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Alabama

How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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Alabama

How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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Alabama

Minor poll problems twisted into false US election claims | #elections | #alabama

(AP) – Voters did not encounter widespread problems on Election Day. That has not stopped former President Donald Trump and other Republicans from falsely portraying minor snags at polling places to undermine confidence in the results. Two years after conspiracy theorists spread the “big lie” about President Joe Biden stealing victory from Trump, they are […]

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Alaska

What to know about control of Congress and outstanding votes in other races | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The battle for control of the House is now the biggest unanswered question of this year’s midterm elections after Democrats kept their narrow Senate majority. Victories in Arizona and Nevada, according to CNN projections, mean the party will enter 2023 with at least 50 Senate seats – and could add one more if […]

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Alaska

Why it takes so long to count West Coast votes | #alaska | #politics

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  What’s taking so long to determine which party has control of the US House and Senate? Blame California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington and the whole vote-by-mail West Coast, really. Actually, don’t blame […]

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Alabama

Voters casting final ballots to determine control of House, Senate and 36 governor races | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Polls have closed in more than two dozen states in a midterm election dominated by anxiety over inflation and high gas prices that will determine control of the narrowly divided House and Senate, as well as governor’s mansions across the country. Republicans are increasingly confident of winning the House in a victory that […]

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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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Alaska

Here’s what happens after Election Day | #alaska | #politics

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  What happens immediately after Election Day is as important to the democratic process as the campaigns that come just before. So it’s worth examining how the votes are counted, validated and […]

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