Tag: 2018 midterm elections

Ocasio-Cortez’s Attacks on Democrats Have Party Scrambling for Damage Control

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became an overnight sensation when she unseated longtime New York House Democrat Joe Crowley, but now she is causing tension in the establishment wing of the party and some are seeking ways to put a damper on her anti-establishment agenda. Ocasio-Cortez, 29 and a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, has been […]

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11 Incoming Democrats Who ‘Cannot Wait to Kick Some Trump Ass’

When the 116th Congress convenes on Thursday, many of the newly elected members are bringing an anti-Trump agenda and the goal of fundamentally transforming America even farther to the left than Barack Obama tried to accomplish in his eight years in office. Here are 11 Democrats who were elected in the 2018 midterm elections on […]

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Report: Nancy Pelosi Barters Self Term Limit to Appease Critics, Retake Speakership

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) might be ready to exchange term limits on committee chairmanships and party leadership — including her own — to regain the Speaker’s gavel on January 3 when Democrats take back the majority in the House. The idea of terms limits first surfaced in October, as Breitbart News reported. Pelosi […]

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2020: Beto O’Rourke Reportedly Meets with Barack Obama

Failed U.S. Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke met with former President Barack Obama last month as the Texas Democrat considers a bid for the White House in 2020. The Washington Post reports O’Rourke met November 16 with Obama at the former president’s Washington, D.C., office in the posh neighborhood of Foggy Bottom. Details of what the […]

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Report: NRCC Emails Hacked During Midterm Election

The email accounts of leading National Republican Congressional Committee officials were hacked during the 2018 midterm election, according to a report. The email accounts of four senior aides at the National Republican Congressional Committee were surveilled for several months, party officials said. The intrusion was detected in April by an NRCC vendor, who alerted the committee […]

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Former Obama Aide: Beto’s Senate Race More Inspiring than Barack’s

A former aide to President Barack Obama is singing the praises of Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), who lost his Senate bid to incumbent Republican Ted Cruz. Dan Pfeiffer, who was Obama’s communications director, wrote an essay on the Crooked website on Monday saying that O’Rourke has something that even the $70 million raised for his […]

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Gun Control Lobby ‘Eclipsed’ NRA Spending in Midterm Elections

The gun control lobby nearly doubled the NRA in spending during the midterm elections. The New York Times reports that Gabby Giffords’ gun control group and Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety spent nearly $40 million “at the state and federal level in the midterms.” The NRA spent $20 million. Spending by the gun control […]

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Pelosi Prepares for Speakership Battle, Paints Opposition as Leftist Version of Freedom Caucus 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is busy putting in place the support she needs to regain the Speaker’s gavel when the Democrats retake the majority in January, while an undercurrent of opposition seeking a “fresh face” in leadership continues. But part of Pelosi’s strategy is warning members of her party that taking her down […]

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Florida: Rick Scott Wins Senate Seat After Bill Nelson Concedes

(UPI) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be changing jobs — U.S. senator — as incumbent Bill Nelson conceded hours after a hand recount showed a 10,000-vote difference. Scott, a Republican governor for eight years, announced the concession in a statement, saying, “I just spoke with Senator Bill Nelson, who graciously conceded, and I thanked […]

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Judge Rules Against Extending Florida Recount Deadline

A federal judge on Thursday ruled against a request to extend the deadline for recounts in Florida’s U.S. Senate and governor midterm races, according to reports. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker rejected a request by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and fellow Democrats to give counties more time to finish recounts. “We have been the laughingstock of the […]

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Watch: Joy Reid Suggests Racism Behind Republican Criticism of Brenda Snipes

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested Saturday that the outpouring of Republican criticism of Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is driven by racism. On Friday, Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ordered Snipes to transfer a tally of all votes cast to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Gov. Rick Scott by 7:00 p.m. EST — a deadline the […]

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Lawyers for Gillum, Nelson Fight to Include Non-U.S. Citizens’ Votes in Florida

Lawyers for both Florida Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson fought on Friday night to allow non-United States citizens’ votes to be included in the 2018 midterm election results. A transcript of a Palm Beach County Canvassing Board proceeding shows that the candidates’ lawyers objected to the rejection of votes cast by non-citizens, as first […]

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Exit Polls: Regular Churchgoers Voted Republican in Midterms

Americans who say they attend religious services regularly were far more apt to vote Republican in the midterm elections than those who attend seldom or never, exit polls revealed. According to CNN, 68 percent of voters who said they never attend religious services voted Democrat in their respective state and local elections, while only 30 […]

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Ann Coulter: I’m Glad to See the Pro-Amnesty Republicans Go

Ann Coulter joined Breitbart News and SiriusXM Patriot on Tuesday for special coverage of Election Night 2018. Breitbart News Editor in Chief Alex Marlow, along with co-hosts Andrew Wilkow of the Wilkow Majority, David Webb of the David Webb Show, and Rick Ungar of the Steele & Ungar show were joined by special guest Ann Coulter […]

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Jemele Hill Says Election Results Prove White Women Are Not the ‘Real Face of Feminism’

Former ESPN host and current Atlantic writer Jemele Hill, slammed white women who she says torpedoed the candidacy of Beto O’Rourke in last night’s Texas Senate race. Along with many other left-wing, progressives, Hill jumped to Twitter to note that O’Rourke lost because many white women did not vote for him on November 6. “59 […]

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Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson Embraces Florida’s Automatic Senate Recount

Incumbent Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) released a statement Wednesday embracing a state-wide recount in a race he is currently losing by nearly 35,000 votes with 100 percent of precincts reporting. “We are proceeding to a recount,” Nelson said in an early morning statement. “Unofficial results show U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson narrowly trailing GOP candidate Rick […]

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‘Go, Donald, Go!’: Italy’s Salvini Congratulates Trump on Midterms

Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini tweeted out felicitations to President Donald Trump Wednesday, congratulating him for the results of U.S. midterm elections. “Congratulations to President Trump for the seats taken in the Senate and confirmation in crucial states, against everything and everyone: lefty journalists, actors and singers, directors and pseudo-intellectuals. #godonaldgo,” Salvini wrote. Complimenti al […]

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