Pink Wave: Women to Flood Congress After Historic Election Night
09 November, 2018, 08:41 | Author: Rachel Logan
State's first female governor: Two women became the first in their respective states to be elected governor.
Since the 2020 presidential election is about to begin in earnest (and midterm results led to more than one name be floated as possible candidates) let's take at least 24 hours to celebrate these women and their history-making wins. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest person election to Congress at 29 years old. They will join four other female veterans now serving in Congress.
Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic nomination in an upset primary against longtime incumbent Joe Crowley over the summer.
Female candidates won congressional seats and governorships in record numbers Tuesday night.
Several women Democrats captured governorships now held by Republicans, including Laura Kelly in Kansas and Gretchen Whitmer in MI.
As Breitbart News reported, if chain migration is not ended - as President Trump has demanded - the USA electorate will forever be changed, with between seven to eight million new foreign-born individuals being eligible to vote because of chain migration, and overall an additional 15 million new foreign-born voters.
Letitia James is the first black woman elected to a statewide office in NY.
Nearly 80% of voters in a CNN exit poll said it's very or somewhat important that more women and racial minorities be elected to public office, with two-thirds of white voters agreeing.
In the House, 237 women were on the ballot as major-party candidates.
Ilhan Omar, a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and will serve Minnesota's 5th District in the House.
Democrat Ilhan Omar will serve as the nation's first Somali-American Congresswoman.
Democrat Jennifer Wexton speaks at her election night party after defeating Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., Nov. 6, 2018, in Dulles, Virginia.
For this wave of women leaders, the next few years are going to be about much more than stereotypical women's issues. According to exit polls, they were about evenly split this year, with 50 percent choosing Democrats, compared to 48 percent who chose Republicans.
The vast majority of newly elected women are Democrats. Many female Democratic House candidates who prevailed on Election Day ran in opposition to Trump or his policies.
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Victor Lindelof and Ashley Young excelled in the United defence and stuck to their job - and, in Lindelof's case, Ronaldo . There was more of a thread between United's attacking players against Juve than there is when Lukaku plays.
With the GOP in control of the Senate, Trump will have a majority to confirm his executive and judicial appointments. Polis, who declared victory late Tuesday night, has always been outspoken in favour of marijuana legalisation.
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IN is Trump country (and the home state of Vice President Mike Pence), but Donnelly is slightly ahead in most recent polls. Max Rose is running for Congress. "Dealing a major setback to President Trump's legislative agenda".
By choosing more than a single location, it may be seeking to avoid criticism that its arrival will burden local infrastructure. Long Island City is one of four areas that New York City proposed in its bid for the Amazon project.
Analysts say Saudi authorities appear to be trying to defuse the crisis by shoring up support from within the royal family. Saudi Arabia now draws on oil and natural gas to meet its own fast-growing power demand and desalinate its water.
The company on Monday announced it will shutter 51 Lowe's and Rona stores across North America, including 31 in Canada. Both Michigan stores slated to close are located in Genesee County: Lowe's of Burton (Store #761), on E.
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They learn the normal power settings and attitude, or nose-up and nose-down settings, for each of the various phases of a flight. The only way to prevent this, is for the pilot to intervene and manually deactivate the system.
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Public Citizen described the drug as "five to 10 times more potent than fentanyl and 1,000 times more potent than morphine". Dsuvia is an unnecessary opioid, they say, and its size and potency will appeal to people looking to sell or misuse it.
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The two Silvas - David and Bernardo will provide the creative presence and the forward thrust for the home side. Fonseca will also be able to call upon Marlos, who also missed the previous match against Guardiola's team.