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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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".
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If he does win, then we could see an even bigger move in some markets, such as gold and other safe havens like the yen. Mexico's peso plunged to a record. Trump's rhetoric has weighed on the peso in recent months as traders saw the country's economy as particularly vulnerable to proposals such as building a wall on America's southern border, seizing Mexican workers' remittances and renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The vote Tuesday was the latest in a series of big victories for the former first lady and secretary of state in NY, where she won Senate elections in 2000 and 2006 before winning the state's Democratic presidential primary vote in 2008 and earlier this year.
Azusa Unified School District Superintendent Linda Kaminski said Slauson Middle School at 340 W. 5th St. and Mountain View Elementary at 201 N. Vernon Avenue were placed on lockdown due to the police activity. The shooting led to a lockdown for voters at both the Memorial Park North Recreation Center and nearby Dalton Elementary. He urged voters to avoid the area and "if necessary, cast a ballot at an alternate polling location" .