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Nevada Judge Rejects Trump Campaign's Polling Complaint

But after a pointed exchange with a state court judge, a lawyer for the campaign lost a bid to get a court order to separate and impound the ballots cast at those locations, and to preserve records including the names of poll workers. "Last night, in Clark County, they kept a poll open 'til 10 o'clock at night so a certain group could vote", McDonald said, according to CNN . CBS News reported that registrar Joe Gloria said state law allows voters who are in line at closing time to cast ...

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Clinton publicly concedes, says she hopes Trump will be 'successful president'

She said Clinton "congratulated him for his victory", and he told Clinton that she is "very smart, very tough" and had "waged a tremendous campaign". "We spent a year and a half bringing together millions of people from every corner of our country to say with one voice that we believe that the American dream is big enough for everyone", Clinton said from the New Yorker Hotel.

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Republican Phil Scott Wins Vermont's Gubernatorial Race

The state is considered among the most liberal in the country, and it gave rise to Bernie Sanders, the independent US senator who launched a "political revolution" that made a bigger impact than many expected on this year's national Democratic primaries.

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Duckworth greets Chicago voters after Senate win

One of the veterans who helped her after the attack was in attendance Tuesday night. "This is a lot better than the last time I did one of these in Miami", Rubio said in his victory speech last night after defeating Democratic U.S. "Sen. Kirk has served his country for over two decades and we are grateful for his service", Duckworth said. Democrats counted on a win in IL as they tried to retake control of the Senate.

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Washington D.C. passes referendum to become 51st state

City leaders will now submit the statehood proposal to Congress, which can admit a new state into the union by simply voting to approve the document. The referendum backs a Constitution for the State of New Columbia as well as boundaries and an elected representative form of government.

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Trump Projected to Become Next US President

Instead, campaign chairman and prolific emailer John Podesta was given the job of facing the disappointed throngs and telling them to go home because the race is - cough - "too close to call". "I want every person in this hall to know, and I want every person across the country who supported Hillary to know that your voices and your enthusiasm means so much to her and to Tim [Kaine] and to all of us", Podesta said.

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Gov. Deal issues executive order after gas pipeline explosion

Officials with Colonial Pipeline said a nine-member contract crew working on their Line 1 gasoline pipeline "experienced an incident when the track hoe it was operating hit the pipeline causing a fire". Colonial Pipeline, the owner, has estimated that as much as 8,000 barrels of fuel leaked before the pipeline was closed down in September. The pipeline supplies about one third of the gas up and down the east coast.

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Trump wins presidency in astonishing victory

With TV screens surrounding the bar's walls, and the sound on high, it was impossible to escape the electric energy that filled the room. The fact that Trump's supporters came out strongly may point to the deeper reason why he won: his success in tapping into widespread disillusionment in America with the political establishment and a desire for change.

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Republicans Keep Control Of The Senate As Democrats Largely Falter

The Democrats were expected to pick up some seats, but even a depleted Republican majority could make governing hard for a President Hillary Clinton, by blocking her legislative agenda - especially if the Senate also remains with the GOP. Pat Toomey won a narrow victory for his second term over Democratic challenger Katie McGinty. Mica's race in part was fueled by redistricting that led to a defeat for the normally safe incumbent, who ultimately lost by almost three points.

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GOP wins 2 more years of House control, Dem gains minimal

In Illinois , Wisconsin , and Pennsylvania , the Democratic challengers were expected to win previously held by Republicans. Republicans now control both houses of Congress, but their narrow majority in the Senate was shaky, with 24 Republican seats up for grabs, and the party had scrambled to maintain its edge there.

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Trump will win Texas, Arkansas — CNN projects

Trump's win also deals a painful rebuke to President Barack Obama, whom he pursued for years with his birtherism campaign built on the false premise that Obama was born outside the United States. In May, the former president was booed when he went to the coalfields community of Logan. Clinton, 69, may have a solid resume, but she's been dogged by federal probes into her handling of classified e-mails, questions about her family's foundation and public doubts about her trustworthiness.

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Rex Ryan calls Seahawks fan who heckled Bills assistant Kathryn Smith 'classless'

Ryan called what the fan yelled "ridiculous" and "classless". "Well, I think that's ridiculous", said Ryan, who promoted Smith to be Buffalo's special teams quality control coach in January. He took the kick - now 48 yards due to Sherman's offside penalty - but it was chalked off due to a delay of game by Buffalo, forcing them back to the 53-yard line.

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Dollar steady ahead of US presidential election

However, the Trump campaign argue nothing has changed. Clinton campaigned with confidence, buoyed by FBI Director James Comey's announcement Sunday that he would not recommend criminal charges against her following a new email review. Looking ahead, economic data for China scheduled to be released this week, including trade figures, will be closely watched by the Asian market, say traders.

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Wade apologises after copping 25k National Basketball Association fine

Thursday's game would have been well out of reach in the first half had the Bulls connected more often with no one guarding them. Once he nailed this shot, he did a throat-slashing motion to put a stamp on what he just did. If you didn't watch the game you can look at that breakdown and definitively say that this is the reason why the Celtics failed to win the game. On the other side, Al Horford was kept in check for the most part, scoring only 11 points and grabbing 7 rebounds .

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Jury selection to resume in Charleston church shooting

Monday was to be the first day in what could be a multi-week process of whittling down a jury pool for Roof , who faces 33 federal charges including hate crimes and obstruction of religion, for the June 2015 shooting deaths at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

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Trump has a Supreme Court vacancy to fill

Democratic attempts to filibuster Trump's choice would likely lead Republicans to end that option for Supreme Court justices, just as Democrats did for other judicial nominations when their party controlled the Senate. Ginsburg may find herself in an uncomfortable spotlight. Ginsburg said she saw no reason to retire and suggested she was confident another Democrat would follow Obama in the White House.

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Federal judge: No evidence linking GOP, Trump to NC voter suppression

The Democrats' "belated, inflammatory allegations appear meant to generate only heat", and don't support claims that the Trump campaign threatened voting rights, Diamond said in a 16-page ruling. Diamond sounded skeptical of the Democratic claims, asking lawyers for evidence of voter intimidation in the district. The case is Pennsylvania Democratic Party v.

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Voters to determine fate of Kentucky House

The Post said the total control over the executive and legislative branches of government in the southern USA state gives Kentucky Republicans "a clear path to pass a range of conservative bills that had been stopped by the Democratic statehouse".

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Donald Trump Gives Victory Speech After Election Win

At 2.30am ET, the Associated Press called the election for Trump , after a projected win in Wisconsin ensured he'd reach the magic 270 electoral college figure. "Hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time, and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country". "We're not going to have anything more to say tonight", he said.

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Illinois backs Hillary, but GOP makes gains in state House

Munger's husband, John Munger, who is an attorney for Jansson Munger McKinley & Sharpe in Lake Forest, contributed $260,000 to Munger's committee on September 23, according to Illinois State Board of Elections data. "Obviously it is obscene the amount of money being put into the race", Ms. Mendoza said in an interview, conceding that she too has had to raise a significant amount.

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Greitens leads Koster early in Missouri governor's race

Kander released one of the more colorful Senate race ads this year, featuring himself assembling a rifle while blindfolded and daring Blunt to do the same. Blunt says he's been endorsed by newspapers in Kansas City , Joplin, Springfield and St. Joseph, among others. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., took the stage around 11:30 p.m.

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Asia shares, Dow futures sink as Trump leads in vote count

GENERAL ELECTION: Hillary Clinton entered Election Day with multiple paths to victory, while rival Donald Trump must prevail in most of the battleground states to reach 270 Electoral College votes. CBOE Volatility index futures shot almost 40 per cent higher, reflecting investors' reservations over a Trump presidency. A Trump-inspired peso tumble could push Mexico's central bank to raise interest rates or directly intervene in forex markets.

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Chaffetz Says Congress Not Finished Investigating Clinton's Email Use

The new review involved material found on a computer belonging to Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former congressman and estranged husband of Abedin, the Clinton aide. "She wants virtually unlimited immigration and refugee admissions from the most unsafe regions of the world to come into our country, and to come into Minnesota, and you know better than anybody", he said.

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Jury to hear closing arguments in Georgia hot-car death case

During closing arguments today at Harris' trial in Brunswick, Georgia, about 300 miles from Atlanta, the prosecutor said there is no doubt Cooper died due to the heat, no doubt Harris lived a double life and no doubt that Harris left Cooper in his auto, while defense attorney Maddox Kilgore said Cooper's death was an accident.

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No evidence of criminal activity surrounding Clinton's emails

But after his agents worked "around the clock" to review "a large volume of emails" sent to or from Clinton when she was secretary of state, Comey said Sunday that nothing had changed. The FBI's letter was welcomed by the Clinton campaign, which saw its popularity graph sharply dropping down in the aftermath of the October 28 letter."We were always confident nothing would cause the July decision to be revisited".

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Jury selection to resume Wednesday in church shooting trial

According to the report, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel needed to privately hear a motion filed by Roof's attorneys earlier that morning. Prosecutors have said in court filings that they believe Roof "self-radicalized" online , absorbing violent white-supremacist beliefs from material he found on the Internet.

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Donald Trump accuses IBM of moving jobs to India

The two each wrapped up a long day Monday with late-night rallies, Clinton in North Carolina and Trump in MI. What Trump said: "Here in Minnesota, you've seen first hand the problems caused with faulty refugee-vetting, with very large numbers of Somali refugees coming into your state without your knowledge, your support or approval".

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GOP keeps Senate control as Democrats fall short

That was well below the 30 seats Democrats needed to capture House control. Republicans now have 48 Senate seats to the Democrats' 45. She thinks although these issues will require negotiation it may be the catalyst that can unify a Republican Congress with a Trump-led White House.

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Comstock vs. Bennett in Virginia's 10th Congressional District Race

WITH 99 PERCENT of precincts reporting by 11 p.m., Comstock had 203,995 votes (53 percent), while Bennett had 181,999 votes (47 percent). With 85 percent of the 10th District vote counted, Comstock, a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, led Bennett by almost 10 percent of the vote, or about 26,500 votes.

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Trump wins Utah to extend GOP's 5-decade winning streak

Supreme Court justice represents conservative values. Many of Utah's mostly Mormon voters struggled to embrace Trump's brash demeanor and recoiled over the billionaire's comments about women, minorities and Muslims. Graham also said there are more challenges ahead and said he will help President Trump to the extent that he can. "These are two of the most disliked and untrustworthy candidates that we've had from the major parties", Robinson said.

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Pa. Attorney General race

He would take over an office racked by turmoil over the arrest and conviction of Kathleen Kane , who held the office until August. But also because Shapiro and Rafferty live in the voter-rich Philadelphia suburbs in Montgomery County, which negated a cross-state rivalry that can generate headlines.

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Donald Trump elected United States president

Trump ran away with the majority of electoral voters - winning key states such as Florida, Ohio and North Carolina. As fans chanted "USA, USA", he told his supporters: "I have just received a call from Secretary Clinton". Campaign chairman John Podesta spoke instead, urging supporters to hold out hope and explaining that Clinton would appear to hand the election to Trump .

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Tammy Duckworth Defeats Mark Kirk in U.S

Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto were all elected to the United States Senate, quadrupling the number of women of color in Congress's upper chamber.

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Minnesota elects first Somali-American lawmaker in the US

She will be a lawmaker in the Minnesota House of Representative for District 60B. The 34-year-old mother of three campaigned on a progressive platform, advocating for affordable college, criminal justice reform, economic equality and clean energy.

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys may never have QB situation sorted out

Defying so many of those pre-September predictions from the punditry, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have followed a one-point loss in their opener with seven straight victories. Jones was quick to step around questions of Romo taking over for Prescott upon his return. There are a number of teams facing a quarterback dilemma this season.


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