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WASHINGTON | 41 Latinos in Congress, 2 races still undecided

WASHINGTON — The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 41 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when two undecided races are called. Thirty-three out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates won election in Tuesday’s contests, while six out of 15 Latino Republican candidates claimed victory. Francisco … Continue reading WASHINGTON | 41 Latinos in Congress, 2 races still undecided

NEW YORK | Cuomo lauds primary victory, says voters want results

NEW YORK— After a night of unusual silence, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made his first public remarks following his victory in Thursday’s Democratic primary, appearing at his office in Manhattan to talk about hurricane readiness and President Donald Trump — and, after prodding by reporters, his big win over Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo, who did … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cuomo lauds primary victory, says voters want results

TALLAHASSEE, Florida | Liberal Gillum, Trump-backed DeSantis win Florida primaries

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — A liberal Florida Democrat pulled off an upset victory while President Donald Trump’s favored candidate cruised to an easy win Tuesday, setting up a fierce showdown for the governor’s mansion in the nation’s largest political battleground. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, an unabashed progressive, won the Democratic primary, moving him a step away … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Florida | Liberal Gillum, Trump-backed DeSantis win Florida primaries

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Mixed success for candidates favoring Trump in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn— Basking in the afterglow of an emphatic Republican primary victory in her bid for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn proclaimed it a win for the agenda of President Donald Trump, a statement from Tennessee voters that they want to give him their full support. “We know that what Tennesseans say that … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Mixed success for candidates favoring Trump in Tennessee