WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s down to two candidates in the race to lead the nation’s fourth-largest city. U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and state Sen. John Whitmire will face off in Saturday’s runoff election to be the next mayor of Houston. Whitmire and Jackson Lee, both Democrats, were the top two vote-getters in the Nov. 7 […]

LAHAINA, Hawaii — With more of the burn zone searched each day, the charred black earth and ash will soon turn pink as a “water-based glue” is applied to prevent winds and rain from kicking it up and running off into the ocean. The biodegradable, non-toxic material known as a “soil tackifier” will begin being […]

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The Georgia Senate runoff election between incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) and GOP hopeful Herschel Walker is laying bare the challenges Republicans continue to face in courting Black voters.  Republicans like Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) felt a candidate like Walker would inspire more Black Americans to vote Republican. Former President Trump called the former football […]

Electoral Violence and Voter Intimidation Before and During the Runoff The lead-up to the first round of voting on 2 October saw higher levels of political violence involving political party representatives and supporters than the 2018 election (for more on electoral violence in Brazil, see ACLED’s Election Watch report on the first round of voting). […]

The GOP is facing fierce criticism for putting up Herschel Walker as the Republican candidate for U.S. senator in Georgia. Walker is being called an “insult” to Black voters as votes are being counted in the runoff election. Walker, who is backed by former President Donald Trump, is facing Democratic candidate Raphael . . .

This transcript was created using speech recognition software. While it has been reviewed by human transcribers, it may contain errors. Please review the episode audio before quoting from this transcript and email with any questions. michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is The Daily. Today in Georgia, voters will […]

Senator Raphael Warnock already made history in 2021 when he became Georgia’s first Black senator, winning a runoff to secure a partial term. But whoever wins this year’s runoff will earn another distinction: the first Black senator to win a full six-year term in Georgia. The achievement is within reach of both Mr. Warnock and […]

ATLANTA, Dec 6 (Reuters) – A Tuesday runoff election in Georgia between Democratic U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican former football star Herschel Walker will determine whether President Joe Biden’s party can expand its razor-thin majority in the Senate. The race will also serve as a final test of Donald Trump’s clout with midterm election […]

The winner of Tuesday’s midterm election runoff for one of Georgia’s two seats in the US Senate will make history. Raphael Warnock became the first Black senator from Georgia when he won the 2020 presidential election runoff that helped tip the upper chamber into . . .

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