thursday, Oprah Winfrey gave an electrifying speech in Marietta in support of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

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Trump Shares Latest Racist and Xenophobic Midterm Ad

"This is distracting, divisive Donald at his worst," said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez.

President Trump tweeted a video on Wednesday with the following commentary: "It is outrageous what the Democrats are doing to our country. Vote Republican now! http://Vote.GOP."

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'The Racists Believe He's a Racist,' Says Andrew Gillum of Ron DeSantis

A video clip Gillum posted on Twitter of Wednesday's debate has gone viral.

A video clip that Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum posted on Twitter has gone viral with more than 3 million views. In just 40 seconds of Wednesday night's debate, Gillum, who is the mayor of Tallahassee, explains why racists believe Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is a racist.

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Black Women: The Voice of Influence in Midterm Elections

Black women "motivate and galvanize the communities that they touch," said Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

Screenshot of actress Meagan Good in an NAACP and Centric PSA

With the midterm elections two weeks away, it's clear that a historically overlooked voting block — Black women — who are more politically engaged than any other demographic — will make all the difference for Democratic candidates.

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Mistaken Vote Gets Black Woman Sent to Federal Prison

"I attempted to vote in November 2016 under the impression I had a voice, unaware that my voice had been taken away from me to cast a vote," Crystal Mason said.

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As stories of voter suppression attempts, such as in Georgia and North Dakota, continue to surface, in Fort Worth, Texas, Crystal Mason is currently serving 10 months in federal prison for voting. There's also a possibility she could serve an additional five years for voter fraud.

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Voter Suppression: It's Now Harder for Thousands of Native Americans to Vote in North Dakota

The Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold a voter ID law will affect the Senate race.

In her race for re-election, North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, is trailing her Republican opponent, Rep. Kevin Cramer. Native Americans are a key demographic in the state and tend to vote for Democrats.

But the Supreme Court decided last week not to block the state's restrictive voter ID law, which will make it almost impossible for most Native Americans to vote.

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Democrats in Midterm Jeopardy Over Poor Outreach to Latinos

Failure to directly address concerns leads to weak support. Races in Nevada, Arizona, Texas and Florida, states with growing Hispanic populations, are bungled.

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Democrats are struggling to secure the Latino vote in the midterm elections because the party did not engage Latino voters strongly enough.

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