UVA shooting: Football team is uniting in grief as players and staff process tragedy after fatal shooting, coach and AD say

CNN — The last 24 hours have felt like a nightmare for University of Virginia head coach Tony Elliott, the entire football team and campus, the coach said Tuesday during a news conference. “I’m ready for somebody to pinch me and wake me up and say this didn’t happen,” Elliott said, speaking publicly for the … Read more

Inflation relief checks live online: Social Security payments, inflation expectations, housing market

Fed’s cautious inflation tone sees futures slide US stock index futures edged lower on Monday as hawkish comments from a US Federal Reserve official tempered hopes of a less aggressive pace of monetary policy tightening, reports Reuters. Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller said on Sunday that markets should now pay attention to the “endpoint” of … Read more

Arizona: Maricopa County precincts with voting problems were not overwhelmingly Republican

Comment on this story Comment PHOENIX — The voting locations that experienced problems on Election Day in Maricopa County, home to more than half of Arizona’s voters, do not skew overwhelmingly Republican, according to an analysis by The Washington Post. The finding undercuts claims by some Republicans — most notably Kari Lake, the GOP nominee … Read more

Some Republicans call for delaying Senate GOP leadership elections in challenge to McConnell

Comment on this story Comment A group of Senate Republicans on Friday called for a delay in GOP leadership elections after the party’s abysmal showing in midterm elections, a move that poses a direct challenge to Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). Four senators — Marco Rubio and Rick Scott of Florida, Josh Hawley of Missouri … Read more

US midterm elections 2022: Trump backlash grows as top Virginia Republican says ‘I could not support him’ – live | US midterm elections 2022

‘I could not support him’, top Virginia Republican says of Trump Virginia’s Republican lieutenant-governor Winsome Sears said she could not support Donald Trump if he again ran for the White House, telling Fox Business Network in an interview that the former president has become a “liability” for the GOP: “A true leader understands when they … Read more

Twitter owner Musk backs Republicans on eve of U.S. midterms

Biden’s Democrats in tough battle to keep control of Congress Musk comments unlikely to have effect on voter behavior -analyst WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Elon Musk, Twitter’s new owner, urged Americans to elect a Republican Congress in US midterms on Tuesday to counterbalance President Joe Biden’s Democrats, the first time a major social media … Read more

More than 40 million ballots cast early ahead of Election Day

Arizona’s Katie Hobbs says she ‘absolutely’ expects to be targeted by election deniers again TUCSON, Ariz. — The memory of Donald Trump supporters surrounding her home after President Joe Biden won in 2020 has stuck with Arizona Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who’s up against Trump-endorsed Kari Lake for governor in the midterm elections. After … Read more