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In this file photo, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, questions witnesses during a House Intelligence Committee impeachment inquiry hearing on Capitol Hill November 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Democratic Party tries to decide between Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York and Tony Cardenas of California to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as the party debates what led to unexpected losses in 2020.

2020 lessons, Democratic divisions define race for DCCC chair

In this file photo, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, questions witnesses during a House Intelligence Committee impeachment inquiry hearing on Capitol Hill November 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Democratic Party tries to decide between Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York and Tony Cardenas of California to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as the party debates what led to unexpected losses in 2020.

November 23, 2020, 6:02am Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats will have to beat the odds, and history, if they are to keep the majority in 2022. Read story

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Joe Biden won 3 of every 4 mail ballots in Pennsylvania. Trump won 2 of 3 votes cast in person. What does that mean for the future?

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

November 22, 2020, 4:00pm Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvanians were deeply divided this election. And it wasn’t just whom they voted for — it was in how they cast their votes. Read story

After Trump’s embrace, Saudi Arabia may find Biden is not so bad

November 22, 2020, 1:29pm Politics

WASHINGTON — Under Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia got all the attention it could have wanted from the U.S. — and more. While a Biden presidency looks certain to end the love-fest, the kingdom’s leaders may not mind as much as one might think. Read story

A detainee's drawing shows a question mark within a uterus. A growing number of women allege medical abuse, including forced sterilizations, at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia.

ICE is deporting women amid criminal investigation into Georgia doctor

A detainee's drawing shows a question mark within a uterus. A growing number of women allege medical abuse, including forced sterilizations, at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia.

November 22, 2020, 1:28pm Politics

WASHINGTON — Four months ago, a Honduran immigrant named Jackelin was taken from Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia to see a local gynecologist. Read story

Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock, left, and Jon Ossoff, right, gesture toward a crowd during a campaign rally on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Marietta, Ga.

Georgia’s Senate candidates run as dynamic duos. Will it work?

Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock, left, and Jon Ossoff, right, gesture toward a crowd during a campaign rally on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Marietta, Ga.

November 22, 2020, 1:26pm Politics

MARIETTA, Ga. — Standing on the bed of a pickup truck, the Rev. Raphael Warnock told hundreds of cheering Democrats on Sunday that Georgia was positioned to do a “marvelous” thing: send the Jewish son of immigrants and a Black pastor reared in a Savannah housing project to the U.S.… Read story

Trump’s Latino support was overlooked by pollsters that lack diversity

November 22, 2020, 1:26pm Politics

The polling industry is again trying to understand why some of its predictions for 2020 went so wrong, particularly the Latino vote in key states. It may have to look no further than the racial makeup of the pollsters themselves. Read story

President-elect Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, speaks at The Queen theater, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

Biden’s 1st Cabinet picks expected Tuesday amid roadblocks

President-elect Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, speaks at The Queen theater, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

November 22, 2020, 1:23pm Latest News

President-elect Joe Biden's first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration. Read story

State climate action unlikely after Democrats fail to flip legislatures

November 22, 2020, 12:45pm Nation & World

Amid predictions of a November Democratic election sweep, climate leaders in states including North Carolina, Arizona and Pennsylvania were hopeful they could finally pass legislation to bolster clean energy, cut emissions and limit fossil fuel development. Read story

Candidates in Clark County must follow rules for closing up shop after elections

November 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Candidates from Clark County who sought seats in the federal or state government raised $10.45 million during the 2020 election cycle. Read story

Prices on fireworks could increase if tariffs on personal and consumer fireworks are put in place by the Trump administration.

Clark County to consider limits on types of fireworks that can be discharged

Prices on fireworks could increase if tariffs on personal and consumer fireworks are put in place by the Trump administration.

November 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County Council will soon consider an ordinance that would limit the types of fireworks that can be discharged in unincorporated areas. Read story