Record numbers of women and ethnic minorities ran for office in 2018, paving the way for a number of historic landmarks on Tuesday night. Democrats have also crowed, loudly and often, about the number of women they had on the ballot - many of whom won last night. "In 1984, I was attending the U.S. Air Force Academy and told my first flight instructor that I was going to be a fighter pilot".
Among this new class, history was made in pairs: American voters elected the two first ever Latinas to represent Texas, the first Muslim American women in Congress, and the first Native American women in Congress.
First black woman from New England in Congress: Democrats Jahana Hayes of CT and Ayanna Pressley of MA will share the precedent as the first black women elected to the US Congress from New England. Davids, a lawyer who will also be Kansas' first openly gay member of Congress, defeated incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder by nine points in a state that was handily won by Trump in 2016.
In fact, the number of Republican women in Congress, at latest count, will decline in the next session.
Democrats Rashida Tlaib of MI and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota will be the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. These six women along with dozens more congressional candidates, led to the Democrats retaking control of the House of Representatives.
These new records represent the culmination of a record-setting year for female candidates.
In Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, Ilhan Omar - a Somali immigrant - won with 78 percent of the vote in midterm elections despite her far-left radical record.
The Democrats may not have gotten quite the blue wave they were hoping for ー but for women in politics, Election Day was an indisputable success.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, congresswoman-elect for New York's 14th district. Women are also more likely to identify as Democrats or lean Democratic, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey.
The inclusive midterm victories bode well for future election cycles, said Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights for America, a national organisation focused on galvanising black women voters and electing black women as candidates. She became a progressive star after her upset primary victory over Republican Joseph Crowley, a high-ranking House Democrat.
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Amendment 4 received 65% of the vote, according to the Miami Herald , changing 150-year-old language in the state's constitution. Any proposed new casinos in Florida will now have to get 60 percent of Floridian's votes on the ballot to get approved.
England have not played the 2011 and 2015 world champions for four years. "It'll be a proper game of rugby". He said: "We know they're going to have an ideal preparation for the game; they'll be up for the game".
The NTSB, which conducts accident investigations and is assisting Indonesia in the probe, didn't respond to a request for comment. Air Force said moisture in sensors caused the 2008 crash of a B-2 stealth bomber on Guam; both pilots ejected safely.
The previous record in a mid-term election was the 2014 general election with 945,507: 838,484 in-person and 107,023 by mail. If you can't reach the voting area because of barriers or other reasons, you can opt for curbside voting.
Rouhani said even without the waivers Iran would still be able to sell its oil, semi-official Tasnim news agency reported . Talking at the meeting, the new Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand said Iran has "plans" to overcome sanctions.
Colorado law requires that a first-degree murder conviction brings a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole. The Colorado Bureau of Investigations later said Shanann Watts and the girls were murdered inside their home .
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People "dog-piled on top of each other" trying to hide in silence, she said. "Knowing Cody , I'm afraid that's what he did". Helus and a California Highway Patrol officer were the first to arrive at the bar and went inside just before 11:30 p.m.
The president said Sessions' chief of staff, Matt Whitaker, would replace him for now, with a permanent replacement coming later. Sessions began his resignation letter to President Trump by stating he was submitting the resignation at Trump's request.
But Congress could not remove him from office without a conviction by a two-thirds majority in the Republican-controlled Senate. Three states could elect their first African-American governors, while several others were running LGBT candidates and Muslims.
White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta
Other Twitter users showed Sanders' video side-by-side with the original broadcast to argue the one she posted had been doctored. During the intern's final attempt, as she tried to pull the microphone away, Acosta's hand appeared to briefly brush her arm.
Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal
The Trump administration supported the industry's case, asking the US Supreme Court to vacate the Obama-era ruling. The program is keeping about 700,000 young people from being deported, NPR's Joel Rose notes.
Florida teen kills mom after argument over bad grade
At first he drove to Daytona's Holly Hill area to dump her corpse but headed back to find a shovel before heading to the church. But Chitwood said detectives suspected the story from the start and brought Ramos in for questioning.
Apple spruces up Macs, iPad Pros and raises prices
The tablet comes in two variants of 11-inch and 12.9-inch oleophobic edge-to-edge liquid Retina display. Apple claims that the iPad Pro is now faster than 92 percent of all recently sold portable PCs.
Amazon mum on reports it will split new headquarters
But some observers are critical of the company's methods and wonder now if it was being totally forthright through the process. Specifically, the Post reported that Crystal City, just outside Washington, D.C., is the frontrunner.