They come from a wide variety of backgrounds - from military veterans to teachers - and many had never run for office before. He was quick to distance himself from losing GOP House members who had been critical of his heated rhetoric, citing Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo and Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman, among others. But the olive branch he extended was studded with thorns as he declared that he would retaliate if Democrats use their control of the House to issue subpoenas to seek his tax returns and investigate his business dealings, his Cabinet's conduct and his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, as expected.
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"If the Democrats think they are going to waste Taxpayer Money investigating us at the House level, then we will likewise be forced to consider investigating them for all of the leaks of Classified Information, and much else, at the Senate level", Trump wrote. She will enter Congress having previously worked as a lawyer and a former mixed martial arts fighter.
He also said that the Democrats have "nothing, zero" on him.
According to the Campaign Legal Center, federal Judge Daniel Hovland denied a request last week from the tribe for an order stopping the ID requirement.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first Muslim women and Sharice Davids and Debra Haaland the first Native American women to be elected to Congress.
Victories for both were expected following primary victories earlier this year.
Democrats also captured governorships in Michigan, Illinois and Kansas.
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"It'd be hard to make (the relationship) even worse", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
Only two other Muslims have been elected to Congress, and both are men now in office: Ellison and Indiana Democratic Rep. Andre Carson.
The week after Thanksgiving, Democrats will take a closed-door, secret ballot vote on the next speaker. He has yet to come up with a derogatory nickname for her, as he has with many of his other Democratic foes, although that could certainly change.
President Donald Trump has hailed a "big victory" in U.S. mid-term elections after Democrats seized the House of Representatives but Republicans consolidated their grip on the Senate. Democrats argue that the Republicans ignored many key facts and witnesses.
Blackburn has served in the US House since 2003.
In Ohio, Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown won his re-election bid, offering Democrats one model for winning a competitive state with a progressive record and message.
Pelosi became the first female speaker in 2006 when Democrats took back the House during the final years of the Bush administration. That chamber is the Alaska House, which had been controlled by the Democrats in concert with a group of renegade Republicans. He also holds right-leaning views on gun control and abortion, which helped in a solid-red state. The 2018 election seems to be the latter. Republicans turned the tables in 2010, only to lose their majorities in the House and Senate in 2012. She campaigned on keeping taxes low (South Dakota is one of a few states with no income tax), cutting government spending, and introducing more government transparency.
Democrats have already piled up scores of subpoenas of documents and witnesses which Republicans have repeatedly rejected over the past two years. If laws were written with bipartisan support, if politicians in both parties had a say in the process and a stake in the outcome, if people all across the board politically and ideologically could find some comfort in some aspect of almost all major legislation, there would be greater respect for law and an ability to rely on its permanence. That is likely to remain the case under Noem. She beat her opponent, Manny Santos, by 11 points. That may have shifted recently to give Republicans a greater advantage than in the past.
Over the last two years there was always this sense that while the president's thunderous championing of white nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies was hurting him in the heavily Mexican-American parts of the southwestern USA, it was the key to unlock the Rustbelt and Midwest - the part of the country seen as the one which gave him the presidency.