Trump claims people wear disguises to vote illegally in Florida

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump President gives no evidence as he calls for new voter ID laws, saying ‘buying a box of cereal’ is qualification to vote ‘If you buy a box of cereal – you have a voter ID,’ Trump bizarrely claimed. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP Donald 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…

Why elections in Florida and Georgia are still too close to call

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Almost a week after polls closed, Donald Trump continues to propagate false allegations of voter fraud as key Senate and governor’s races remain tight Follow the latest US politics news Stacey Abrams has refused to concede the governor’s race to Republican Läs mer…

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema beats Martha McSally to become Arizona's first female senator

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Sinema was declared the winner Monday as her lead grew insurmountable during a lengthy vote count Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona’s Senate seat to become the state’s first female senator. Photograph: Matt York/AP Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat, won a remarkable 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…

Tax big tech to help the homeless? San Francisco says yes after fierce campaign

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Industry titans had traded blows over the hot-button ballot measure, which passed Tuesday with 60% support Valerie, a homeless woman on the streets of San Francisco. The measure is expected to raise hundreds of millions. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian Läs mer…

Facebook deletes Iran-linked pages over effort to sow discord among US voters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Dozens of accounts posting politically charged content reached more than a million users, company says Facebook says the accounts posed as US and UK residents. Photograph: Facebook Facebook’s investigative team has uncovered and deleted dozens of accounts and pages originating in Iran that Läs mer…