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GOP retains majority in Senate and House

With some votes still being counted, they won a handful of new seats in the House. "Starting today, I will do everything in my power to hold the President to his promises ", including fighting to enact term limits and repealing Obamacare, Senator Ben Sasse, who opposed Trump from the start, said in a statement .

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Heartbroken after election, woman runs into Hillary Clinton in a chance encounter

While hiking in the the Democratic nominee's hometown, she bumped into none other than Hillary and Bill Clinton , who were taking their dogs for a walk on the same trail. "We were the only ones there and it was so handsome and relaxing", Gerster wrote on Facebook . This is what she posted on Facebook after her serendipitous encounter.

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Cooper, McCrory too close to call for N. Carolina governor

In the Cleveland Country city of Shelby , which is 40 percent black, elections officials merged five voting locations into two. "I wasn't comfortable with either candidate, but I'm more for Hillary than for Trump", said Onika Smitherman, a Democrat who voted Tuesday at a busy Durham polling place where cars spilled out of the paved parking lot onto a grassy field.

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2016 results put new focus on Electoral College

She paired it with nude pumps, similar to the Christian Louboutin pair she wore to cast her ballot on the morning of Election Day. And many commentators praised the choice of colour as a graceful way to deliver her message of unity in the speech, Newser.com said.

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Donald Trump Apparently Has A 'Mean Girls' Style Burn Book

She was asked about her boss' victory party. Manigault was an active presence on the campaign trail, stumping for Trump at events across the country, and was criticized at times for making controversial remarks. Though Trump has not publicly acknowledged Manigault-Stallworth's claims, we're taking a closer look at one of the many faces that may be joining him during his upcoming term.

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O'Malley Expresses Interest In Leading DNC

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) is the right choice to be next Chair of the Democratic National Committee. "We will fight back against attacks on Latinos, African Americans, women, Muslims, immigrants, disabled Americans - on anyone". Ellison has shown that he can seamlessly move between both wings of the party. And she also largely ignored white working-class male voters in favor of trying to boost turnout among minority and female supporters.

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Schumer Backs Ellison for DNC Chair

Trump, which suggests that the Democratic message of standing up for working people no longer holds much sway among workers in this country", Sanders said. People do not believe that". Surely the Democrats can come up with someone else, right? And is a very public ideological shift to the left that cedes more ground to a Republican Party torn between different extremist visions a good idea at the moment? Former Maryland Gov.

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Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

About 500 people turned out at a protest in Louisville, Kentucky and in Baltimore, hundreds of people marched to the stadium where the Ravens were playing a football game. "I'm just really terrified about what is happening in this country", said 22-year-old Adriana Rizzo in Chicago, who was holding a sign that read: "Enjoy your rights while you can".

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Preparations underway for 97th Tucson Veterans Day parade

More than 250 groups, marching bands, floats, military vehicles and 20,000 participants are taking part in the parade. After the Parade, a community luncheon will be put on by American Legion Post #7, just a few blocks from the parade start at 330 W Franklin Street in Tucson.

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Deputies Fish Drowning Suspect Out of Canal

When deputies spotted Bornstein in the Jeep, they tried to pull him over near the intersection of USA 19 and State Road 52. Officials say it is unclear whether he jumped or fell into a nearby canal, however Bornstein started to swim out, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

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Killed, Including 3 Children, in I-95 Crash

Three other people were hurt. A fatal accident between a tractor-trailer and a vehicle early Friday morning claimed four lives. The vehicles ran off the road into some trees. The identities of the four victims have not yet been released by the Colleton County Coroner's Office. Beres said the highway has reopened although traffic is moving slowly.

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'No change' to Federal Bureau of Investigation advice not to charge Clinton over emails

In his letter to Congress, Comey said investigators have been "working around the clock" processing and reviewing the emails written to and by Clinton when she was secretary of state. "You can't review 650,000 new emails in eight days - you just can't do it, folks". And the apparent conclusion that there was nothing new here (at least nothing new related to Clinton herself) also raises questions about whether the discovery was significant enough to justify Comey's original letter to Congress ...

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At Windham Rally, Pence Dismisses FBI Decision Not to Charge Clinton

Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb was put on the Republican ticket after Mike Pence left office to become Donald Trump's running mate. "I know typically IN tends to be more republican so that might have played a bigger role than anything", Bailey said.

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Maine becomes fourth state to legalize recreational marijuana this year

In addition, some states have legal boundaries between purchases and schools and, of course, an excise tax on the drug. The bottom line is that states must move slowly on the issue. In the long term, O'Keefe thinks prices will definitely fall. Bierman said that the implications of legalization for his company and for the entire industry are tremendous.

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2016-Election-Popular Vote Story

Times have changed since the Electoral College was instituted in 1787, and some students say the system is outdated, needs to be reformed and may not properly reflect what the people want. In theory, that means Trump should be able to get his policies initiatives through Congress . "But his agenda, for the most part, will move America forward".

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Top Democrats Line up Behind Progressive Keith Ellison for Party Chair

Warren laid out the principles she believes should govern Democrats during the Trump era: Standing up to bigotry, pushing for economic equality and combatting the influence of Wall Street. To many, Brazile symbolizes the DNC's disconnect from the progressive elements of the party after it was revealed that she had given Clinton an advantage against Sanders during the primaries.

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Martin O'Malley weighing run for DNC chair

On Tuesday, the Democratic Party lost its governorship in Missouri, New Hampshire and Vermont. On Thursday night, People for Bernie, a tech-savvy progressive group with ties to Sanders, told CNN it was backing Ellison as a first step in displacing Clinton loyalists with "a leadership untainted by cozy relationships to Wall St.

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Christie: Trump call to prosecute Hillary Clinton just politics

The president-elect was absolutely adamant about not discussing the transition before he was elected, ' Christie said. Christie acknowledged that Trump spent very little time talking or even thinking about his transition plans, focusing instead on the election.

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Train derailment, spill prompts evacuations in Minnesota

Approximately 700 people live in the town, which sits 80 miles south of the Twin Cities. The derailment and hazardous chemical spill prompted evacuations in the small southern Minnesota town and the closure of a state highway. CT near Ellendale. Union Pacific and Ellendale Fire Department hazmat teams are on the scene doing their best to contain the leak, and the town of Ellendale is being evacuated with residents asked to go to Ellendale United Methodist Church.

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Barack Obama and Donald Trump Meet at the White House

President, it was a great honour being with you, and I look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future", Washington Post quoted Trump as saying on Thursday. Trump allies on Wednesday suggested prosecuting Clinton wouldn't be a priority for the Republican as he begins his tenure in the White House. Although she was not sure about her title and status, Michelle dove into her platform of encouraging children to eat their vegetables and exercise as part of her Let's Move ...

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Veterans Day Parade 2016 NYC

The parade starts at 11 a.m. from the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets, and travel southbound on Sumter Street ending at Pendleton Street near the State House. Following the parade, the festival will kick off on 53rd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue. Below is a map of the road closures that can be expected for Friday.

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Leaderless Democratic Party in dire straits after GOP sweeps

But in the final days before Election Day, Comey sounded an all-clear. In recent rallies for Hillary Clinton, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Lady Gaga have all lent their celebrity clout to the embattled Secretary of State. Michael Traugott, a political science professor at the University of MI, said the traditional USA model for picking presidents might seem odd to people in other nations, where campaigns are shorter and require less cash.

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Veterans Day 2016: Tulsa parade schedule, road closures

The inaugural America's Parade: LA will begin at 11 a.m., led by former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. Route: The parade will form on Broadway between 23rd Street and 25th Street and will continue along 5th Avenue from 26th Street to 52nd Street.

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President-elect Trump means angst for 'Obamacare' consumers

But Trump repeatedly attacked it during the presidential campaign and vowed to repeal it. President-elect Trump cannot immediately get rid of the Affordable Care Act, but could remove provisions of it one by one. "Any changes they make will have to be on a prospective basis to begin in 2018", Molina said. Earnest said that people should not worry about what could happen to the healthcare exchanges under the Trump administration.

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McConnell dodges on Trump border wall

Bush in 2006 and the congressional ban on any interrogations that go beyond the restrictive ones outlined in the Army Field Manual. The Supreme Court has blocked that program. The border patrol, meanwhile, has faced challenges fulfilling hiring goals mandated by Congress. Elated congressional Republicans are pledging swift action on President-elect Donald Trump's agenda as they herald an extraordinary new era of unified GOP control in Washington.

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A cloudy and cool Veterans Day — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

The Washington DC metro area, including Northern Virginia, is under a Frost Advisory starting Saturday at 1 a.m. and continuing through Saturday at 9 a.m., the National Weather Service announced Friday . We have another cold front on the way for late Friday with even colder air for the weekend. The northerly winds are from a weak cold front that will be pushing through.

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Top Democrats Support Keith Ellison for Party Chair

The three Democratic operatives who will probably establish the largest amount of support are former presidential candidate Howard Dean, Sen. Sanders also made the case for the institutional value of the DNC, an organization he and his backers clashed with repeatedly during the primaries.

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Ku Klux Klan announces Trump victory parade in North Carolina

The group's website referred to the rally as a " Victory Klavalkade Klan Parade " and announced that "TRUMP = TRUMP'S RACE UNITED MY PEOPLE". The website, which welcomes visitors with "Racial greetings from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan! ", doesn't yet include a time or exact location for the rally.

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Trump calls protests against him 'very unfair'

At least 200 people rallied there after dark, many chanting, "No hate!" In Portland, police termed the protest a riot after some 4,000 people surged into the downtown area. The protests were for the most part peaceful and orderly, although there were scattered acts of civil disobedience. The Latest on a Portland demonstration against the election of Donald Trump to the White House .

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Last-Ditch Push Underway for Clinton to Become President Instead of Trump

Mr Obama described their meeting as "excellent", while Mr Trump said he looked forward to hearing the outgoing president's "counsel". Mr Trump said free trade had caused economic expansion for others but pain for America, where only the financial elites had gained from globalisation, a line of argument put forward by some liberal U.S.

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Mistry defends handling of harassment claim in Tata feud

There are a dozen or so sizeable listed companies where Tata Sons' shareholding falls short of the majority needed to remove him without support from other shareholders, including Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors. Tata Sons continued its offensive against ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry seeking his removal from the board of Tata Motors, Tata Steel and Tata Chemicals.

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Redo: Our US veterans are never paid in full

Would that it had been so! As a U.S. Air Force veteran, I can tell you how important and special it is to experience a national demonstration of gratitude. There are more than 231,000 veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq who claim Florida as their home of record. Their service must not be forgotten. ABC News looks at the U.S.

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Obama pledges to do everything to help Trump succeed

Obama said it is no secret that he and Trump have "pretty significant differences". For Obama, the act of holding the meeting is a humbling blow to Obama's legacy and hopes for leaving a lasting imprint on the nation's policies. A third person said conservative media executive Steve Bannon was also in the mix, though others insisted Bannon would not have a White House role.

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Davis scores 32, Pelicans beat Bucks 112-106 for first win

Jabari Parker one-upped Anthony Davis' 32 points with 33 and was really feeling it from the midrange tonight, the Greek Freak walked out of the arena with a 17 point, 10-rebound double-double effort and there was a brief moment in time where a Michael Beasley heatcheck was in play.

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Trump, after meeting Ryan, says will move fast on healthcare, immigration

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. First up will be repealing President Barack Obama's health care law. If Trump makes good on his campaign promises, the nation stands on the brink of sweeping change in domestic and foreign policy.


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