opinion Robert Robb Arizona Republic Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 12, 2018 American politics is stuck on President Donald Trump's Wild Ride. It's time for the rest of us to get off. Trump wants American politics to be all about him, all the time. For the most part, he has succeeded. The exit polls indicate that Trump was the principal factor in how most people voted in the midterms, to express either opposition or support for him. Trump also wants American politics to be played on his terms. He is generally succeeding in that, as well. Trump is a contagious brawler Trump is a political brawler. He has turned all of American politics into a brawl. And everyone else in the game — opponents, supporters and what should be observers — into brawlers as well. After the midterms, Trump held a press conference to proclaim his political dominance. Republicans for whom he campaigned and who “embraced" him won. Republicans who failed to "embrace" him lost. More: … [Read more...] about Donald Trump wants politics to be about him. Don’t take the bait.
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U.S. Two of the more prominent faces in the 2018 midterms, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum, both gained national attention as newcomers in Georgia and Florida. To help seal the deal former President Barack Obama campaigned for the candidates in the days leading up to the election. Both will not be in the governor’s mansion next year.Gillum conceded to Florida Republican Ron DeSantis and while Abrams is holding out for a runoff against Republican Brian Kemp, she is behind by more than 70,000 votes as of Wednesday morning. Trump lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani taunted Obama about his failed pitches to voters in crucial swing races, saying the former president could learn a thing or two from President Donald Trump.“The DeSantis/Scott team won critical races in Florida. Also there was no place President Trump campaigned harder and it paid off. The big loser former President Obama looks like defeats wherever … [Read more...] about Rudy Giuliani: Obama Should Be ‘More Presidential’ Like Donald Trump, Midterm Results Proof
Deirdre Shesgreen and Eliza Collins and Nicole Gaudiano USA TODAY Published 11:27 PM EST Nov 6, 2018 WASHINGTON – Democrats moved closer to gaining a majority of House seats in Tuesday’s midterm election, which would knock Republicans from power in that chamber amid a backlash in America's suburbs to President Donald Trump. The result would end unified Republican rule in Washington and give Democrats an opportunity to block Trump’s agenda and check his power. Democrats notched key wins in suburban districts from Virginia to Colorado to Florida, according to early results in Tuesday's election. CNN and NBC News both projected they would win control. “When Democrats win – and we will win tonight – we will have a Congress that is open, transparent and accountable to the American people," California Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, told an ebullient crowd at a Democratic election watch party in … [Read more...] about Election results: Democrats closer to control of House
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Why newly funded border barriers won't look like Donald Trump's prototypes The spending bill President Trump passed last week restricts construction of new physical barriers on the Southwest border to existing designs. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Rafael Carranza, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 6:00 a.m. MT March 27, 2018 | Updated 12:31 p.m. MT March 27, 2018 CLOSE Trump Reviews Border Wall Prototypes in California and talk about how horribly the state is run by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on March 13, … [Read more...] about Why newly funded border barriers won’t look like Donald Trump’s prototypes
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Congressional candidates Hiral Tipirneni, Debbie Lesko debate health care, Donald Trump In a 30-minute debate Monday night the two women vying for the West Valley's vacant 8th District seat sparred along predictable party lines. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Ronald J. Hansen, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 8:49 p.m. MT March 26, 2018 | Updated 12:10 p.m. MT March 27, 2018 CLOSE The Republic's politics team talks the primary results for Congressional District 8, the release of documents related … [Read more...] about Congressional candidates Hiral Tipirneni, Debbie Lesko debate health care, Donald Trump