Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's close House contests seem settled — more than two weeks after Election Day.
Earlier this month, 18-year-old Saira Blair broke the record for youngest lawmaker ever elected in the state of West Virginia, after winning her seat on the state’s House of Delegates. Currently finishing her first semester of college, she may be the only elected official that had to go to class the morning after her victory. Show More Summary
College student and Republican Saira Blair, who became America's youngest state lawmaker Tuesday when she was elected to West Virginia's House of Delegates at age 18, urged her conservative peers Thursday to not be afraid to stand up for their values.
West Virginians just elected 18-year-old Saira Blair to their state Senate, making her the youngest state lawmaker in the country. Sam Brodey has more: The college freshman was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in a landslide—she earned 63 percent of the vote to her 44-year-old Democratic opponent’s 30 percent—and officially became the […]
Saira Blair, an 18-year-old who had been campaigning from her dorm room at West Virginia University, was voted into the West Virginia House of Delegates position on Tuesday, making her the youngest state lawmaker in America. Celebrate! But then be afraid. Read more...
Saira Blair, 18, has won a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates, making her the youngest state lawmaker in the country. Last May, Blair defeated an incumbent fellow Republican while she was still a high school senior and too young to actually vote for herself. Show More Summary
The Republican Wave lifted many boats last night, including that of 18-year-old Saira Blair. The college freshman was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in a landslide—she earned 63 percent of the vote to her 44-year-old Democratic opponent's 30 percent—and officially became the youngest lawmaker in the country. Show More Summary
Eleanor Holmes Norton is amid a campaign for her 13th term as the District’s congressional delegate, and while the Democrat is not expected to encounter much difficulty on Nov. 4, she is taking nothing for granted. Hence, an Internet campaign that includes this spot seen Tuesday on Washington City Paper’s Web site: Whoa, whoa, whoa […]
Should the new maps produce a congressional delegation that more closely resembles the state's partisan preferences, it is likely that Democrats will gain 2-3 seats in the House. The post BREAKING: Federal Court Strikes Down One Of The Most Aggressive Gerrymanders In The Country appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Supreme Court of the United States may be poised to give the Republican Party a big gift -- more seats in Arizona's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives. The post The Supreme Court Just Took A Case That Could Make Partisan Gerrymandering Even Worse appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Diary rescue from Sunday. This is Francee's first post at Blue Jersey. You might like to know that every Democrat in the NJ House delegation is a co-sponsor of this HR-1565, backed by the Brady Campaign, founded by President Reagan's late press secretary James Brady and his wife Sarah. Show More Summary
Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates passed a resolution Thursday that would authorize the chamber to hire legal counsel to defend the sate's gay marriage ban. In January, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced he would not be defending...
The Virginia House of Delegates yesterday approved a resolution co-authored by loony tunes Rep. Bob Marshall that authorizes the chamber to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban with its own lawyers. Attorney General Mark HerringShow More Summary
It had been 22 years since the last time a member of the Bay State's U.S. House delegation lost a renomination bid; only two of 220 incumbents have lost a primary since 1972.
UH-60(click to view full) Croatia’s Jutarnji list reports that a proposed helicopter swap deal was discussed during an Aug 14/14 meeting between high-ranking Croatian defense personnel and a delegation from the US House of Representatives. The goal is to offer the Ukraine near-term assistance, while bringing Croatian forces closer to NATO standards. Under the deal… […]
The President is sending three White House officials to the funeral service of Michael Brown in St. Louis on Monday: Leading the group for Monday's service will be the chairman of the My Brother's Keeper Task Force, Broderick Johnson. My Brother's Keeper is an Obama initiative that aims to empower...
At the American Bar Association's annual meeting on Tuesday, the House of Delegates (the organization's policy body) unanimously approved a resolution denouncing anti-gay laws as human rights violations and calling for repeals of those laws. Read the resolution: RESOLVED, That...
Leaders of African nations are streaming into town this week for the multi-nation summit the White House is hosting, but the official delegations should rest assured that their interests have long been well-tended to here in the U.S. A legion of A-listers, from Oprah to Madonna to Brangelina, has Africa’s back, making the continent one of […]
National Law Journal, Legal Education Due For a Makeover: ABA's House of Delegates Prepares to Vote on a Sweeping Revision of its Accreditation Standards: To protect their accreditation, law schools will be under pressure to more closely assess student achievement and provide students with more practical skills training under a...
Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) took a contradictory tack to her Democratic colleagues multiple claims that House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) lawsuit against President Barack Obama is a "march toward impeachment." On CSPAN'sShow More Summary