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January 11, 2019 3:36 PM Out Texas lawmakers form state’s first LGBT caucus

Five out Democrats in Texas have formed the first LGBT+ caucus in the state’s legislature. The five lawmakers came together to launch the first official LGBT+ caucus, which will fight for equal rights in the traditionally-conservative, Republican-controlled state. The LGBT+ caucus will be chaired by state representative Mary González, who was only the second 128

January 4, 2019 3:26 AM US House passes bill to END government shutdown

THE NEW Democratic-held US House has ignored the threat of a Donald Trump veto and approved a bill to end the partial government shutdown for several agencies with funding until September 30. The House vote on Thursday night was partly a political ploy by the Democrats to put pressure on Senate Republicans, who voted in the build-up to the partial government 138

December 5, 2018 4:21 PM George HW Bush funeral: Where will George Bush Snr be buried? Will it be with his wife?

THE state funeral of former President George H W Bush is underway in Washington - but where will Mr Bush Senior be laid to rest and will it be with his wife Barbara? World leaders and dignitaries are paying their respects to the 41st US President in a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral, beginning at 4pm GMT (11am EST). Mr Bush Snr died at the age of 94 on Friday 115

November 19, 2018 2:28 AM ‘I would give myself A+’ Donald Trump praises his performance following midterm elections

DONALD TRUMP gave himself an A+ grade for his performance as President during an interview which aired on Sunday, claiming he was the reason for the Republicans’ success in the Senate during the midterm elections. While speaking about the crunch elections, Trump branded the results as another “historic” moment for the Republican party and bragged about 75

November 17, 2018 11:36 PM Florida mid-terms: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum has admitted defeat to his Republican rival in the race to be named Florida's governor - for the second time. Mr Gillum, who hoped to be Florida's first black governor, congratulated Ron DeSantis in a tweet, 10 days after he first conceded the 6 November election. He withdrew the initial concession after Mr DeSantis's lead narrowed 67

November 7, 2018 12:10 PM Florida midterm elections result: Trump hails VICTORY as Governor Ron DeSantis wins

MIDTERM RESULTS are still being counted across several states, and President Donald Trump has congratulated Governor Ron DeSantis before the official votes have been announced. US residents are waking up to the midterm election results, in what is a big change for US congress. The Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, whilst Republicans 105

November 7, 2018 12:00 PM Midterms elections: Could Democrats IMPEACH Donald Trump after Democrats House win?

DEMOCRATS have won the House of Representatives after a fierce battle in the midterm run-up. But could they impeach President Trump? The dust is beginning to settle after a night of furious midterm election vote-counting, and the picture is clear: the Democrats have taken back the House. While the Republicans have held the Senate, this change in one of the two chambers 81

November 7, 2018 6:58 AM Midterm elections results LIVE: Trump hails Senate win but loses 26 seats in House -latest

THE Midterm elections 2018 have seen Democrats take control of the House of Represenatives, while Donald Trump's Republican Party held and expanded their majority in the Senate. Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the US House of Representatives, giving them the opportunity to block the US leader's agenda 101

November 7, 2018 5:38 AM Trump REACTS to midterm elections results on Twitter after House of Representatives losses

DONALD TRUMP gave a very positive spin to the midterm election results, despite news the Democrats are likely to take control of the House of Representatives. The President said on Twitter: “Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!” Republicans will keep control of the Senate but the House is likely to be won by the Democrats. Trump previously claimed 85

November 7, 2018 4:06 AM Midterm elections results: Ted Cruz in Texas win as Republicans secure Senate VICTORY

REPUBLICAN TED CRUZ of Texas has been re-elected for a second term in the US Senate after a neck-to-neck race against Democrat Beto O-Rourke, according to NBC News. Republicans are now virtually assured of keeping control of the Senate in the midterm elections. The race for the Texas Senate seat has been one of the most widely publicised and fiercely 77