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Donald Trump Wins Presidential Election in Stunning Upset

Clinton called her Republican rival to concede but did not speak publicly about the stunning results. Trump said he congratulated Clinton and her family on a "very, very hard-fought campaign". But the race was expected to be determined by fewer than a dozen competitive states where the candidates spent millions of dollars and much of the fall wooing voters.

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Second Colonial Pipeline Disruption's Affect On Local Pumps

Gas prices remained unchanged Wednesday morning as crews work to inspect damage done from an explosion at a pipeline that supplies the majority of North Carolina's gasoline. A rise in gas prices is not unusual during shut downs of USA pipelines, said McTeague. But a second pipeline, also knocked out, that carries diesel and jet fuel restarted late Monday.

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Obama to campaign for Clinton in Ann Arbor Monday

I don't think so. Both Clinton and Trump have also proposed an infrastructure bank to attract private funds and Trump has suggested lifting restrictions on energy production to generate tax revenues. The GOP, meanwhile, is expected to hold onto the House of Representatives, but likely with a reduced majority. Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton , arrived at their local polling station in Chappaqua, New York, shortly after 8 a.m.as a crowd of cheering supporters snapped ...

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GOP on track to maintain Senate control as most incumbents hold on

A senior Democratic aide said it could reduce to as few as 12 the number of House seats Democrats may capture from Republicans, well short of the 30 they need to take control of the chamber. "With thousands of votes remaining uncounted in multiple state Senate races, we expect more Democratic candidates to win when all New Yorkers' voices are heard", Democratic Senate spokesman Mike Murphy said.

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Washington State Elector Will Not Vote for Clinton, Period

Simply put, the Electoral College is 538 people that cast the official votes for President. The Presidential Elections 2016 is the race to win between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump. But what is the Electoral College and how does it work? When US citizens vote for their preferred candidate, they're actually voting for the " electors ", some of which may already be pledged to Trump or Clinton.

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In Sioux City, Trump says he's 'an outsider fighting for you.'

And early indications were the candidates, Trump and Clinton, would make a strong play for Iowa. The majority of voters who showed up for Sunday's event said they already support Trump. During the rally, Trump didn't say anything we haven't heard before. "The political and media elite have no idea what it's like to be living on a paycheck, paycheck-to-paycheck basis, not knowing whether or not the owners and leaders of their company are negotiating to move their company to Mexico or some ...

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Obama tears GOPers for their 'too late' disavowal of Trump

Obama was unsparing in his criticism of Trump, describing the billionaire businessman as unfit to serve as president. Obama also railed against Republicans and conservative media outlets for promoting "all kinds of insane stuff" about him and his party's leaders.

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IN election features tight US Senate, governor races

Young, a three-term congressman from southern IN, succeeds Dan Coats, who is retiring. Young, meanwhile, claimed victory at the Republican watch party, surrounded by party faithful who also saw their GOP gubernatorial candidate Eric Holcomb win his closely contested race over Democrat John Gregg.

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North Carolina vote will also shape its political I.D

Cooper supporters are optimistic the tide is about to turn on McCrory. McCrory won most of the rural and suburban counties outside an area northeast and east of the Triangle. "I think it's Democratic time". Earlier Tuesday, McCrory visited a North Raleigh polling site on Bedfordtown Drive. He said he doesn't expect the final results to be known until counties hold their official canvass of votes in 10 days.

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Fox News Projects GOP to Hold House, As Senate Control Remains Undecided

In the event the Senate is 50-50, control goes to the party that wins the White House, because the U.S. vice president holds a deciding vote in the event of a tie. Control of the Senate will be key to the early successes of a Trump or Clinton administration. Republicans have retained control of the Wisconsin state Senate, setting the stage for the GOP to maintain complete control of state government.

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Ex-Vanderbilt player sentenced to 17 years

He also admitted that on the date the rape occurred he had consumed dozens of alcoholic beverages throughout the course of the day. At left is attorney Albert Perez Jr. " Please do not use my absence as an excuse for leniency , as it in no way diminishes the profound and insidious impact of Mr. Vandenburg on me and my life", it said ( via ESPN ).

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Republicans to take the house of representatives

In Illinois , Sen. Mark Kirk, widely considered the Republican most likely to lose his seat Tuesday night, said he voted not for Trump but for David Petraeus. National Republicans were frustrated for months as they didn't think Blunt was taking his challenge from Kander, a young Iraq veteran, seriously. Blunt to do the same.

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Greitens, Koster offer vivid choice for Missouri governor

Missouri's Republican candidates for statewide office, along with US Senator Roy Blunt, visited Joplin Monday (11/7) as part of a nine city tour of the state. Supreme Court case in which Hobby Lobby and other businesses challenged a federal requirement to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives for employees.

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Queens woman pushed into oncoming subway, killed

The police described Ms. Liverpool-Turner as emotionally disturbed, but Mr. Mari said he was unaware of her medical history and had not spoken to any of her relatives. Police say southbound 1 trains are running express from 72nd Street to Chambers Street, and southbound 2 and 3 trains are bypassing Times Square-42nd Street.

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Million Cubs Fans Celebrate at Parade, Rally

It was a sip he waited 32 years to take, and while the beer was certainly flat and probably smelled bad, a longtime Chicago Cubs fan had a sweet taste in his mouth early Thursday morning. "This has got to be the year". Commuter trains running into downtown Chicago are already packed, hours ahead of the victory parade for the World Series champion Chicago Cubs.

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Voters and corporations tensely await outcome of tax measure

The minimum tax for companies with more than $25 million in sales in OR would have been 2.5 percent of the excess over $25 million, plus $30,001. By law, funds raised would go toward education, health care and senior services. Opposition to the tax was lead by the state's business community. Measure 97 "fell of its own weight when people understood what it would do", Pat McCormick, a spokesman for the campaign to defeat the tax, said, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive.

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Philadelphia transit strike ends, avoiding election impact

When the strike began, political leaders were concerned it could depress voter turnout in Philadelphia with voters having to spend too much time commuting to get to the polls. SEPTA anticipated the Market-Frankford Line and the Broad Street Line would be the first to return to service sometime in the late morning or early afternoon.

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Nate Silver Increases Odds for a Donald Trump Victory to 55%

So the demographics for Clinton don't actually work as well when you underperform among white noncollege voters. Silver had earlier observed that the electoral college map was less solid for the Democratic presidential candidate than it was four years ago for outgoing president Barack Obama.

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Show Low policeman fatally shot; Suspect sought

He had barricaded himself and a 15-year-old girl in a cabin in the Pinetop-Lakeside area. A large contingency of law enforcement has gathered along the Deuce of Clubs near the Day's Inn in Show Low. The teenage hostage was not injured. Show Low police asked that no one call into dispatch unless there is an absolute emergency or information about the shooting.

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GOP is not Trump's party: US House speaker

But also emphasized on Monday "what matters here is that we come together. It's because I didn't ask for this job in the first place, so they are saying why would he want to keep it now?" "In terms of trade, I think TPP is dead". Ryan poses for photos with supporters at a campaign rally in Janesville, Wis., on November 8. "There's a lot of unfinished work to do". "There's the Brexit effect, there's so many other considerations", Ryan told influential Wisconsin conservative radio host ...

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It looks like the GOP will keep control of the House

Ryan has repeatedly condemned Trump for his controversial rhetoric on the campaign trail, but the Wisconsin Republican eventually endorsed the party's nominee despite their differences. "He's not going to be speaker". "I want to unify our team going into the election". "No we are coming together", Ryan said. The Associated Press called the race at 8:36 p.m., just more than 30 minutes after polls in Wisconsin closed on Tuesday.

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In Indiana, Todd Young Defeats Evan Bayh For US Senate

Bayh as an interloper tainted by too much time in Washington . He promised to be a conservative in the Senate. Young's win was stunning, given that Bayh's bid to take back his old Senate seat was supposed to be easy. "Stunning", he continued. "Power of tens of millions of negative ads and Trump". Young has served three terms in Congress. Bayh has also criticized Young for campaigning against the 2008 auto bailout that rescued carmakers General Motors and Chrysler that employ thousands ...

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Donald Trump Addresses Supporters at Election HQ in NY

Victorious in a cliffhanger race that opinion polls had forecast was Clinton's to win, Trump won avid support among a core base of white non-college educated workers with his promise to be the "greatest jobs president that God ever created".

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Nevada judge rejects Trump request for order over early voting

Trump's lawsuit concerned votes cast at a Las Vegas polling place last Friday. He said the last vote at the site was cast shortly before 10 p.m. PT. The extension allowed up to 300 extra people who were in a queue by 8pm to vote, according to observers. "I can't obligate [Gloria] to do something he's already obligated to do", Sturman said.

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Presidential candidates make final pushes on last day before election

That announcement upended the 2016 race between Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump. Sen. Marco Rubio came to the defense of FBI Director James Comey on Monday, saying his decision to inform Congress about a new probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server was not "inappropriate".

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New Delhi sets plan to fight pollution rise

Didn't you know about this", the NGT said. The report has called for short-term emergency measures to drastically reduce the current level of air pollution and strict enforcement of top court's December 16 directions for effective control of toxic and risky air pollution.

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Todd Young defeats Evan Bayh in Indiana's U.S. Senate race

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist appears to have revived his political career as a Democrat, winning a House seat against an incumbent Republican who distanced himself from the GOP. Republican Gov. Mike Pence pulled out of the contest for governor to become Donald Trump's running mate and GOP Sen. Bayh has been on the defensive over his post-Senate work for a Washington law firm and private equity fund.

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Trump shredded Clinton's electoral firewall

Clinton still had a narrow path to the White House, although she would have to sweep every remaining battleground state. Trump campaigned frequently in the state, staging big rallies near Norfolk, and stressing 2nd Amendment rights and job losses connected to trade.

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Republicans wins 2 more years of House control, Democrats gains minimal

Tammy Duckworth defeated Republican Sen. Both parties went back into the race with millions of dollars in ads in the closing days, but even Republicans thought it was a lost cause and Democrats just viewed it as an insurance policy of sorts.

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Earthquake Strikes Oklahoma Near Major Oil Hub

City Manager Steve Spears noted that while some damage was superficial, compromised foundations and other potential problems would be hard to assess until daylight in the city of 7,900 about 50 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Cushing High School did not hold classes on Monday to evaluate the damage, according to their Facebook page. Several aftershocks have followed a damaging natural disaster in central Oklahoma which hit the small city of Cushing, a crude oil storage hub and the southern ...

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Kansas And Indiana Make Hunting And Fishing A Constitutional Right

He said the question got lost in the shuffle with other big races going on in Indiana. Public Question 1, the Indiana Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment has passed. The NRA supported all 18 of those. The sponsors of the coyote hunt agreed not to hold future contests to settle the lawsuit. "There's a push across the entire United States, and these groups are taking pieces away, one at a time, from hunters and trappers", he said.

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Republicans, Democrats vie for control of US Congress on

In a surprise ruling, a United States of America district judge in OH issued a restraining order against Donald Trump's campaign to prevent anyone working on the campaign from harassing and intimidating voters at the polls on Tuesday. If voters hand power to Democrats in either chamber, 2017 will likely bring a more moderate bent to bills that lawmakers send to the new president for signing into law.

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Colorado Voters Reject Tobacco Tax Increase

The proposal, known as Constitutional Amendment 2, will limit contributions to candidates to $2,600 per election and cap donations to political parties at $25,000. Opponents said the Missouri measure would disenfranchise as many as 225,000 Missourians, majority college students, low-income citizens, the disabled and elderly who are least likely to have state-issued photo IDs.

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President Obama Gives Message of Hope on Election Night

In a two-minute Twitter video, the president spoke directly to Americans, saying that while democracy has always been rowdy and raucous, America will come out on top - just as it always does. We guess we will wait and see if he's right. The official White House YouTube channel was launched on January 20, 2009 - the day of Obama's inauguration - with the official Facebook page following a few months later.

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NY police charge woman with murder in subway train death

Britton would later die on-scene from injuries she incurred from the collision. "What?" she said. "I did not admit to nothing". A former home health aide rolled her eyes and insisted she wasn't guilty as she was charged Tuesday with shoving a woman onto the subway tracks under Times Square , killing her.


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