The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count that dragged on for almost a week after voters went to the polls on November 6.
Democrat Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has officially won Arizona's open Senate seat, nearly a week after the midterm congressional elections, reducing Republicans' net gain in the chamber to a single seat.
It is the first time a Democrat has held a Senate seat in Arizona since 1995, and ensures the Democrats will fill at least 47 of the Senate's 100 seats, with Florida's race going to a recount and MS awaiting the results of a run-off later this month.
"I think it's over", said Chuck Coughlin, a veteran Republican strategist in the state, crediting Democrats' turnout operation, particularly among early voters. For if you choose not to acknowledge the changing nature of your community and allow instead extremists to fill the space that is created by the natural movement of change then Arizona could also be your future. "These women who act like staying at home, leeching off their husbands or boyfriends, and just cashing the checks is some sort of feminism because they're choosing to live that life", she claimed "That's bulls***".
Kyrsten Sinema marks a lot of firsts...
McSally tweeted her congratulations and said: "I wish her success".
In fact, her 54,000-vote lead over Republican Frank Riggs is larger than the one that Sinema had over McSally. Arizona law requires the Governor to appoint someone from the same party to the seat - Ms. McSally could still end up being a Senator next year.
Crude oil is doing something it hasn't done in years Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $77,18 a barrel at 0518 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0,2 percent, from their last close. US sanctions on Iranian crude oil exports would take effect on November 4, prompting more countries to cut imports from Iran.
Ms. Sinema started out in politics as a liberal activist and spokeswoman for the Green Party. McSally argued that she would protect patients, despite her vote on the bill that would have removed many of those protections. Last week, Trump mocked Flake and boasted about retiring him, telling reporters at a post-election news conference, "I'm very proud of it; I did the country a great service". "She wanted McSally to pay for Trump", Lah explained. Attack ads by both sides clogged the airwaves for months. McSally is a retired Air Force colonel and was the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat.
Sinema, a member of the centrist Blue Dog caucus in the House, had campaigned as a moderate. Gabby Giffords after she was wounded in a 2011 assassination attempt.
Even without a final resolution to the race, Scott was heading to Capitol Hill to prepare to become a Senator in January.
Kyl said he'd only serve through January 3, which would mean the state's Republican governor, Doug Ducey, would get to select another senator.
McSally's campaign and state-level GOP officials ignored national Republicans' tactics of casting doubt on the election's results.
Flake was an outspoken critic of Trump and announced in 2017 that he would not seek re-election, acknowledging he could not win a GOP primary in the current political climate.
Charles Larson, a former chairman of the Iowa Republican Party, said Whitaker has briefed Trump and done "an impressive job". He has been on the record saying that the scope is too broad, that Mueller should not be investigating associates of Trump.
Yet, an FBI investigation into alleged corruption at Tallahassee City Hall hurt his chances of winning the election. The Tallahassee mayor conceded the race to Republican Ron DeSantis in a televised concession speech around 11 p.m.
Sessions was defeated by Democrat Colin Allred , a medical marijuana supporter who has criticized Sessions' anti-pot prejudices. It came as the state was still setting up its medical marijuana system, which voters approved by a wide margin two years ago.
Trump later said he would instead sit down with him formally later this month at a world leaders' summit in Buenos Aires. French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the Paris Peace Forum in Paris , France, on November 11, 2018.
The humiliating defeat to the Champions League minnows leaves Liverpool's hopes of progressing to the knockout stages in tatters. Milan Pavkov scored twice in seven first-half minutes to hand Red Star their first Champions League victory in 26 years.
Jimmy Butler will play against the Timberwolves - as a Sixer - for the first time when the Sixers host the Wolves on January 15. After one season in Minnesota, Butler wanted out after the team made it clear it would not offer him a max contract extension.
A very warm welcome to the live blog of the first T20I between India and West which will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Pant is expected to fulfil the wicket-keeping responsibilities while Karthik could take on one of the positions in the outfield.
It was a blow, of course". "It is more that Jurgen Klopp tried to change his team around a little bit and it did not work". Following the Reds travels to Serbia, Jurgen Klopp was probably expecting to be able to rotate heavily for this game.
And everyone living in the United States was assumed to be a citizen of the U.S. --unless some other citizenship was established. And so there's a case that occurs in the late 19th century that is a flawless example of this gap between ideals and reality.
A political surrogate for Mr Gillum's white Republican rival Ron DeSantis was meanwhile accused of using a racial "dog whistle". How it would happen: Forget the polls; Democrats are favored to take back the House for more reasons than that.
He said he was speaking only for himself and he hoped Republicans might join as plaintiffs if a lawsuit goes forward. Last month, Trump said on the Fox News program Fox and Friends, "Matt Whitaker's a great guy".
Trump has made similar arguments, particularly in urging Nato's European members to increase its share of defence spending. The tension overshadowed the two presidents' latest meeting Saturday at the French presidential palace.
In return, the Islamists halted their protests, which had blocked roads and brought life to a standstill in parts of the country. He also called for asylum from US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the clip.
That put the county just shy of 36 percent turnout with two full days of early voting , and Election Day itself, to go. With a predicted turnout of 30%, that means only 35,000 voters may be heading to the polls on Election Day.
Pittsburgh sits atop the AFC North at 6-2-1 and on track for a first-round bye despite not having its three-time Pro Bowl back. The Steelers explored dealing Bell before the October 30 trade deadline, but no deal was possible without his signature.
However, United started with three defensively minded midfielders: Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini. Fernandinho is 34 next May and his age has left Manchester City scouring the globe for a suitable replacement.
The object's flat, elongated shape and reddish colour is from outside our solar system, according to the researchers. Astronomers were baffled, eventually settling on the term "interstellar object", the Washington Post reported .
To disobey the Queen decided Kate Middleton, who is secretly preparing a surprise party for a pregnant wife of Prince Harry . This year, as a married woman, Meghan will automatically be taking part in the holiday activities at Sandringham.
Similarly, the team understood that a solid defense could key on Thomas in the postseason and leave them fighting with one hand. Although he'll take a backseat to Thomas, there's a major opportunity due to the lack of depth at receiver on the Saints now .
The brothel where his body was found is where National Basketball Association player Lamar Odom was found unconscious in 2015. When Hof died, it was already too late to remove his name from the ballot, and ballots had already been printed and mailed.
City goalkeeper Ederson upended striker Danny Ings and the former Liverpool striker scored with the spot-kick. Mateo Kovacic has urged Chelsea to avoid a Liverpool-style slip up in the Europa League this week.
City, one of Hughes' former sides, were rampant and all but wrapped the game up with three goals in the opening 18 minutes. Alvaro Morata scored twice as unbeaten Chelsea climbed to second with a 3-1 victory against Crystal Palace.
Can you imagine if he didn't become a Justice of the Supreme Court because of her disgusting False Statements . Committee investigators tracked her down and found she lives in Kentucky, not California.