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Omar survives surprising nail-biter to win Democratic nomination for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, CNN projects

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Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar survived a primary challenge Tuesday, CNN projected -- but barely, and the narrow result could encourage critics of the progressive "squad" member to try again in two years. Omar, who is r...

Becca Balint will win the Democratic nomination for Vermont’s House seat, CNN projects

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Becca Balint will win the Democratic primary for Vermont's lone House seat, CNN projects, putting her on a path to become the first woman to represent the state in Congress. Vermont is the only state in the country...

Kari Lake will win GOP nomination for Arizona governor, CNN projects, becoming fourth election denier to secure major nomination in the state

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Republicans in Arizona have chosen Kari Lake, the former television journalist who has become a leading voice behind former President Donald Trump's lies about election fraud, as their nominee for governor, CNN proj...

Andy Ogles will win GOP nomination in redrawn Tennessee 5th District, CNN projects

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Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles will win the Republican nomination in Tennessee's 5th Congressional District, CNN projects. The newly drawn district attracted a crowded field of candidates vying to represent part of t...

Iraqi protesters break into parliament denouncing the nomination of new premier

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Baghdad, Iraq Hundreds of angry protesters loyal to the powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr broke into Baghdad's heavily protected Green Zone on Wednesday, denouncing the nomination of a new prime minister. Mohammed Shi...

Lia Thomas’ nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year is a ‘slap to the face’ for female swimmers: Riley Gaines

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Thomas became the first transgender woman to win titles at the Ivy League and NCAA championships, reigniting the debate over whether transgender women should be permitted to compete in sports against biological women...

Riley Gaines, former Kentucky swimming star, slams nomination of Lia Thomas for NCAA Woman of the Year

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Thomas, who is transgender, became the first trans woman to win titles at the Ivy League and NCAA championships.  But her prowess in the pool ignited a hotly contested debate over whether transgender woman should be ...

Lia Thomas’ nomination by University of Pennsylvania for NCAA ‘Woman of the Year’ award prompts backlash

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The transgender athlete was nominated for the NCAA award, which recognizes female student-athletes, according to an announcement for the award. Some on social media were quick to call out the University of Pennsylvan...

Emmys 2022: ‘Yellowstone’ fails to earn one nomination from Television Academy

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Additionally, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and Selena Gomez were left off of the nominations list in the lead acting categories. The nominations list was revealed Tuesday morning. "Succession" led with 25 nominati...

Oz says he’s earned ‘presumptive Republican nomination,’ even as Pennsylvania Senate primary recount kicks off

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Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz released a video on Friday in which the celebrity doctor calls himself the "presumptive Republican" nominee on the same day counties can begin recounting ballots in the common...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will win GOP nomination for Arkansas governor, CNN projects

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders will win the GOP nomination for governor of Arkansas, CNN projects, putting her in strong position to win the governorship in this red state in November. The 39-year-old former Trump White Hou...

Fetterman takes Pennsylvania Dem Senate nomination despite stroke, as GOP race too close to call

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Fetterman won over moderate Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa., in a victory for progressives in the Keystone State.  While former President Donald Trump isn’t on the ballot on Tuesday, his continued firm grip over the GOP is on...

Three-way Oz-Barnette-McCormick clash for GOP Senate nomination on eve of Pennsylvania primary

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"I believe I'd be a great senator fighting for you," McCormick told supporters on Monday morning, in the first of three primary eve campaign events across the Keystone State. "I need you to go tell 10 people… this is...

Grassley releases report on US ambassador to India nominee Eric Garcetti and says he will lift hold on nomination

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GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa released a staff report Tuesday concluding that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Biden administration's nominee to be US ambassador to India, "likely knew, or should have known," ...

Senate votes to move forward with Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to Supreme Court

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The Senate Judiciary Committee was deadlocked 11-11 along party lines, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., made a procedural move to discharge her nomination from the committee with Monday's vote.  Sens...

Whoopi Goldberg claims Republicans opposing Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination because she’s Black

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During a segment focused on the Senate Judiciary Committee vote to send Jackson's nomination to the full Senate, Goldberg argued, without evidence, that Republicans on the committee were not going to vote for Jackson...

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