Month: November 2018

The Latest: Democrat Harder ousts California GOP Rep. Denham

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Latest on Democrat Josh Harder defeating U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham in California’s farm belt and other congressional races in the state. (all times local): 7 p.m. As ballot-counting continues, Democrats gained ground in two undecided…

Graham backs bill to protect Mueller

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said that he would support a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller.”I would certainly vote for it,” he told reporters, according to …

Josh Harder ousts Rep. Jeff Denham in California

LOS ANGELES — Democrat Josh Harder has upset U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, a four-term Republican from California’s farm belt. Harder was declared the winner Tuesday as updated vote totals showed that his lead was insurmountable. It’s the fourth Republi…

Denham loses GOP seat in California

Democrat Josh Harder has defeated Rep. Jeff Denham (Calif.), a week after the midterm elections were held, knocking off a Republican long seen as vulnerable.The Associated Press called the race for Harder on Tuesda…

Democrat Harder ousts California GOP US Rep. Denham

LOS ANGELES (AP) – First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham following an updated vote count Tuesday, giving Democrats their fourth pickup of a GOP House seat in California. Harder, 32, a venture capitalist, h…

Cindy Hyde-Smith faces runoff challenge from Mike Espy for Mississippi Senate seat

For all the recount drama in some Senate races, there’s still one awaiting the actual election: Mississippi. No candidate managed to crack the 50 percent threshold in voting last week, so the state now faces a Nov. 27 runoff in the showdown to serve ou…

‘Reinsurance’ Obamacare fix wins bipartisan support in Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin III, a West Virginia Democrat who just won re-election in one of the country’s reddest states, has an idea to fix Obamacare — call in President Trump. The West Virginian is among senators on both sides of the aisle who want to br…