Politics Nov 16

A woman sets up tables for hand counting ballots on Nov. 15, 2018, as Palm Beach County did not meet the midterm recount deadline in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images
Hand recount begins for tight Florida Senate race

A hand recount began Friday in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by fewer than 13,000 votes out of more than 8 million…

Politics Nov 14

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer look on during a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino veterans of the Second World War on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters
McConnell, Schumer re-elected as Senate party leaders

Senators chose Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for another term leading Republicans and Chuck Schumer for Democrats in closed-door party elections Wednesday lacking the high drama underway on the House side in the midterm election fallout.

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