Democrats take Orange County district to cap midterm rout of Republicans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Lottery winner Gil Cisneros’s victory cements a stunning realignment in southern California Gil Cisneros has won California’s 39th district for the Democrats. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images The Democratic party has captured another Republican-held US House seat in southern California at the Läs mer…

Trump considering changing 'three or four or five positions' in staff shake-up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news Chief of staff John Kelly and Homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen believed to be vulnerable as president continues to stoke speculation Trump on chief of staff John Kelly: ‘There are a couple of things where it’s just not his strength. It’s not Läs mer…

California fires: death toll rises to 76 as winds threaten efforts to control blaze

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California Strong winds expected to hamper progress for crews battling Camp fire, which is still only 55% contained 10 days after it started Santa Clara county sheriff’s search and rescue teams continue search for missing Camp fire victims on Saturday. Photograph: Joel Angel Juarez/ZUMA Läs mer…

Is Donald Trump an authoritarian? Experts examine telltale signs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Are those who compare the president to anti-democratic strongmen overreacting or should we already be worrying? Donald Trump arrives at Beale air force base in California on Saturday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters With disorienting speed over the past two weeks, the US has Läs mer…

Florida official Brenda Snipes: racism 'probably' a factor in attacks against me

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida Snipes, 75, was condemned for sending results two minutes after 3pm deadline in the race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson Brenda Snipes told the Guardian on Friday: ‘I don’t think anything was a glitch; it’s just a lot of information to be Läs mer…

'This is not a concession speech': Stacey Abrams announces lawsuit – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:16 The Democrat says she will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the ‘gross mismanagement’ of Georgia’s elections. Abrams made the comments in a Friday speech, shortly after acknowledging that Republican Brian Kemp will be declared the state’s next governor. Stacey Abrams: Läs mer…

Republicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Republicans New Hampshire hosts the first presidential primary, and any politician’s visit is viewed as testing the waters for a White House run John Kasich, who has not said he is running for the White House in 2020 but has made several recent trips Läs mer…

An exclusive extract from Michelle Obama’s memoir: ‘How would you feel if Daddy ran for president?’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An exclusive extract from Michelle Obama’s memoir: ‘How would you feel if Daddy ran for president?’ The Obama family, the day Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president in February 2007. Photograph: Anne Ryan The former first lady recalls campaigning in 2008, and how Läs mer…

The Democratic blue wave was real

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Midterm elections proved that Republicans have only a tenuous hold over the coalition that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016 Newly elected senator Krysten Sinema became the first Democrat to win an Arizona senate seat in 30 years. Photograph: Läs mer…

The Democratic blue wave was real

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US midterms 2018 Midterm elections proved that Republicans have only a tenuous hold over the coalition that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016 Newly elected senator Krysten Sinema became the first Democrat to win an Arizona senate seat in 30 years. Photograph: Läs mer…

Stacey Abrams: Republican Brian Kemp will be Georgia's next governor

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Georgia Democrat Abrams acknowledges Kemp will win race that had been too close to call – but refuses to call it a concession Abrams said: ‘I will not concede because the erosion of democracy is not right.’ Photograph: The Washington Post/Getty Images Democrat Stacey Läs mer…

‘There’s always hope’: John Kerry on Donald Trump, the US midterms and climate change – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 12:53 John Kerry, the former US presidential candidate and secretary of state for the Obama administration, discusses his life and career with the Observer’s chief political commentator, Andrew Rawnsley. Kerry reflects on his early memories, his role in the Vietnam war and Läs mer…

John Kerry: ‘People are going to die because of the decision Trump made’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Saturday interview John Kerry: ‘People are going to die because of the decision Trump made’ ‘We’ve got to make America fair again’ … John Kerry. Photograph: Richard Saker/Guardian The former US secretary of state has looked on as Donald Trump has dismantled the Paris Läs mer…

Blow to Trump as judge restores White House access for CNN's Jim Acosta

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Acosta’s hard pass must be restored immediately – judge But Timothy Kelly says legal battle for CNN is not over Follow the latest US politics news Play Video 2:27 ‘You are a rude, terrible person’ : Trump attacks CNN reporter – video Läs mer…

Florida hand recount in progress as Democrats gain House seat in California – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida’s Senate race still in the balance Trump honors Elvis with Presidential Medal of Freedom LIVE Updated Workers monitor the Republican party table at the Palm Beach county supervisor of elections warehouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images Live feed Läs mer…