#U.S. Midterm Elections

Politics

Politics

Democrats Want To Change 181-Year-Old 'No Hat' Rule In Congress To Allow Hijabs

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The party wants House of Representatives members to be allowed to wear religious head coverings.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

WTAF!? The Moment Donald Trump Accused A Black Woman Of Racism For Asking A Question

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Donald Trump was in full flight in his 90 minute post-election news conference. By any traditional measure, it was ugly.

Politics

Politics

Journalists Leap To Defence Of CNN Correspondent Banned From The White House

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It's been another eventful Donald Trump press conference.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jack Black Performs 'The Government Totally Sucks' Outside White House

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Warning -- there's a lot of swearing in this video. And it f**kin' rocks.

Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman

If You Think The Midterms Were A Rebuke Of Trump, Think Again

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Democrats have taken control of the House and many are already vowing to take down President Trump.

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Updated

CNN Journalist's Media Pass Suspended After Heated Trump Press Conference

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U.S. President Donald Trump has long had a tumultuous relationship with the so-called 'fake news media' and it doesn't look as though it will improve anytime soon.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Seat In US Midterm Elections

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Brothel owner Dennis Hof was buried on Monday after dying in his sleep at the age of 72. 

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Updated

Trump Sacks Jeff Sessions In 'Blatant Attempt' To Undermine Russia Investigation, Say Demo

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U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, after months of unrelenting criticism over the Russia investigation.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Morrison's Money For The Pacific And Trump's Midterm 'Success'

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

'Women's Wave': All The Historic Firsts In The U.S. Midterm Elections

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It might not have been the "blue wave" of overwhelming support the Democrats were hoping for, but the midterms have been described as both a "women's wave" and a "rainbow wave", and brought with it a number of firsts.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

Democrats Win Back House In Midterms Blow To Trump

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As much as Donald Trump tries to paint the midterms as a good result, it's going to make things a lot trickier for him. But it could have been worse.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

'Bigfoot Erotica' Candidate Now A U.S. Congressman

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A Virginia man with an "anthropological" interest in Bigfoot has just been elected to Congress.

Adam Hurlburt

Adam Hurlburt

The Terrifying Candidates Up For Election In America's Midterms

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Neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, conspiracy theorists and racists: meet my country's scariest batch of candidates vying for a seat in the US Congress.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterms Live Blog: Democrats To Win House Of Reps From Republicans

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Follow along with our live blog on the results of the US midterm elections

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mark Latham To Join One Nation And Melbourne Cup Fall Out

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Polls Open In The U.S., Rights Groups On Alert For Voting Obstacles

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Voting for the midterm elections has begun across the U.S., but rights advocates said they are on the alert for ways in which votes could be suppressed.

World

World

Donald Trump Takes Credit For Stock Market Gains

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Donald Trump has taken credit for the stock market’s gains during his nearly two years in the White House, and those claims are reasonable given the impact of tax cuts and pro-business policies on investor sentiment.

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Views

A Million Minutes In Trumpland: How President Donald Looms Over The Midterms

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Has it really only been two years? As America approaches its midterm elections, November 2016 seems like a decade ago.

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Views

Joesplains: Are The Democrats About To Rock Trump's Presidency?

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Maybe, but the outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections are still a bit hazy.

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Celebrity

Celebs Unite To Urge Americans To Vote In Midterms

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Celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Gigi Hadid and America Ferrera are making a final push to encourage fans to vote in tomorrow's midterm elections in the US.

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Celebrity

Amy Schumer Shares Sweet Ultrasound Video, Urges Fans To Vote

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Amy Schumer has posted a video of her unborn foetus to Instagram and encouraged her followers to vote in tomorrow's midterm elections.

Politics

Politics

CBS Midterm Poll: House Democrats In Position To Gain But Still Face Hurdles

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It may not be easy for Democrats to take the House majority, as they have to win a string of districts in Republican territory and get strong turnout, but they head into Tuesday in position to do so -- even if narrowly.

Politics

Politics

Networks Drop 'Racist' Trump Ad As Critical Elections Near

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NBC, Fox News and Facebook pulled a controversial ad by Donald Trump’s campaign that critics had labeled racist as a bitter election fight for control of the U.S. Congress headed on Monday for an unpredictable finish.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

America Votes In Midterms And The Race That Stops Australia

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Impeachment 'Tricky' Even If Democrats Come Up Trumps At The Midterms

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The midterm elections could doom Donald Trump's leadership, or cement him in the presidency for two more years.

Charles Firth

Charles Firth

The Libs Are Losing Ground For The Same Reason America Is Tearing Itself Apart

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As the United States heads to its midterm elections on Tuesday (Wednesday Australian time), the “united” part of its name is looking pretty ironic.

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Celebrity

"Make History This Election": Rihanna Endorses Florida Democrat

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Rihanna has thrown her support behind Democrat Andrew Gillum for the upcoming midterm elections in the US.

Politics

Politics

Here's What You Need To Know About The US Midterm Elections

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The poll that could see Donald Trump's presidency seriously damaged -- but how do they work?

Politics

Politics

Twitter Deletes Over 10,000 Accounts Discouraging US Voting

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Twitter Inc. deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats.