A Democratic Rout in Orange County: Cisneros's Win Makes It Four
New York Times, 18 November at 05:30
California Democrats completed their sweep of the congressional delegation in Orange County on Saturday as Gil Cisneros defeated Young Kim, a Republican, to capture a fourth seat in what had once been one of the most conservative Republican bastions ...
Ron DeSantis Seeks Softer Tone From Trump
New York Times, 18 November at 03:34
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Since Election Day, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has been privately exhorting President Trump to Twitter-bomb his opponent, Sen. Bill Nelson, in hopes of muscling the incumbent Democrat out of a tight Senate race tangled in a recount.
The Khashoggi case just won't go away for Trump and his Saudi allies
CNN, 18 November at 03:21
(CNN) The death of Jamal Khashoggi continues to hang over the heads of both US President Donald Trump and his allied Saudi officials. On Thursday, Saudi prosecutors formally charged 11 people over the journalist's killing, five of whom will face the
Cab Drivers Refuse To Pick Up Racists After Philly Rally With Proud Boys
HuffPost, 18 November at 02:41
Racists in Philadelphia were apparently denied a quick escape Saturday after cab drivers refused them service following a far-right rally that met with emphatic opposition from anti-racist protesters. Download · Roughly two dozen people showed up to
Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff
CNN, 18 November at 02:27
Jackson, Mississippi (CNN) To have a shot at another stunner in a Senate race in the Deep South, Democrats knew their candidate, Mike Espy, needed something dramatic to shift the landscape. Then a progressive blogger posted videos in which Espy's ...
Andrew Gillum Concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida Governor's Race
New York Times, 18 November at 02:26
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee and mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the Florida governor's race on Saturday to Ron DeSantis, a former Republican congressman closely allied to President Trump, saying he was satisfied with ...
Migrants Get Cool Reception in Mexican Border Town
Voice of America, 18 November at 02:15
Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday that they didn't feel welcome in Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants were headed after more than a month on the road.
Gillum concedes in Florida gubernatorial contest
Washington Post, 18 November at 02:07
Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded, again, to Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis in the Florida governor's race, wrapping up one of the state's two fiercely contested statewide races and making an ally of President Trump the top official in the key swing state.
Top White House Official Involved in Saudi Sanctions Resigns
New York Times, 18 November at 01:41
WASHINGTON — A top White House official responsible for American policy toward Saudi Arabia resigned on Friday evening, a move that may suggest fractures inside the Trump administration over the response to the brutal killing of the dissident Jamal ...
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town
Albuquerque Journal, 18 November at 00:35
TIJUANA, Mexico — Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana. The vast majority were camped out at a sports complex, sleeping on a dirt baseball field and ...
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