Politics

Kevin McCarthy moves to get a potential speaking engagement

CNN — House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy moves quickly to lock in votes to claim the President’s gavel as a far-right faction in his conference discusses whether to mount a long-term challenge to complicate his candidacy and forcing concessions in the process, according to multiple GOP sources. McCarthy spoke privately to his closest advisers and …

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John Fetterman to beat Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania Senate race, CNN projects

CNN — Democrat John Fetterman will win the Pennsylvania Race to the Senate, CNN projects, defeat of Republican Mehmet Oz, reversal of the seat and strengthening the hopes of the Democrats to retain their majority. Fetterman, the state’s lieutenant governor since 2019, and Oz, which was endorsed by former President Donald Trumphosted one of the …

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Some 2020 election deniers will win secretary of state races, CNN projects

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman addresses supporters during his election night in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. (Justin Merriman/Bloomberg/Getty Images) The battle for control of Congress – both the House and the Senate – comes down to a dwindling number of key races, with Democrats dashing Republican hopes of a red wave and both parties clinging to …

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Kari Lake raises unsubstantiated doubts about election results in Arizona governor race that’s too early to call

CNN — Democrat Katie Hobbs leads Republican Kari Lake in Arizona Governor’s Race with just over half of the constituencies reporting, and although a lot could change as ballots are countedthe GOP nominee is already casting doubt on the election results. Lake won the GOP primary after amplifying former President Donald Trump’s lies about the …

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Meet the historical actors of the 2022 midterm elections

CNN — The race to control Congress, as well as governorships and key statewide positions, has defined the 2022 midterms. In Washington, Republicans have aimed to break the Democratic trifecta by winning one or both houses of Congress. In battleground states, Democrats are looking to defend vulnerable governors and win crucial downside contests that could …

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When do polling stations close? An hour-by-hour guide to polling station closings on election night

CNN — The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide offices, and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll closing time for notable races – both competitive and non-competitive – that appear on the ballot. See race notes for Senate, Accommodation and governor by …

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Voters vote to determine control of the House, Senate and 36 gubernatorial races

CNN — The voters are cast the last ballots in races that will determine control of the tightly divided House and Senate, as well as governor’s mansions across the country, amid concerns about inflation and gas prices that have created serious headwinds for Democrats. Republicans ran against the ruling party by blaming Americans’ economic insecurities …

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Russian troops slam generals for ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly left 300 dead in Donetsk

CNN — Russian troops denounced a “incomprehensible battle” in Donetsk after apparently suffering heavy casualties during a week of intense fighting in key eastern region of Ukraine. Moscow has been trying to break through Kyiv’s defenses around the town of Pavlivka for at least seven days, but appears to have made little progress with as …

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2020 election lies worry officials over problems at polling places and lawsuits on Tuesday

CNN — Americans are heading for Tuesday polls for an election that worries state and local officials across the country as they prepare for potential problems at the polls, contentious legal battles over ballots and fight misinformation on the vote itself. More … than 41 million pre-election ballots were chosen in 47 states, and officials …

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