Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

Ilhan Omar could become first Somali-American in Congress after primary win

JUST WATCHEDIlhan Omar: She escaped war, then ran for officeReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHIlhan Omar: She escaped war, then ran for office 01:27 (CNN)Ilhan Omar, a progressive state legislator, will win the Democratic primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, CNN projects.Backed in her race by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Omar — who came to the US more than…

Read More

Georgia Primary 2018: Channel 2 is your home for all-day election coverage

Georgia Primary 2018: Channel 2 is your home for all-day election coverage

‘)).children(‘.add-play-icon’).removeClass(‘add-play-icon’); A.use(‘anvato-video-player’, function(A){ var adjustCarousel = function() { var carousel = EP.Clients.CMG.MIXEDMEDIA.carousels[mixedMediaContainerId]; if( carousel ){ /* Adjust carousel height */ carousel.redraw(); } }; vidContainer.empty(); AnvatoVideoPlayer.loadVideoByLatestVersionAnvatoJS(vidContainerId, config); var log = ‘/——– Video AD Targeting ———/n’ + ‘{n’ + ‘ “video_title”: “What are Midterm Elections?”,n’ + ‘ “adunit”: “/12523293/Atlanta_TV/wsbtv_web_default/news/local”,n’ + ‘ “sky”: “Scattered Clouds”,n’ + ‘ “weather”:…

Read More

Idaho primary: Paulette Jordan wins Democratic nomination for governor, will face Lt. Gov. Brad Little

Idaho primary: Paulette Jordan wins Democratic nomination for governor, will face Lt. Gov. Brad Little

Paulette Jordan speaks in Las Vegas in January. (John Locher/AP) BOISE, Idaho — Paulette Jordan wants to become this state’s first Democratic governor in more than 20 years — and its first female governor, and first Native American governor. If she wins, she’d also be the first Native American governor in the country. On Tuesday…

Read More

Primary elections: Pennsylvania crucial to Democratic hopes for winning House majority

Primary elections: Pennsylvania crucial to Democratic hopes for winning House majority

Scott Wallace, center, a candidate for Congress, poses with voters in Morrisville, Pa. (David Weigel/The Washington Post) Democrats kept a close eye on Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, a pivotal state as the party seeks to make gains and possibly take control of the House in November’s midterm elections. Opposition to President Trump, a redrawn congressional…

Read More

Ohio primary: Cordray and DeWine to face off in governor’s race in November

Ohio primary: Cordray and DeWine to face off in governor’s race in November

In race after race on Tuesday, Democrats voted to support the more electable-looking candidate to stop Republicans. In Ohio, voters set up one of the year’s marquee gubernatorial races with the choice of Democrat Richard Cordray, who ran the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under President Barack Obama, over former congressman Dennis Kucinich to face longtime…

Read More