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Democratic Governor Phil Murphy Narrowly Wins Re-Election In New Jersey

Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy narrowly fended off an election challenge from Republican former State Senator Jack Ciattarelli, returns showed on November 3,...

Democrat Eric Adams Wins Election As New York City Mayor

Democrat Eric Adams has been elected New York City mayor, defeating Republican Curtis Sliwa on November 2 in a contest far easier than...

Republican Glenn Youngkin Wins Virginia Gubernatorial Election

Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated former Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe in Virginia's high-profile election on November 2 for governor, flipping control of a state...

In Major Victory For Democratic Party, California Governor Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Election

A Republican-led bid to recall Governor Gavin Newsom of California ended in defeat, as Democrats in the nation’s most populous state closed ranks against a small...

Ebrahim Raisi Inaugurated As Iranian President

Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in as the new President of Iran on August 5 during an inauguration ceremony in the country's parliament. The 60-year-old...

Iranian Presidential Elections Heats Up As Two Main Contenders Register

Two of the main contenders to become the next Iranian President, Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi and former parliament speaker Ali Larijani,...

Pro-Donald Trump Rioters Storm Capitol In Attempted Coup

Pro-Donald Trump rioters overwhelmed the Capitol Police and stormed Congress on January 6, interrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College win...

Georgia Senate Runoff Election Analysis

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority, as final votes were counted on January 6, serving...

2020 US Senate Race List

Elections to the US Senate will be held November 3, 2020, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested...

2020 Election: Promising Early Vote Numbers Boost Joe Biden’s Chances In Texas

Less than a week before Election Day, Joe Biden is tantalizingly close to a prize that has eluded generations of Democratic presidential...

2020 Election: Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Democrats Regarding Vote-By-Mail Challenges In North Carolina, Pennsylvania

The US Supreme Court on October 28 dealt setbacks to Republicans by allowing extended deadlines for receiving mail-in ballots in next Tuesday’s...

2020 Election: Backers of QAnon On Path To Congress

More than two dozen candidates for Congress in the November 3rd elections have endorsed or given credence to QAnon or promoted QAnon...

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OurWeek In Politics (February 2, 2022-February 9, 2022)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1. New York, New Jersey, & Several...

Supreme Court Upholds Alabama Challenge To Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, allowed a congressional map drawn by Alabama Republicans to remain in place on February 7, freezing a...

House of Representatives Passes Bill to Avert Temporary Government Shutdown

The US House of Representatives on February 8 approved legislation to fund federal government agencies through March 11 and avoid a chaotic shutdown of many...

New York, New Jersey, & Several Other States Rollback Mask Mandates, Other COVID Mandates as Omicron Surge Recedes

Governor Kathy Hochul will drop New York’s stringent indoor mask mandate on February 9, ending a requirement that businesses ask customers for...