Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms
Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms
Governor Andrew Cuomo and his partner Sandra Lee at their Mt. Kisco polling site
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Nuñez, 47, told NBC News during the closing days of the campaign that being chosen as Lieutenant Governor is "a huge source of pride for me, for my family, but most importantly for my community.".She was born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents and is now Speaker Pro Tempore of the Florida House of Representatives.
If Deb Haaland won her congressional race in New Mexico, she would become the first Native American woman elected to Congress and if Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won in Arizona, she would become the country's first openly bisexual senator. With some 80 percent of precincts reporting, Ocasio-Cortez has earned 79 percent of the vote, far outpacing the 13 percent going to her Republican rival.
These wins were mostly fueled by the Democratic Party, which put a record numbers of women on the ballot.
Omar, a Somali-American was once a refugee, while Tlaib is the first Pakistani-American woman in congress.
"On the Democratic side, these races were viewed not only as a referendum on President Donald Trump, but also, in many cases, on his version of identity politics, which in its final days played to the fears of his base, a group that is largely white, male and Christian". The record previously belonged to Elise Stefanik who was elected to Congress at age 30 in 2014. Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevy came out as gay while he was in office, and Oregon Governor Kate Brown, who is bisexual, won in 2016, but Jared Polis will be the first man to win a governorship as an out gay man. Polis has been in Congress since 2009.
Twenty-nine-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez rose to national prominence in June, when she unseated 10-term incumbent Representative Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House.
Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar are Texas' first Latina congresswomen.
According to data compiled by The Associated Press, 237 women ran for the House as major-party candidates this year.
Idaho gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan also lost her race to become the country's first Native American governor. On Tuesday, James won her seat for New York State Attorney General. Missouri's Claire McCaskill and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp were both vulnerable as Democrats in deep red states, and a lot of people are pointing to their votes against Brett Kavanaugh as what cost them their elections. Many female Democratic House candidates who prevailed on Election Day ran in opposition to Trump or his policies.
There was also an historic gender gap that showed women more supportive of Democrats than Republicans. Women's issues are the economy, their education, their gun control.
Tesla said Ms Denholm, who is already chair of Tesla's audit committee, will step down from that role when she leaves Telstra. The task is not entirely new for Denholm; she's served on the Tesla Board as an independent director since 2014.
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The 33-year-old, who now plays for DC United in Major League Soccer, has not represented the Three Lions in nearly two years. Wilson, who has scored six Premier League goals so far this season, is rewarded with a maiden call-up to the senior ranks.
Authorities said that they responded to a "shots fired" emergency call, and that some officers on arrivals heard shooting. He added that police were dealing with an "active situation", meaning it is not known if the attacker has been subdued.
The Rise of Mobile Payments Over the last few years, all of the major mobile innovators have stepped into the mobile payment game. As of 2016, Apple Pay had 12 million monthly users , a figure which is sure to rise substantially in the coming months and years.
The 26-year-old All-Star is one of 164 free agents on the market, but he's going to make more than anyone else available. Zack Greinke ($US34 million), David Price ($US31 million) and Clayton Kershaw ($US31 million) all got more.
As for Elliott, his Grand National trio this year are headed by three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Tiger Roll . The 2018 renewal has a typically wide-open feel and that’s certainly evident from a betting perspective.
The Russian jet flew past it a second time, applying its afterburner while conducting a banking turn away. Navy claims that such actions endangered the crew of the EP-3, which reported turbulence and vibration.
In the autumn of 2016, the news about the re-release of the 8-bit NES console resounded in the world of the gaming industry. The console can be placed in the palm of your hand, which is very convenient for its storing and carrying around.
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Supreme Court refuses anti-net neutrality appeals
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A 'Breaking Bad' movie is in the works
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EPL: Big win takes Man City back to top spot
I think there's a possibility he won't go out on loan, he's getting more game time and he's pushing hard to get into the set up. The Blues - who are now unbeaten - climbed above Liverpool into second place after their 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.
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Karim is the seventh Real Madrid to reach this mark and he joins a very impressive list of players: Ronaldo, Raul, Di Stefano, Puskas, Sanchez, and Santillana.
Blizzard Pulled Diablo 4 Announcement From BlizzCon
Riffing on that comment, a thread with almost 4000 upvotes reads, "Everyone is saying that Blizzard is out touch with their fans". In another interview with Digital Trends , Allen Adham commented that Blizzard has not forgotten about the core Diablo fans.
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