Deb Haaland will be replacing fellow Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham in New Mexico; Grisham's electoral seat was vacated after she made a decision to contest for governor, while Sharice Davids will Kansas GOP Representative Kevin Yoder's electoral seat.
Another fact that makes Sharice Davids win both unique and liberating is that she identifies as a lesbian; which also makes her the first openly LGBT member of Congress from Kansas.
Tlaib ran unopposed in her race to represent Michigan's 17th district and has become the nation's first Palestinian-American woman in Congress, and one of two Muslim women elected on Tuesday. Polis is also the state's first Jewish governor.
My grandmother was born and raised at Laguna Pueblo, and as I watched Tuesday night's returns come in, I imagined how she would have reacted to the sight of Haaland and Davids marching on Washington, D.C. These women refused to be silenced despite coming from humble origins, and their fortitude and resilience make them so recognizable to me. "I have never seen myself in that body of our government".
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's surprise victory in the June congressional primary in NY shook up Washington and the Democratic Party.
The 1924 Snyder Act entitled US -born Native Americans to full citizenship and the right to vote, but the Constitution left it up to each individual state to decide just who was allowed to enter the voting booth.
Election Night 2018 turned out to be a night of firsts - with groundbreaking victories for Native American, Muslim, black, gay and female candidates.
Davids ran on a very solidly democratic platform focused on pushing back on Trump, gun control, and expanding health care.
New Mexico was the last state to enfranchise Native Americans. They were granted the right to vote in 1962, almost 40 years after they were granted citizenship.
"It is such a historic time for native women. Her winning tonight will break the glass ceiling for future generations, for future young native women and girls", Mellor Willie, co-founder of 7Gen Leaders, told Time Magazine.
The developer plans for nine regions to compete through three phases during 2019, with two third-party run global competitions. Featuring universal rules and point scoring, teams of four will battle it out across Miramar and Erangel in first-person mode.
For this reason, the Department of Defense (DoD) worked closely with the sponsor on the development of this new medicine. The opioid in question is a highly potent, and risky drug that has more risks than benefits in health-care.
But no position player has ever earned an average annual value of more than $27.5 million ( Alex Rodriguez and Yoenis Cespedes). Indeed, the Nationals need starting pitching, a catcher and to upgrade their bench.
After the first of the late restarts, Harvick was on the inside and was able to keep Blaney from clearing him on the backstretch. He then recovered from a pass-through penalty and a loose tire, managing to fight his way back to a ninth place finish.
Essentially, the bed can be extended thanks to the folding rear panel that connects it with the five-seat double cab. When it enters production, a 2.0 litre TDI engine will be added, delivering 150 PS as well.
One of the issues for Indian oil companies is their requirement to sell below market to subsidize prices in their home country. The US pulled out of the agreement earlier this year as President Trump claimed he was looking for a better deal.
He then berated Acosta for the way he questioned White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in briefings. You are a rude bad person. "You should not be working for CNN". "It was not an invasion", Acosta explained.
The research found, among other things, that, over time, spanking often leads to more aggressive behavior in kids . "The good news is, fewer parents support the use of spanking than they did in the past", said Robert D.
Melbourne Cup 'tragedy' as horse reportedly put down
The horse that exited midway through the Melbourne Cup - the Aidan O'Brien-trained The Cliffsofmoher - has been euthanized. Charlie Appleby savoured an "amazing" year after becoming the first British trainer to win the Melbourne Cup .
Migrant caravan enters Mexico City to shelter at stadium
Migrants briefly blocked traffic on the busy highway to beseech passing truckers for a ride, but none offered one. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said Monday that thousands of his countrymen have returned to Honduras.
Borat makes glorious return to expose Trump voters
In a second Trump supporter's house Borat says there isn't a problem being a racist. 'I am a racist, it is nice'. She then proceeded to call Trump a "humanitarian" to which Borat agreed and gave her a high-five.
Midterms fallout: Attorney General Jeff Sessions quits
Whitaker added in the piece that "it is time for [Rod] Rosenstein...to order Mueller to limit the scope of his investigation". In this July 13, 2018 photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks in Portland, Maine.
Worldwide web inventor wants new ‘contract’ to make web safe
We have fake news , we have problems with privacy, we have people being profiled and manipulated", he said in an opening address. Accountability, he said, might involve an annual report that tests how different companies and governments are holding up.
7-Eleven joins cashierless trend with grab-and-go test
The payment feature is integrated within the 7Rewards loyalty program, allowing customers to earn and redeem coupons or rewards. About 50% of the USA population lives within one mile of a 7-Eleven, the company said.
Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida
Widespread belief in Florida that he would win easily and Trump threw his support behind DeSantis , DeSantis won the primary. Republican Ron DeSantis won Florida governor's election in part by turning the race into a referendum on Donald Trump .