Politics

Ilhan Omar
Minnesota Democratic Congressional Candidate Ilhan Omar speaks at an election night results party on November 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Omar won the race for Minnesota's 5th congressional district seat against Republican candidate Jennifer Zielinski to become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
November 19, 2018 - 1:09 pm
"No one puts a scarf on my head but me. It’s my choice—one protected by the first amendment," Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar of Minnesota said in a tweet.
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Ben Carson
HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson speaks before U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. day, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on January 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
November 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
“This is another misguided effort by liberals to erase history," said Project 21 member Gregory Parker.
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November 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
The address is fewer than 300 words.
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. Cisneros had been in a tight battle with Republican Young Kim for the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 19, 2018 - 11:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year. The number increased over the weekend after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim, who was trying to become the first Korean-American woman elected to the House. The Hispanic delegation will be made...
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November 19, 2018 - 7:32 am
Anderson posted a letter in which she called Morrison's remarks "disappointing."
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Associated Press Photo / Emrah Gurel
November 19, 2018 - 6:38 am
"I want to stick with an ally that in many ways has been very good."
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Associated Press Photo / Wilredo Lee
November 18, 2018 - 4:39 pm
The totals showed Nelson trailing Scott by slightly more than 10,000 votes.
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November 18, 2018 - 3:21 pm
He also drew attention to the plight of abandoned elderly.
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Associated Press Photo / Jose Luis
November 18, 2018 - 2:26 pm
Barack Obama said she was "one of a kind"
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses a joint session of the House and Senate at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
November 17, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Republican legislators want to water down a minimum wage law they approved before the election.
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