With most of the results now known, women in the United States have achieved a number of significant firsts and played a major role in shifting the figures in Congress.
With black candidates in several high-profile races - including gubernatorial candidates Andrew Gillum of Florida and Stacey Abrams in Georgia - voters nationally said by 71-24 percent it's important to elect more racial and ethnic minorities to public office and 44 percent say it's very important.
This year, women not only increased their numbers, but the new class of lawmakers also includes women from a wide patchwork of backgrounds, adding to a Congress that is expected to be more diverse.
Having turned 29 last month, Ocasio-Cortez will inch out the previous holder of the distinction, New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik, who was elected to Congress at age 30.
As first-time women candidates running in MI and IL, they were part of a surge of new Congressional candidates aiming to flip GOP-held seats in crucial swing districts.
Some of the big wins for Democrats on Tuesday were experienced leaders, like Michigan's Gov. -elect Gretchen Whitmer, who led the Democrats in the state Senate, or Kansas's Gov. -elect Laura Kelly, who has served in the Kansas state Senate since 2005.
While notable Republican successes include the first female senator elected from Tennessee and the first female governor of South Dakota, there are concerns that the overt Democrat disparity could fan the partisan divide. Tlaib also becomes the first Palestinian-American in Congress and Omar the first Somali-American.
Jared Polis easily won his bid for Colorado's gubernatorial seat Tuesday night and in doing so became the first openly gay man ever elected as governor.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's surprise victory in the June congressional primary in NY shook up Washington and the Democratic Party. About six in 10 voted for the Democrat, compared with four in 10 for the Republican. Thousands of women have upended their lives over the last two years join the army of organizers devoted to changing politics and electing Democrats in the midterms. Tlaib was famously escorted from a Trump rally in 2016 as she shouted questions at the candidate, asking him if he had ever read the constitution.
Another two Democrats made history as the first Latinas elected to Congress from Texas, a deeply red state.
Republican women were animated by their own issues, including fears of borders being overrun and a backlash to the #MeToo movement.
Women will break the current record of 84 serving at the same time in the U.S. House.
"Jones said on Tuesday night that the "new Democratic Party" is now "younger, browner" and cooler". With the GOP in control of the Senate, Trump will have a majority to confirm his executive and judicial appointments. In five states - Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Washington and Wisconsin - female candidates challenged sitting female senators.
Ilhan Omar, congresswoman-elect for Minnesota's 5th district.Rashida Tlaib, congresswoman-elect for Michigan's 13th district. The Democrat surged in the latter part of the year, polling neck and neck with Noem, but fell just short on Election Day.
Djokovic and Federer have clashed at all four Grand Slam tournaments and eight of the nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events . In the 2013 semifinals, he bounced back from a set down to beat the Swiss, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Miller, whose full name is Malcolm James McCormick, had battled with substance abuse for years, according to several reports. Days before his death, there were reports that he had broken up with his girlfriend, the singer Ariana Grande.
Victoria Beckham has bolted out of the city following the news she won't be joining her former bandmates on the road. Meanwhile, fans have been out here singing " Hi C Ya " or " I See Ya " since the '90s.
The foursome will also perform in Coventry, Sunderland, Edinburgh and Bristol, finishing at London's Wembley Stadium. The Spice Girls 1996 debut single Wannabe topped the charts in 37 countries, including the UK, US and Germany.
If victorious, Cormier plans to fight one, maybe two more times before calling it a career and becoming a full-time broadcaster. If that wasn't enough, Lewis also upped his cardio input ahead of fight night which included having a lot of sex.
Support for medical marijuana is considerably higher: A Quinnipiac University poll conducted last April put it at 93 percent. The proposal also legalized commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers subject to a 10 percent tax.
Washington announced a target to bring Iranian oil exports down to zero and urged its customers to abandon such purchases. Iranian oil accounted for about 5 percent of Japan's crude oil imports before purchases were cut.
The all-caps headline says: "AFTER FAILED HACKING ATTEMPT, SOS LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO GEORGIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY". I just want to say, Jesus don't like ugly", Oprah said in an Instagram video captioned, "The antidote to Hate...
Pilots should be highly responsible and should adhere to safety standards when it comes to both the craft, as well as themselves. The pilot later pleaded guilty before a court to being over the legal limit, and is expected to be sentenced on November 29.
The trailer of Zero will be released tomorrow on Shah Rukh's birthday. "I believe ownership makes one very small". A special mela-like set up has been erected at the mall with food and game stalls for the guests.
Dallas Keuchel wins 4th Gold Glove Award
Mookie Betts , Jackie Bradley Jr . and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox . Hilo's Wong is a Gold Glove finalist at second base in the National League along with with Colorado's D.J.
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Trial For Accused Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Begins In Brooklyn
He has been in solitary confinement in a high-security NY prison since Mexico extradited him to the United States in January 2017. The ruthless reputation of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has sparked security concerns at his upcoming US trial.
Downing Street talks down Brexit deal breakthrough reports
The UK is looking for an agreement based on an improved version of the EU's "equivalence" system of financial market access. This would avoid the EU's "backstop" solution of treating Northern Ireland differently from the rest of Britain.
Amazon is offering free shipping with no minimum purchase
That leaves Walmart as one of the only remaining e-commerce giants requiring a purchase minimum for free two-day shipping. In addition, Amazon said the number of items available for free same-day delivery to Prime members now tops 3 million.
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