John Kerry: US 'cannot afford truculent child president'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; John Kerry Former US secretary of state criticises Trump’s failure to attend Armistice Day ceremony John Kerry: ‘Every country is feeling the pressure of this nationalistic populist, and in some cases very frightening, rightwing advance.’ Photograph: Cliff Owen/AP America cannot afford “a truculent child Läs mer…

Road to the White House goes through Iowa. Who can capture hearts in 2020?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Iowa The starting gun for the next presidential election was fired last week. The midterms offered clues to Democrats about how they can win in the midwest Supporters react as early results come in showing Democratic congressional candidate Cindy Axne leading in Des Moines. Läs mer…

Photo of new House members shows big gap in diversity between parties

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; House of Representatives Proportion of Democrats who are white men will drop from 41% to 38% while Republican figure will climb from 86% to 90% Democratic members-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell of Florida, Abby Finkenauer of Iowa and Jahana Hayes of Läs mer…

Democrats win California House seat, besting four-term Republican – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Josh Harder declared winner in 10th congressional district House Republicans hold leadership elections on Capitol Hill Sign up for the Guardian’s new US morning briefing LIVE Updated Democrat Josh Harder, left, was declared last night the winner in California’s 10th congressional district. Photograph: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock Läs mer…

'Stop lying' about Florida recounts, Democrats warn Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida Republicans deploy army of lawyers and baselessly claim fraud as Senate and governor’s recounts approach Thursday deadline Democrats Chuck Schumer and Bill Nelson on Tuesday. Nelson, whose Senate race with Rick Scott is too close to call, called on Scott to recuse himself. Läs mer…

CNN sues Trump administration after White House bans reporter – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lawsuit comes week after Jim Acosta’s press pass was pulled Sign up for the Guardian’s new US morning briefing LIVE Updated Donald Trump argues with Jim Acosta during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on 7 November. Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Läs mer…

Arizona has rejected petty political attacks, says Democrat Kyrsten Sinema – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:12 Democratic representative Kyrsten Sinema speaks about the importance of rising above personal rivalries after beating Republican Martha McSally to take Arizona’s open US Senate seat. She said: ‘Arizona rejected what has become far too common in our country, name-calling, petty, personal Läs mer…

Florida governor and Senate recounts under way as Trump repeats voter fraud claim – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ballots still being counted in Arizona Senate race Trump on Florida: ‘Many ballots are missing or forged’ Sign up for the Guardian’s new US morning briefing LIVE Updated A crowd protests to demand a vote recount outside the Miami-Dade election department in Miami, Florida Läs mer…

Trump claims 'honest vote' not possible in Florida as counties rush to recount

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida President called for end to legally required recount of governor and Senate races as state’s 67 counties face Thursday deadline Live updates: governor and Senate recounts under way People protest the recount outside the Broward county supervisor of elections office in Lauderhill, Florida Läs mer…

'The lesson is to be hopeful': Ilhan Omar's journey from Somali refugee to US Congress

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US politics The 36-year-old politician, who will assume office in January, hopes her remarkable story can inspire the next generation Ilhan Omar on the campaign trail in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photograph: Craig Lassig/EPA Ilhan Omar, who lived in a Somali refugee camp when she was Läs mer…