Democrat leads in last undecided House race

Hugh Fox
November 16, 2018

GOP Whip Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was badly wounded in last year's congressional baseball practice shooting and unanimously won his position Wednesday, said McCarthy "knows what he needs to do". Joni Ernst, as they sought to address the optics of the GOP side of the aisle being dominated by men.

House Republicans have selected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve as minority leader in the next Congress, choosing the California Republican who was a key architect of the 2010 GOP wave.

In an analysis of the vote, the inside-Washington online publication The Hill stated: "Senate Republicans saw Ernst as someone who might be a better communicator for the conference on television, while Fischer garnered praise as someone who worked diligently behind the scenes to build relationships with members of GOP leadership". Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer is running for vice chair of the conference.

Grassley, in the midst of his seventh sixth-year term, will not be up for re-election until 2022.

Porter, a protégé of Senator Elizabeth Warren, ousted two-term GOP incumbent, Rep. Mimi Walters, after late results showed her ahead by almost 6,000 votes.

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However, according the The Atlantic, Democrats fell short of some of their gubernatorial goals, losing to Republican governors in predominantly blue states. Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is trying to win the speaker's post and stifle a rebellion among liberals and younger lawmakers fed up with the calcified leadership.

The US probably hasn't had a fair election in many years and this steal sounds the death knell of its democracy, since Trump seems strangely passive and can not or will not interfere.

Senator Richard Durbin the No 2 Senate Democrat, said Thursday that he doesn't anticipate Democrats agreeing to more than the US$1.6 billion they've already signed off on for the 2019 fiscal year. Jerry Nadler of NY. But rarely has a leader of a party that suffered a major defeat - Democrats wiped out Republicans in GOP-held suburban districts from NY to McCarthy's own backyard - been so handily rewarded. Yet there he was at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's left shoulder when the Kentucky Republican welcomed GOP senators who will take their seats in January when the new Congress is sworn in.

The Californian represented defeated Rep. Jim Jordan of OH 159-43. I am proud of their parts of America that are embracing the strengths of these magnificent women, who will lead us forward.

In the 45th District, Democrat Katie Porter leads with 51.2% of the vote to Republican incumbent Rep. Mimi Walters' 48.8%.

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Jordan, a pugnacious conservative and former Division I college wrestling champion, ran against McCarthy -- and the current slate of GOP leaders.

The race for minority leader is McCarthy's to lose Wednesday.

"The establishment is trying to hold on, and the American people and Democrats voted for change", Mr. Ryan said.

Two Orange County Republicans facing the prospect of defeat in the November 6 congressional election as final ballots are counted have adopted President Trump's tactic of making baseless allegations of vote fraud. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, the Freedom Caucus chairman, called it a "gentlemanly" debate.

Also on Wednesday, Iowa's junior U.S. Sen.

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