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Mississippi Senator's 'Public Hanging' Remark Draws Rebuke

Mississippi Senator's 'Public Hanging' Remark Draws Rebuke

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 12
A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."

Kemp-Abrams Feud Highlights New Landscape in Divided Georgia

Kemp-Abrams Feud Highlights New Landscape in Divided Georgia

Nov 12
His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy.

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

By Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer | Nov 12
After some early bumps, more than half of Florida's 67 counties began recounting votes Sunday in the razor-thin Senate and gubernatorial races, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco.

Democratic State Gains May Mean Tighter Gun, Looser Pot Laws

Democratic State Gains May Mean Tighter Gun, Looser Pot Laws

By David A. Lieb and Geoff Mulvihill | Nov 12
From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained power.

Meet the House Democrats who Will Be Running the Show

Meet the House Democrats who Will Be Running the Show

By Kevin Freking | Nov 12
Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party's most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships.

Democratic Wins Could Mean State Action on Health Care, Guns

Democratic Wins Could Mean State Action on Health Care, Guns

By David A. Lieb and Geoff Mulvihill | Nov 11
Democrats who gained new or stronger powers in the midterm elections seek to put their stamp on public policy.

Future Seems Uncertain for Trump's Acting Attorney General

Future Seems Uncertain for Trump's Acting Attorney General

By Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire | Nov 11
Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appears uncertain as President Donald Trump denies even knowing the man he's just named acting attorney general.

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

By Brendan Farrington and Kelli Kennedy | Nov 11
The first election workers have begun the enormous task of recounting ballots in Florida's bitterly close races for the U.S. Senate and governor, ramping up their efforts after the secretary of state ordered a review of the 2 nationally watched contests.

In Georgia, Black Voters See Echoes of Voter Suppression

In Georgia, Black Voters See Echoes of Voter Suppression

By Errin Haines Whack | Nov 11
The race between Abrams and her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, is still too close to call five days after the election.

Kemp Pushes Abrams to Concede in Georgia Gubernatorial Race

Kemp Pushes Abrams to Concede in Georgia Gubernatorial Race

By Jay Reeves | Nov 11
Republican Brian Kemp is pressing Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Georgia's tight gubernatorial race as civil rights groups urge her to stay and fight.

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