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Alabama

Biden struggles to confirm judges in the South and thwart Trump’s impact | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have moved quickly to appoint scores of judges during the past two years, outpacing former President Donald Trump, but they have stalled in the South. The dearth of nominees offered in southern states, notably where both US senators are Republican, threatens to undercut Biden’s large-scale effort to […]

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Mayor

El Paso mayor declares state of emergency in response to migrant surge

CNN  —  El Paso, Texas, Mayor Oscar Leeser declared a state of emergency on Saturday evening following a surge of migrants who have recently arrived in the community and he says are living in unsafe conditions. The mayor, who had previously declined to issue a state of emergency, said “hundreds” of migrants are on the […]

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Alabama

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

Lauren Boebert clings to slim lead as Colorado race appears headed to a recount | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The race between Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District appears headed to a recount, but it likely will be a few weeks until it gets underway. As of Friday morning, with almost all the votes tallied, Boebert leads Frisch by only 551 votes in what […]

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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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