Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage.

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In this edition: The voting wars of 2018 are rolling into the voting wars of 2020, as both parties prepare to play hardball from their differing camps. And as Republicans wash into the sea in Orange County, focus turns to 2020 states like New Hampshire, where a new landscape awaits the 2020 candidates. Meantime, another threat to Democratic unity?

The president also mocked a House Democrat who criticized the acting attorney general, deriding the lawmaker, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), as “little Adam Schitt” in a tweet.

“The law as it stands says that he received an adequate number of votes to become the governor of Georgia,” she told CNN on Sunday. “But we know sometimes the law does not do what it should.”

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Trump won’t believe his own intelligence community — again

A new CIA report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Trump still doesn't want to believe it.

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Half of the opposition to Pelosi is from her non-incumbent right flank

It could be a harbinger of what's to come in 2020

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Trump actually admitted a mistake — mostly

In an interview with Fox News, he says, "I should have" visited Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

Even in this hyperpartisan era, many voters ended up on both sides in the midterm elections, voting for Democrats and Republicans in different races.

The exhausting review of ballots in three statewide races allowed both parties to hone their political and legal strategies.

The three-term senator acknowledged defeat after coming up some 10,000 votes short in a recount, giving the Republican governor a victory and increasing the GOP’s majority for next year.

Nancy Pelosi's push for support in her bid to become House speaker appears to be yielding results.

“Look, it’s going to be up to him . . . I would not get involved,” Trump said in a wide-ranging interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

The CNN correspondent infuriated President Trump, but May Craig, Sam Donaldson, Helen Thomas and Sarah McClendon irritated his predecessors in the Oval Office.

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The Trump presidency has seen faster growth in counties that Hillary Clinton won.

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The president appeared shaken after touring the ravaged town of Paradise. The death toll rose to 76 in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Nancy Pelosi is confident she can put down a Democratic insurrection in a fight with implications for the party, the 2020 campaign and deciding who takes on President Trump.

But the Tallahassee mayor said "this fight continues" after a contentious battle for the state's top post with Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis.

Avenatti said that the dispute involves his old firm, and that the spreading news is an attempt at character assassination.

Democrats are caught in a debate over what kind of immigration system they stand for in the Trump era.

The President claims he can convince some Republicans to support the Democratic senator for speaker of the House.

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“This is not reflective of the American public,” said New York Rep. Elise Stefanik as the dwindling number of GOP congresswomen try to win over female voters.

The president wants $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, suggesting he may not sign a bill to keep the government open past Dec. 7 without it.

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