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.
Progressive wunderkind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has won by a landslide in New York's 14th Congressional District.
■In Tennessee, RepublicanMarsha Blackburn will become that state's first woman senator. Tlaib also becomes the first Palestinian-American in Congress and Omar the first Somali-American.
Pressley's September win had assured her victory Tuesday night, with only the unlikely possibility of a write-in candidate to defeat her.
Ocasio-Cortez, a Boston University graduate who worked for the late US Senator Edward M. Kennedy, defeated Democratic US Representative Joe Crowley in a party primary earlier this year. Missouri's Claire McCaskill and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp were both vulnerable as Democrats in deep red states, and a lot of people are pointing to their votes against Brett Kavanaugh as what cost them their elections.
Women have never held more than 84 of the 435 seats in the House.
Brazilian left reels as country lurches right
Dubbed "the Trump of the Tropics", Bolsonaro is a hard-line politician who campaigned against crime and corruption . His ascendance to power is leading many to fear the future of democracy in Brazil is in danger.
She is also a fierce abortion opponent, with an A rating from the National Right to Life movement during her time in the House.
Another two Democrats made history as the first Latinas elected to Congress from Texas, a deeply red state.
But with record numbers of women nominated for the house, the Senate and for Governor, Tuesday was always set to be a historic day for women.
"On the Democratic side, these races were viewed not only as a referendum on President Donald Trump, but also, in many cases, on his version of identity politics, which in its final days played to the fears of his base, a group that is largely white, male and Christian".
Both rode a rising wave of pro-woman sentiment to Washington as the party embraced diversity and liberal politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. In 1982, 58 per cent of women voted for Democrats and 41 per cent voted for Republicans. As candidates, women broke the rules and upended conventional political wisdom.
Ayanna Pressley became the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives for MA - a state with that has a black population of only eight percent.
Haaland will replace New Mexico Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who vacated the seat to run for governor.
Election Day brought some big and historic wins for Democrats across NY.
With the House possibly decided, during the 10 p.m. hour, the polls close on hotly contested Senate races in Montana and Nevada. Unlike 2016, however, Democrats have historical trends on their side. "Tremendous success tonight.
Marianne Gambelli, Fox News' president of advertising sales, said the commercial was pulled on Sunday "upon further review". CNN had previously determined that the Trump campaign's advertisement was racist and declined to sell airtime for it.
But the White House intends to keep the sanctions limited enough to avoid a rupture in its partnership with Crown Prince Mohammed. However the ascendancy of Prince Mohammed bin Salman changed the equations and he ended up being a critic of the establishment.
Iran has said it will defy the reimposition of sanctions , which target the country's oil exports and financial transactions. China, which has been Trump's main sparring partner on the trade front, is Iran's main oil customer.
Low, Ng and Leissner are the first individuals to be charged in the USA in relation to the scandal at the state investment arm. Leissner, who worked closely with the Malaysian fund, had been in plea talks with federal prosecutor for some time.
Georgia's centrally managed elections system lacks a verifiable paper trail that can be audited in case of problems . The racist ploy was in response to Oprah actively campaigning for Abrams in Georgia.
Though the cause of the crash is not yet known, the National Transportation Safety Board tweeted Sunday that it is investigating . They responded with several other agencies and were able to locate the helicopter around daybreak, according to the post .
The ongoing fighting between the two warring rivals, along with daily Saudi-led airstrikes, left scores of casualties. The war has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced 3 million others, according to United Nations aid agencies.
Lowe's Canadian business is based in Boucherville, Que. and has more than 630 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores. Most associates at these stores will be extended opportunities to transition to a similar role at a nearby Lowe's store.
Beckham, now a respected fashion designer, then also took to social media, posting a photo of the foursome alongside a statement. Only it's not as big as the world tour fans and press have been speculating about since February.
Cranking it up, Thomas got one to go through Rohit and take a slight edge and then disturbed Shikhar Dhawan's furniture. Carlos Brathwaite has been tasked with the responsibility of helping West Indies finish the year on a high.
IPad Pro (2018) review: laptop-killing hardware let down by iOS
There's no question about it; the iPad Pro packs a chip ready to deliver the kind of performance competitors can only dream of. The Mac Mini has a space-aged grey finish and 100% recycled aluminum, making the Mac Mini eco-friendlier than its predecessor.
Khachanov shocks Djokovic to win Paris crown
Khachanov has won all four ATP World Tour title matches he has taken place in and should go into 2019 brimming with confidence. He's never met an opponent as often Novak Djokovic , whom he plays for the 47th time in the Rolex Paris Masters semi-finals.
'Walking Dead' TV movies are in the works
The Walking Dead season nine continues next Sunday on AMC and next Monday at 9pm on FOX in the UK. I love this character [of Rick Grimes]; I love the world that we inhabit.
Amazon drops $25 free shipping minimum for holidays
The credit ratings agency noted that in the fourth quarter of 2017 alone Amazon's shipping costs amounted to $7.4 billion. While this is certainly a move by Amazon to compete with Target and Walmart , it doesn't match their offers.
US to exempt Japan from Iran oil sanctions
Pompeo said they are created to "alter the Iranian regime's behavior", especially its support of terrorist groups like Hezbollah. Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were expected to provide more details on the sanctions at a briefing Monday.