Omar is a former Somali refugee who spent the last four years as a state legislator pushing a progressive agenda, including a US$15 minimum wage and subsidising higher education costs for low-income students.
According to one cost-of-living calculator, housing in D.C.is about 40 percent more expensive than it is in the Bronx borough of New York City, a part of which makes up the district Ocasio-Cortez will represent.
Sharice Davids and Debra Haaland became the first Native American women elected to Congress. Nuñez, 47, told NBC News during the closing days of the campaign that being chosen as Lieutenant Governor is "a huge source of pride for me, for my family, but most importantly for my community.".She was born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents and is now Speaker Pro Tempore of the Florida House of Representatives.
"We have made history tonight", she told cheering supporters after the result was confirmed.
Delhi air quality improves to 'very poor', curbs imposed
Due to deteriorating air quality in the national capital, authorities have declared emergency measures for 10 days starting today. The Delhi government has also been asked to deploy 400 sprinklers as a backup to mitigate any crisis.
Abby Finkenauer, congresswoman-elect for Iowa's 1st district.Cindy Axne, congresswoman-elect for Iowa's 3rd district.
One more woman will be added to the Senate - either Republican Martha McSally or Democrat Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona.
Many jumped into politics, outraged that Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, often considered the most qualified presidential candidate in history, while boasting of grope and accused of sexual misconduct. Meanwhile the Arizona senate race is too close to call, but either Republican or Democrat, the victor will be the state's first woman in the seat.
The two Democrats are the first Native American women to be elected to Congress. "She will enter Congress as a lawyer and a former mixed martial arts fighter".
In her victory speech in September, she said: "These times demanded more from our leaders and from our party".
Diversity also won the day Tuesday with a record number of women of color headed to the halls of Congress. "Let's get to work!"
"This is something new we saw from women candidates: they are not trying to focus on their resumes and tout their accomplishments and push their families aside", she said. The spotlight in the midterm elections was stolen by female candidates as a lot of them ran for office.
Voters in Virginia, New Jersey and Florida were among those contributing to a historic election, choosing at least eight first-time female candidates for Congress.
This could give mainland Britain some scope to set trade rules while keeping the province of Northern Ireland aligned with the EU. Britain wants instead to keep the whole United Kingdom in an EU customs union, but only temporarily.
But we are in a process. "I don't think there is any reason to do something really big like bring in another striker". Likewise, we'll have our work cut out on Saturday as well. "We had clear chances, they had chances as well".
The Nigerian army cited comments by US President Donald Trump to justify opening fire on Shia protesters earlier this week. When a reporter asked him about this, the president said the USA military should "consider it a rifle".
Prince Charles' presence at the church brought joy and smile to the congregation who were glad to have the Royal in their midst. Mike Ocquaye and other top Ghanaian government officials. "Some of them were happy, some of them not so happy".
He said that wasn't a huge number, proportionally, and was about the same as had been observed in previous elections. If your county does not participate in the CWPP, you can only vote at the voting precinct assigned to you.
Customers can either present their official "I Voted" sticker from the polls, or sign a pledge to vote at the counter. Free food, free drinks and a free ride to the polls are all available to MA voters this Election Day.
State forecasters project that will raise $730 million in the first five years. "The Democratic takeover of the U.S. Create a state licensing system for marijuana businesses and allow municipalities to ban or restrict them .
Burton, the adjutant general of the Utah National Guard . "I love Mayor Taylor, his incredible wife Jennie and his 7 sweet kids". Indeed, Burton underscored the fact that other Afghan forces killed the suspect who had fired on Taylor with "small arms fire".
A point certainly felt well deserved and Arsenal easily could have scored more if they had been sharper in front of goal. They created more chances with Arsenal having 12 and Liverpool 13, but putting it on frame was a struggle for both.
The untold truth of Jim Acosta
Commenting on his revoked pass on CNN , Acosta said he does think the USA government is "trying to shut us down". Acosta, in a statement , denied Sanders' statement and said he and CNN "won't back down" after the ban.
From bad to worse: Trump's media relationship frays more
It smacked of theater, given that Trump had picked pugnacious Acosta from among the crowd of reporters, to ask a question. In response - as captured by C-SPAN - Trump began, "Here we go". "But they have to come in legally".
India vs West Indies - Highlights & Stats
In 2018, Dhoni, who has also captained India to 50-over World Cup glory in 2011, managed only 245 runs at 27.22 in 17 matches. The humidity is expected to be high and there will be a bit of dew as well throughout the match.
Trump says he’ll meet China’s Xi at G-20 meeting
Trump has frequently accused China of cheapening its currency to gain a trade advantage, claims Beijing has consistently rejected. The Trump-Xi meeting would be the first since the two countries began hitting each other with import taxes earlier this year.
Early voting period ending in MA
The spike in turnout appears to be driven in part by Hispanics, according to an analysis, de Leon said. More than 1.48 million people have voted early, and more than 1.9 million people have voted by mail.