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jeff-sessions-110818.jpg Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering running for his old Alabama Senate seat in 2020 after being fired as the nation's top law enforcement official on Wednesday.

kemp-official-110818.jpg Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp tendered his resignation Thursday as votes continue to be counted in his race for Governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams. In a letter to current Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Kemp said he is resigning to focus on the transition to his gubernatorial administration.

california-music-bar-110818.jpg At least 13 people, including the gunman were killed in a series of mass shootings in the United States. A police officer is among those killed at a country music bar in California, late Wednesday night. Police said the shooter has been identified as Ian David Long, 28, but the motive behind the attack is not yet confirmed. The shooting began at about 11:20 p.m. at the Borderline Bar & Grill in

ruth-bader-110818.jpg Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized early Thursday morning after suffering a fall in her office Wednesday evening. A statement from the Supreme Court said Ginsburg initially went home after falling but experienced discomfort and subsequently went to George Washington University...

us-iran-shipping-110818.jpg In an effort to reinforce US sanctions on Iran, the State Department warned all ports and insurance companies in the world not to deal with Iranian ships, calling it a "floating liability." The "toughest ever" US sanctions against Iran came into force on Monday. They target critical sectors of Iran's economy, including oil exports and energy sector, port operators, shipping and shipbuilding sect

jimacosta-trump-110818.jpg After a tumultuous post-election news conference that included tense exchanges between President Donald Trump and reporters, the White House suspended the press credentials of a CNN journalist, calling his behavior "disgusting and outrageous."

jeffsessions-101518.jpg Just a day after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has fired embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday. Sessions, who faced repeated criticism from Trump for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, said in a letter he was submitting his resignation at the president's request.

donald-trump3-110718.jpg With Democrats projected to have retaken control of the House in Tuesday's midterm elections, President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday he is willing to work across the aisle on certain issues. Trump cited drug prices, infrastructure and trade as areas of potential compromise but argued bipartisanship...

trump-pelosi-110718.jpg As the results of the midterm elections came in, President Donald Trump endorsed House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for the post of House Speaker and promised support across party lines if she lacks support from her own party. "In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats," Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning.

capitol-cracked-110718.jpg Capitol Hill has been far from the most productive workplaces in recent years and seems poised for even more gridlock following the results of Tuesday's highly anticipated midterm elections. Current projections point to mixed government in Washington, D.C., with Democrats taking control of the House and Republicans expanding their majority in the Senate.

capitol-building-110618.jpg With the highly anticipated midterm elections underway across the nation, U.S. voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide control of both the House and the Senate. Recent analysis shows Democrats are likely to retake control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, while...

Facebook Inc. (FB) said it has blocked 115 social media accounts as part of its efforts to prevent interference, ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. Facebook said in a blog post on Monday that it was alerted by U.S. law enforcement about online activity that is believed to be linked to foreign entities....

menendez-senate-110518.jpg Reflecting a shift by independent voters, the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll show Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has pulled out to a significant lead in the New Jersey Senate race.

billnelson-110518.jpg Results of two separate polls released on the eve of Election Day show Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has seen a slight increase in his lead in the Florida Senate race. A Quinnipiac University poll showed Nelson with a 51 percent to 44 percent lead over Republican Governor Rick Scott.

claire-mccaskill-110518.jpg Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has a slim lead in her race for re-election, according to the results of a NBC News/Marist poll released on the eve of the midterm elections. The poll showed McCaskill with a 47 percent to 44 percent lead over Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley.

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