The Latest: Democrats focusing on Mississippi US Senate race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.

Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore ...

The Latest: Democrats focusing on Mississippi US Senate race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.

Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore ...

Melania Trump calls for Mira Ricardel firing

WASHINGTON — In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump is publicly calling for the dismissal of a top White House National Security Council official.

After reports circulated Tuesday that the president had decided to remove Mira Ricardel from the NSC, the first lady's spokeswoman issued a statement saying: "It is the ...

Premier: Romania ready for EU presidency amid EU criticism

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's prime minister dismissed suggestions Tuesday that the country isn't prepared to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union next year, despite criticism from the bloc that the country is backsliding on democratic reforms.

"I assure you that Romania is ready... logistically and from ...

Premier: Romania ready for EU presidency amid EU criticism

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's prime minister dismissed suggestions Tuesday that the country isn't prepared to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union next year, despite criticism from the bloc that the country is backsliding on democratic reforms.

"I assure you that Romania is ready... logistically and from ...

Impeachment focus back on W.Va. court after justice resigns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Now that a suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice has resigned, lawmakers are turning their attention to a panel of justices that had cut off pending impeachment trials.

After Justice Allen Loughry's resignation, the state Senate wants to revisit an Oct. 11 order halting the Legislature's ...

Melania Trump’s office calls for firing of top Bolton deputy

The office of first lady Melania Trump said Tuesday deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel should be dismissed from her post, an extraordinary call that came as President Trump considers further shakeups to his Cabinet after the departure of Jeff Sessions as attorney general.

Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from US

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee says he was unjustly detained and faces danger if sent back to El Salvador.

Manuel Duran spoke publicly about his case Tuesday for the first time since his arrest at ...

How to Stop Corporate Virtue-Signaling Before It’s Too Late

Josh Dehaas, Quillette
Just before Halloween, the U.S. streaming giant Hulu sent out a tweet: If you're dressing up for #Huluween this year, this is your reminder to wear a costume that is culturally appropriate and respectful to others. Let's celebrate the holiday in a way that we can all enjoy.

Will Dems Work With Us or Just Play Politics?

Sen. Mitch McConnell, FOX News
Last Tuesday I was proud to see that the American people voted keep Republicans in control of the U.S. Senate. But we also learned that, come January, the Republican Senate majority will be dealing with a House of Representatives under Democratic control.

GOP leadership battle pits McCarthy against Jordan for House minority leader spot

Lawmakers are returning to Washington on Tuesday for the first time in more than a month and with control of the House flipping to the Democrats after the midterm elections, Republicans are readying themselves for an impending internal struggle on Wednesday over who will assume leadership of a party that is in the minority for the first time since 2011.

Trump eyes post-midterm shakeup

President Trump appears poised to make high-level staff changes in his administration, including replacing White House chief of staff John Kelly, as he gears up for his reelection campaign in 2020.The next top offi...

Dems urge Florida to break vote-count deadline to review all ballots

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Tuesday urged Florida election officials to ignore a Sunday deadline for the ongoing vote recount, saying the deadline was meant for presidential elections, not Senate races.

"If it takes a little while to count them, count them we must. That's what democracy demands," ...

If Sex Isn’t Fixed, Why Is Age?

Dennis Prager, American Greatness
Emile Ratelband, a 69-year-old motivational speaker in the Netherlands, has petitioned a Dutch court for permission to change his legal age by altering his birth certificate to show he was born 20 years later than he really was -- to legally make him 49 rather 69 years old.

Ending Election Fraud

Daniel Sobieski, American Thinker
Enough is enough. Election after election, boxes of Democrat ballots show up in counties run by Democratic election supervisors to benefit Democratic candidates who, once they steal their opponent’s election night victory, will join the chorus warning of Russian interference in our elections.