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D.C., Prince George’s County polling sites disrupted by shortage of ballots, faulty equipment
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 07 Nov 2018 22:16:07 -0500

Some voters in the District and Prince George's County waited hours to vote Tuesday as officials who had underestimated voter turnout scrambled to replace ballots and broken equipment.

Hundreds of voters at Brandywine Elementary School in Prince George's County waited more than three hours for ballots Tuesday night after the ...


Let the ingrained fighting begin
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 06 Nov 2018 18:57:06 -0500

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Now is the time to take your respective corners for the next battle royale: Redistricting.

The winners of the House and Senate in Tuesday's elections know their places. Most of them have been true to their tickets most of their adult lives.

So leave it to a Democrat to ...


Jennifer Wexton defeats Barbara Comstock in Virginia House race
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:45:38 -0500

Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Wexton defeated GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock on Tuesday in one of the most expensive and closely-watched congressional races in the country, giving Democrats a key pick-up in their bid to re-take control of the House.

Networks called the race for Ms. Wexton about 50 minutes after ...


Tim Kaine wins re-election in Virginia Senate race
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:58:00 -0500

Sen. Tim Kaine won a second term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, turning aside a challenge from Republican Corey Stewart in Virginia.

Mr. Kaine, a former Virginia governor and the Democrats' 2016 vice presidential nominee, had been running well ahead of Mr. Stewart in public polling and had amassed ...


Larry Hogan wins re-election as Maryland governor
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:14:48 -0500

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan became the first Republican governor to win re-election in the state since the 1950s, rolling to victory Tuesday over Democrat Ben Jealous in a race the governor said puts a red hue on a formerly deep blue state.

Now, he says, it's time to spread the ...


Muriel Bowser wins second term as D.C. mayor
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:25:10 -0500

Tuesday's general election in the District was a rainy affair with no surprises — except for a surge in voter turnout.

With 108 of 143 precincts reporting, Mayor Muriel Bowser secured her re-election bid with 127,387 votes (76.37 percent). Libertarian challenger Martin Moulton won 5,424 votes (3.25 percent), and State ...


Tim Kaine looks to keep Democratic streak alive in Virginia
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 05 Nov 2018 17:42:09 -0500

Just a few election cycles removed from when Republicans had a solid lock on Virginia's congressional delegation, Sen. Tim Kaine is on the brink of ensuring the commonwealth is represented by two Democrats in the Senate for at least another two years.

Republicans have been shut out in statewide races ...


Election results: What’s topical, urgent and necessary
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:07:06 -0500

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Americans' midterm voting opportunities, now passe, still left some issues unattended. The least of which is whether the Fat Lady, like Tuesday's voters, is looking ahead to 2020, and the not-so-teensie cost to hire three designers — one for a scarlet affair, another for a blue-tinted outfit and a ...


Supreme Court to decide whether Bladensburg cross memorial is legal
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:41:13 -0400

The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear the case involving a cross-shaped war memorial in Bladensburg, adding a high-profile religious liberty case to what had otherwise been a rather controversy-free list of cases so far this term.

At stake in the case are perhaps thousands of other war memorials ...


Trump’s Supreme Court justices can free us from two worst judicial decisions
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:06:06 -0500

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Regardless of the composition of Congress, there is great hope for the restoration of America's exceptional Constitutional and cultural heritage because of the current make-up of the Supreme Court.

The two gravest errors in American jurisprudence may soon be corrected due to the addition of the justices nominated by ...


Barbara Comstock House campaign difficulties in Virginia mirror Republicans
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 04 Nov 2018 21:06:03 -0500

Rep. Barbara Comstock has done seemingly everything an endangered Republican House member can do to win in 2018, whether it's raising millions of dollars for her re-election campaign or standing up to President Trump to endear herself to her Northern Virginia constituents.

It still might not be enough.

Election forecasters ...


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