Midterm Election Stories

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    Stumping for Warnock, Obama urges Georgia to give Democrats a bigger Senate majority

    Former President Barack Obama headlined a campaign rally for Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock on Thursday night to try to energize Peach State voters to head to the polls on the eve of the last day of early voting in the runoff election against Republican Herschel Walker.

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    How a GOP county in Arizona is roiling the election results

    Republican officials have delayed certification of the midterm election results in Arizona's deep-red, rural Cochise County, holding up approval of its midterm election results, and depriving at least one Republican of his U.S. House seat.

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    Georgia appeals court clears way for early voting in high-stakes Senate runoff election

    On Monday, the Georgia Court of Appeals handed Democrats a big win, letting stand a lower court ruling that will allow early voting to be held this weekend ahead of the Dec. 6 Senate runoff between incumbent Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.

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    How President Biden helped Democrats avert a midterm disaster

    If Democratic victories in the midterms were tinged with disappointing defeats, it was still the most favorable outcome for a first-term president facing his first midterm election in at least two decades. Just how much credit Biden deserves is a matter of dispute.

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    A record number of women were just elected governor

    In the midterm elections earlier this month, women were reelected in eight states, and in four others, voters elected new female governors.

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    Rep. Hakeem Jeffries poised to succeed Pelosi, would be 1st Black leader in Congress

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who announced Thursday she will relinquish her leadership role after Republicans clinched majority control of the chamber, is expected to back Hakeem Jeffries to succeed her as leader of the Democratic caucus.

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    Republicans' narrow House win leaves Pelosi's fate uncertain

    During Donald Trump’s presidency, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was the face of the Democratic resistance, never more so than when she shredded a paper copy of his 2020 State of the Union address.

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