Friday, January 15, 2021

Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Those put Biden in a stronger position...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path. With just...
As uncertainty engulfed the outcome of the 2020 Presidential race Wednesday morning, Congressman Steve Cohen held a press conference during which he outlined a scary picture for America, if Donald Trump maneuvered his way to a second term. Outside his...
First, I can’t take credit for the “elderly man contest” crack. That’s what John Mulaney called it during last weekend’s opening monologue on “Saturday Night Live.” And I can’t stop laughing because of the accuracy of this. To be honest, I...
In an historic election held amid a global pandemic, seven African Americans were vying for seats in the U.S. Senate, including Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) who was declared an early winner by major news organizations. “New Jersey, I’m once again...
At 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 3 — as I type this sentence — various pundits on various networks are reminding us of what we already expected: That due to record-breaking early voter turnout, we don't know the outcome of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could...
Campaign workers and supporters cheered Marquita Bradshaw as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate addressed them for what many thought would be a concession speech. But she had not come to the Double Tree Hotel in downtown Memphis...
Torrey C. Harris overwhelmingly defeated veteran state Rep. John J. DeBerry Jr. in the District 90 House race for the Tennessee General Assembly, according to complete but unofficial returns. Harris received 15,930 compared to 4,675 votes for DeBerry. Tuesday night Harris...
Republican Hagerty wins open Tennessee Senate seat NASHVILLE — Republican Bill Hagerty has won the U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee being vacated by retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander. The former U.S. ambassador to Japan under President Donald Trump rode the president’s endorsement...
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