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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to supporters at a Democratic Party event in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) 

Suburban voters turned out in big numbers Tuesday to back Democratic candidates, continuing a trend of once GOP-friendly suburbs turning blue


​​​​​Kentucky Deputy Attorney General J. Michael Brown will lead Beshear's transition team. 

With 100% of precincts reporting, Democrat Andy Beshear led by 5,333 votes, in the race for Governor, out of more than 1.4 million. While Republican incumbent Matt Bevin wasn't throwing in the towel, some prominent Kentucky Republicans conceded that Beshear won. 


Justin Vahl of Montgomery, IL speaks during a press conference Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP) 

Justin Vahl, one of the adults at the child's party, walked into the restaurant with a group of nearly 20 people — some as young as 5 years old — and the host promptly asked what race he was


In this Oct. 11, 2019, file photo, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) 

Testimony from former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, released on Monday, offered a first word-for-word look at the closed-door House impeachment hearings



In just a year from now, voters will decide whether to grant President Donald Trump a second term in office or to give one of his Democratic rivals the opportunity to shape America's policy agenda


In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke listens during a gun safety forum in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) 

The former Texas congressman states that his campaign does not have the means to move forward and that his withdrawal is in the best interests of the country


Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) 

"People are very frustrated. People want this administration to go... But we have to do it in the right way. Because if we don't do it in the right way, we will simply empower him and help him to be re-elected."


House Rules Committee member Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif., argues a point (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 

The tally was 232-196, with all Republicans who voted opposing the resolution and just two Democratic defectors joining them


(AP Photo/Richard Drew) 

The Fed's move reduces the short-term rate it controls — which influences many consumer and business loans — to a range between 1.5% and 1.75%


2020 presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, participated in a forum by formerly incarcerated leaders at historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa., on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 (Miguel Martinez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) 

Statement honors the life and contributions of Congressman Elijah Cummings


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