US: Democrats take the House, but there was no landslide – Nordea Markets
10 November, 2018, 00:00
All the polls found impeachment to be unpopular, and House Republicans lost seats in the 1998 election - something rare for an opposition party in a midterm.
A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, almost two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Texas is set to send its first Hispanic women to Congress, as Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia both won their races. Democrats lead in nine of those, Republicans in 14.
While Engel is likely to spearhead Democratic initiatives such as efforts to punish Russian Federation for its interference in the 2016 U.S. election and to strengthen worldwide alliances, the veteran NY congressman has at times broken from party leadership, particularly on issues related to Israel.
"We are going to have to ruthlessly prioritise because there is so much that has gone wrong", Democrat Adam Schiff, who is expected to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said ahead of the election. He also now has a leftist House filled with ideologues he can mock and hold accountable.
Indonesian flight delayed due to stinky fruit
Some passengers even argued that apart from the unpleasant smell, they were also concerned by the extra weight on board. Sriwajiya Air later said the airline was well within its rights to carry the stinky fruit in cargo.
The Democrats, in turn, benefited from extraordinary voter enthusiasm, robust fundraising and unusually fresh candidates.
As the returns came in, voters were on track to send at least 99 women to the House, shattering the record of 84 now. "And politicians have learned to tap into them".
The Republican side of the aisle elected mostly white men. Or you could say, "Look, if you run as a genuine, charismatic progressive, you can't beat Ted Cruz, and maybe a different candidate could have". He predicted an "invasion" from the migrant caravan making its way toward the USA and decried the "radical" agenda of speaker-in-waiting Pelosi. Female voters cast ballots for Democrats and suburban areas tilted toward Democrats too. Various federal agencies and cabinet members could become targets, and the administration could face subpoenas. Meanwhile, key state-level wins will give Democrats the chance to redraw districts and undo gerrymandering.
Though a separate case involving similar allegations filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia is further along, the D.C. case is the only one that has congressional Democrats as the plaintiffs.
This is less of a problem for Republicans, who broadly favor limited government and less legislative activity, than it was for Democrats, who generally favor more.
Pennsylvania was particularly daunting for Republicans after court-imposed redistricting and a rash of retirements put several seats in play.
Now the same message is being delivered to Nancy Pelosi, who plans to be the next House speaker. She has long sought to preserve government funding for domestic programs like biomedical research.
The Republicans are on course to increase their representation from 51 to 54 in the 100-seat Senate upper chamber.
The GOP campaign committee distanced itself from eight-term Rep. Steve King of Iowa after he was accused of racism and anti-Semitism, but he won anyway.
Florida Democratic strategist Steve Schale argued that even if Democrats ultimately aren't victorious in their two statewide contests, the fundamentals of the state haven't changed - it's still a very evenly divided state that is still up for grabs in two years, though Democrats still have work to do.
"It's very easy to over-interpret the impact of a midterm on the next presidential race, as both 2010 and 2014 taught us", Ayres pointed out, noting that while Barack Obama had disastrous midterm elections, he still won re-election.
Much of the brush and grasses were blackened along the valleys, and many trees were still burning, a CNN crew there observed. Malibu has been ordered to evacuate, as well as Oak Park, Thousand Oaks and other areas in the Highway 101 vicinity.
When the plane landed, the pilots had trouble stopping it and it eventually came to a halt at the end of the runway. The flight was departing from Georgetown, Guyana at 2am local time and was meant to land in Toronto, Canada .
Hart hit four 3-pointers in the first half, and Kuzma hit a buzzer-beating 3 to limit Minnesota's lead to 67-65. Jimmy Butler added 24 for the Timberwolves, who dropped to 4-8 and remained winless on the road this season.
Fanned by high winds and fueled by low humidity and dry vegetation, the fires spread rapidly Thursday and overnight into Friday. The Los Angeles County Fire Department has issued mandatory evacuation orders south of the 101 freeway to Mulholland Highway.
That could politically immobilize the president, even if the Republican-majority Senate protects the President from removal. George Papadopoulos, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and Michael Flynn have all been indicted by Mueller.
If the player fails any portion of the mission they should abandon and restart mission, or load a save before the mission failed. Red Dead Redemption 2 may not be flawless , but its minor shortcomings are like tiny blemishes on a stunningly lovely face.
But she admits the couple on occasion turned to counseling, where they "learned how to talk out" problems. She says Trump followed Clinton around the stage, stood too close, and tried to diminish her presence.
The only other evidence pointing to a PS4 launch comes from, the nation where developer PUBG Corp .is headquartered. In the meanwhile, Microsoft has not stopped surprising its PUBG fans with new gifts.
NBA to Televise 2019 NBA All-Star Draft
The league found a flawless new way to conduct the All-Star Game , yet still managed to screw up a big part of it. It doesn't matter if you're first or last, you're 24 of the best in the world at that point in time .
Arsenal held at home by Sporting
Mathieu nearly gifted Arsenal the lead as he diverted Matteo Guendouzi's low cross towards his own goal before the ball was swept away.
Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism
In a later statement, police said the man assaulted police, fled on foot, then was shot while lunging at police with the knife. The other two are into the hospital including one suffering from a neck injury and is suspected to be in critical condition.
Wildfires Rage Across Northern California And Thousand Oaks
A fire official said the plan was to create a fire break along a road to prevent the flames from overpowering the neighborhood. Colton Percifield, 20, said in an interview that he awoke at friend's house in Concow to find smoke outside around 7 a.m.