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Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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Alaska

A record number of women will serve in the next Congress | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  A record number of women will be elected to Congress this year, CNN projects – but barely. The 149 women who will serve in the US House and Senate in the 118th Congress will expand the ranks of female representation by just two members above the record set by this Congress. Alaska carried […]

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Arkansas

University of Arkansas selects Charles Robinson as chancellor

Charles Robinson. Photo: Courtesy of University of Arkansas The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to give interim chancellor Charles Robinson the official job. Why it matters: This is the top leadership position at the state’s flagship higher-ed institution. Yes, and: Robinson is the first Black person to be in the role. […]

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Alabama

Meet the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  The race for control of Congress, as well as governorships and key statewide positions, has defined the 2022 midterms. In Washington, Republicans have had their eyes on breaking the Democratic trifecta by winning one or both chambers of Congress. In battleground states, Democrats are looking to defend vulnerable governors and win crucial down-ballot […]

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Alaska

When do polls close? An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide positions and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll-closing time for the notable races – both competitive and not – that are on the ballot. See race ratings for Senate, House and governor by […]

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Alabama

AP exposes the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: The 50th Anniversary | Elections Ap | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — On July 25, 1972, Jean Heller, a reporter on The Associated Press investigative team, then called the Special Assignment Team, broke news that rocked the nation. Based on documents leaked by Peter Buxtun, a whistleblower at the U.S. Public Health Service, the then 29-year-old journalist and the only woman […]

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