Kansas governor concedes defeat in Republican primary
Kansas governor concedes defeat in Republican primary
Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist. Image CNN
15 August, 2018, 13:10
In Tuesday's primaries in Vermont, former energy company executive Christine Hallquist is joining 14-year-old gubernatorial hopeful Ethan Sonnenborn on the ballot, making the race one to watch for reasons besides the age of the young candidate: Hallquist is the first openly transgender woman vying for the position. No other major political party has ever before nominated a transgender person in a governor's race.
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"Vermonters are going to elect me on the platform". 'We continue to demonstrate leadership in civil rights and how to honor and work with each other.
Hallquist has also said she 'would work toward universal primary care in Vermont and pursue a coalition of states to pursue a "Medicare for all" system'.
While Scott, a first-term governor, was popular during his first two years in office, his approval rating plummeted after he signed a bill tightening gun restrictions in April.
They included raising the age to buy firearms from 18 to 21, restricting the size of gun magazines and requiring background checks for most private gun sales. She faces a Republican incumbent, Phil Scott, who is running for his second term with history on his side - Vermonters have not thrown out an incumbent governor since 1962.
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Police said that the driver of auto , a man, was arrested at scene after the incident which took place at 7:37 a.m. Police moved bystanders away from the scene and closed roads in the area. "Officers remain at the scene", it said.
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The schedule had mostly been coordinated with North Korea and the summit would likely be held in Pyongyang, it said. The North said it was making efforts to disarm, but Mr Cho said there were no new details on those efforts.
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Jurgen Klopp has already insisted that Manchester City are by far favourites to win the Premier League again this season. Martial in the last 20 minutes could have given us the second goal but I couldn't make that change.
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Another poor service game from Halep though gave the initiative back to Stephens, who broke for 5-5 and then held for a 6-5 lead. But since then, Halep has recorded five wins on the bounce, including in Washington and Cincinnati a year ago on similar courts.
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