Midterms 2018

Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
December 14, 2018 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners has been crunching the numbers since Election Day to get some insight into voting patterns, and it found a promising trend among young voters. Commissioner Al Schmidt compared voting, by age, from this November...
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Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people familiar with Wheeler's
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December 03, 2018 - 9:51 pm
By Scott Bronstein, Drew Griffin and Collette Richards, CNN (CNN) -- Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people...
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Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes listens to reports Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the Broward Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla.
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
November 19, 2018 - 8:25 am
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, file photo Florida Gov. Rick Scott arrives for a meeting with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and new GOP senators at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
November 18, 2018 - 5:24 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday after a bruising recount left Nelson...
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Voter Poll
Dreamstime
David Madden
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The midterm elections are over. Now what do voters expect? A new national poll examines that question. Monmouth University asked 800 adults coast to coast about the future. Pollster Patrick Murray says voters want more accountability from President Trump and...
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Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher, right, talks to an employee at the Supervisor of Elections office during a recount, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
November 16, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by...
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Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, right, shows a ballot box that was found in a rental car after the elections and turned out to only contain election day supplies, as election employees sort ballots and prepare to count them.
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
November 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and governor. One county...
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In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., goes over the rules in a television studio prior to a televised debate with U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., in Phoenix.
AP Photo/Matt York, File
November 13, 2018 - 7:55 am
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake to...
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Left: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.; Right: democratic challenger Mike Espy
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis and Rogelio V. Solis
November 12, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in...
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In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to supporters about a suspected run-off during an election night watch party in Atlanta.
AP Photo/John Amis, File
November 12, 2018 - 8:54 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy. Should his narrow lead hold over Democrat Stacey Abrams and ultimately send him to...
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