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Republican concedes in Arizona — Dems pick up Jeff Flake’s senate seat

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For the first time in the 106-year history of Arizona, a woman has won the Arizona Senate election — the first Democrat to win in the state in four decades.

Republican Martha McSally conceded to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema on Monday.

With Florida in a recount and Mississippi, the current U.S. Senate makeup for the next Congress stands at 51 Republicans to 48 Democrats.

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On CNN, Kyung Lah, senior national correspondent, said that McSally’s embrace of President Donald Trump could have cost her the seat.

“I spoke with a lifelong Republican and she told me that she simply was turned off by Trump,” Lah reported. “She didn’t care that mcsally was a woman.”

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“She didn’t care she could make history here. She wanted McSally to pay for Trump,” Lah explained.


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Kurdish forces warned they’d go to Putin and Assad if US withdrew: Former Trump envoy

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Now that President Donald Trump has made it clear that he will abandon Kurdish resistance fighters to be persecuted and killed by Turkish forces, the erstwhile U.S. allies are moving to cut a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to ensure their protection — all but wiping out U.S. support in the region.

Not only was this broadly predicted by experts, but according to The Daily Beast, former anti-ISIS special envoy Brett McGurk was warned explicitly by Kurdish officials last year that this would happen if America did not secure a deal to contain Turkey and ensure the Kurds' continuing security.

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White House finally issues response to macabre video showing Trump as mass shooter

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The White House press secretary issued a terse condemnation of a macabre online video depicting President Donald Trump gunning down media figures and Democratic rivals.

The video was shown at a conservative political event hosted at a Trump-owned hotel and attended by Donald Trump Jr. and Sarah Huckabee Sanders, whose successor as press secretary was forced to comment the morning after reports about the video began circulating online.

"Re: the video played over the weekend: The @POTUS @realDonaldTrump has not yet seen the video, he will see it shortly, but based upon everything he has heard, he strongly condemns this video," said Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary.

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Experts on middle-school bullies reveal secrets to beating Trump at his own game

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President Donald Trump is the most famous bully in the world, and some experts on middle-school bullies offered some advice to the Democratic candidates who might face him in next year's election.

Bullying peaks for most people between the ages of 12 and 14, when children become more self-conscious, and middle schoolers tend to compensate for their insecurity by siding with classmates with a higher social status, reported The New Yorker.

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