Chart of the day: How did women fare in the USA midterms?
Chart of the day: How did women fare in the USA midterms?
Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins Election In a Landslide
09 November, 2018, 22:53
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. Beyond individual candidates and campaigns, a major statement was made nationwide. Emily's List, a political action committee aimed at electing Democratic, pro-choice women, dubbed 2018 "the year of the Latina" in the hopes that this year's candidates would change the fact that there are now just as many men named Steve serving in Congress as there are Latinas.
(4) Martha McSally now appears poised to become the first female US Senator from Arizona, pending finalized results. An A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, Lt. Col. Martha McSally is also the first female in the Air Force to serve as the commander of any combat aviation squadron, to include fighters and bombers.
It's been proven time and time again that women rule the world.
In the days leading up to the election, Trump said his sharp focus on immigrant caravans moving north toward the U.S. -Mexico border, and the threats he contends they pose, would appeal to women.
Good luck telling your landlord "you just pay for it" when you come up short for the security deposit. "He just laughed, but after Congress repealed the prohibition law in 1991, and I was named as one of seven women who would be put through fighter training, he looked me up and said he was amazed I had accomplished my goal.".
In the first major race called Tuesday night, Lou Leon Guerrero was elected as Guam's governor, becoming the first woman to do so.
Davids also became the first LGBT Native American elected into Congress when she ousted Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder on Tuesday. Going in to the 2020 Presidential election, we could very well see more history be made as Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand stand as viable candidates for the Democratic Party. The district is already solidly blue, and even though her victory was all but guaranteed after winning the primary, Ocasio-Cortez kept campaigning.
A number of women have also achieved significant firsts in their states, including Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia who become the first Latina Congresswomen in Texas, and Alyanna Pressley from MA, becoming her state's first black representative in Congress.
(8) Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress, comfortably won re-election last night. She has represented that district since 2006. They will join four other female veterans now serving in Congress.
The surge was driven largely by Democrats as the party took over House control.
The Chicago native settled down in Boston after college and later became the city's first black councilwoman. Diversity also won the day Tuesday with a record number of women of color headed to the halls of Congress.
They were met by government officials with the Speaker of Parliament , Prof Mike Ocquaye spearheading the delegation. On Saturday, November 3, the British Royal will call on the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia palace.
Prince died at 57 in April 2016, and a medical examiner ruled it an accidental overdose, finding fentanyl in his system. Miller's death came just months after he split from Ariana Grande and weeks after he was charged with a DUI.
He's not alone in thinking more needs to be done to address people who are locked up for non-violent marijuana-related offenses. A 10 percent tax on retail sales will be distributed between "local governments, K-12 education, and infrastructure projects".
Japan had sought a waiver during negotiations with the U.S. , saying that its imports of Iranian oil had been falling recently. The United States will not be able to stop Iran's oil exports, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
Trump! Never threaten Iran because moans of the frightened USA forces in Tabas can still be heard", Gen. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called this "the toughest sanctions ever placed" against Iran.
The Georgia outcome is among the most closely watched of any midterm contest for reasons beyond Abrams' race and gender. Kemp returned the card to a poll worker, received a working card and was able to cast his vote, WXIA-TV news reports .
It's being labelled as a "send-off" for Rooney, who has been enjoying a wonderful spell out in the States with D.C. He went on to retire from worldwide football and was not part of England's World Cup squa in Russian Federation .
Chasing his 100th career title after winning the Swiss Indoors last Sunday , the 20-time Grand Slam champion was hardly troubled. Cilic wrapped up the opener in the 10th game, ending Wimbledon and US Open champion Djokovic's 30-set win streak in the process.
Both confirmed that the folding technology works, halving the size of the 7.8-inch plastic screen in a single 180-degree twist. According to a recent Bloomberg report, design of the foldable phone, codenamed victor , hasn't been yet finalised.
The close alignment envisaged under the deal would remove the need for a "backstop" for the Northern Ireland border. More than 70 business leaders, including lastminute.com founder Martha Lane Fox and former J.
Kidnapped school children released by gunmen in Cameroon
Cameroon has a majority of French speakers, with a significant minority of English speakers in the country's western portion. A principal and a teacher who were abducted along with the children are still being held, Reuters reported.
Nolan Arenado, D.J. LeMahieu win Golden Glove awards
He's the organization's first Gold Glove first baseman and just the third Braves corner infielder to capture the award. Mookie Betts , Jackie Bradley Jr . and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox .
Minnesota election results: U.S. House 5th District
She won a seat in the state's legislature in 2016, becoming the first Somali-American lawmaker in the country. Ilhan Omar , a Somali-American Democrat running for the House in Minnesota, could join Tlaib in Congress.
Epic Games Announce Release Of Amazing Fortnite NFL Skins
The biggest addition to this update is the new weapon, which is the new Heavy AR that will be added to the Battle-Royale mode. It can be found as floor loot or in chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Drops in a Rare, Epic or Legendary variant.
Jury selection begins in 'El Chapo' trial
Prosecutors say the Sinaloa Cartel, named for Guzman's home state, smuggled more than 200 tons of cocaine into the United States. Guzman, 61, has been in solitary confinement since being extradited to the United States from Mexico in January 2017.
US House of Representatives Results
Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, numerous nation's top elections were too close to call.
Grab Apple’s artsy 2018 iPad Pro wallpapers
The 11-inch iPad Pro begins at $799 for 64GB, before climbing to $949, $1,149, and $1,549 for 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB, respectively. The new iPad Pro 11 pushes the display screen all the way to the edge of the device and has a magnetically-attached Apple pencil.
Ted Cruz holds back the Democrat Texas tide - for now
Ted Cruz is projected to win re-election in Texas , fending off a tough challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke, NPR reports. Triumph spoke with Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke first and joked with him about his support with younger voters.
Barcelona in Champions League
Upfront, Luis Suarez is another player who has stepped up in Messi's absence, and should be focal point of the Barcelona attack. With Umtiti out, Barcelona will turn to a center-back pairing of Clement Lenglet and Gerard Pique to stop Icardi again.