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QAnon promoter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins seat in Congress

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican businesswoman known for espousing conspiratorial and bigoted views, won her House race to represent northwest Georgia, CNN projects Tuesday. The future congresswoman drew the sco...

Pennsylvania GOP state senators’ refusal to seat Democrat leads to chaotic ceremony

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The Pennsylvania Senate's swearing-in ceremony devolved into a chaotic scene on Tuesday when state GOP senators refused to seat a Democratic member who had won reelection and seized control of the proceedings from t...

Democrat Doug Jones loses Alabama Senate seat to Republican Tommy Tuberville

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Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama has been defeated in his reelection bid by Republican opponent Tommy Tuberville, flipping the Senate seat in the deeply conservative state from blue to red. Jones had widely be...

Democrats flip suburban Georgia House seat

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In Democrats' first major House pickup, Carolyn Bourdeaux has flipped the open seat in Georgia's 7th District, CNN projected Monday. Her victory in the northeast Atlanta suburbs comes as the Peach State is quickly b...

October surprise and a Covid-19 diagnosis rock the race for US Senate seat in North Carolina

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It was just another Friday in the race for the US Senate seat in North Carolina until a double October surprise threatened to upend one of the most expensive Senate races in the country. Democratic candidate Cal Cu...

Mark Kelly to be sworn in as US senator, flipping Arizona seat from red to blue

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Democrats will pick up a Senate seat on Wednesday when former astronaut Mark Kelly is sworn in as a US senator for Arizona after defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally last month. While other senators-elect will h...

Widow of Florida school shooting victim wins school board seat in Parkland election

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Debra Hixon won a school board seat in Broward County, Florida, nearly three years after her husband was killed in the Parkland school shooting that left 17 dead. Chris Hixon Hixon's husband, Chris, was kill...

Republican nabs Iowa House seat in special election held by Dems for decades

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Jon Dunwell, 55, a pastor and financial services representative, flipped Iowa House District 29 from blue to red after winning about 60% of the vote, the Des Moines Register reported. The victory, which marks the sec...

Democrats fight to hold onto Michigan seat in larger battle for Senate control

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Detroit Democrats are hoping to take back control of the Senate majority after Election Day, but to do that they need to defend incumbent Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, who's facing a fierce challenge from Republican Joh...

Democratic fight emerges ahead of appointment to fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

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A cross-country lobbying campaign for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate seat has pitted factions divided by race, gender and geography against one another and heightened internal tensions within at least on...

Newsom picks Alex Padilla to fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

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Washington Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate seat on Tuesday, choosing the first Latino in state history for the role. "His appo...

Ivanka Trump tells Marco Rubio she won’t challenge him for Florida Senate seat

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Ivanka Trump has no plans as of late to run for the US Senate -- at least not in Florida. A representative for Ivanka Trump told CNN she spoke with Sen. Marco Rubio and that Trump has no plans to challenge the Flori...

Democrat-turned-GOP congressman who switched parties over impeachment holds on to seat

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Democrat-turned Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who last year abruptly switched parties and pledged his "undying support" to President Donald Trump, has won reelection, CNN projects, defeating Democrat Amy Kennedy, a...

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author J.D. Vance forms exploratory committee to run for Senate seat in Ohio: report

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The Ohio Values Project – the exploratory committee – is accepting online donations for Vance’s campaign, Business Insider reported on Tuesday, with the expectation that an official announcement could come as early a...

A fight is brewing over Myanmar’s seat at the United Nations

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The fight for control of Myanmar has now officially arrived at the United Nations. In a letter seen by CNN, the Myanmar UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, who defied the military government in a speech Friday but was then...

Justice Democrats endorse top Sanders ally Nina Turner to fill Ohio House seat

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The progressive group Justice Democrats is throwing their support behind former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, a top ally of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, in her campaign to succeed Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, who is poise...

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