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Rep. Richard Hudson competes against Patricia Timmons-Goodson in North Carolina's 8th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Democrat Patricia Timmons-Goodson looks to unseat four-term Rep. Richard Hudson in North Carolina's 8th Congressional District.
The candidates
Hudson is the former president of Cabarrus Marketing Group, a marketing and consultation firm that was dissolved following his run for Congress. Hudson was first elected to his position in 2012, where he defeated incumbent Larry Kissell by 7.8 percentage points , and has won all subsequent elections with relative ease.
He currently sits on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and is the chairman of the Agriculture Policy...
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Rep. Josh Gottheimer looks to defend his House seat against Republican Frank Pallotta in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District

Rep. Josh Gottheimer looks to defend his House seat against Republican Frank Pallotta in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Two-term Rep. Josh Gottheimer will square off against Republican Frank Pallotta in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District on November 3.
The candidates
Gottheimer is currently in his second term as the representative for the 5th District. He is a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton as well as a former advisor for the presidential campaigns of Wesley Clark, John Kerry, and Hillary Clinton. Affectionately known as a " human fundraising machine, " Gottheimer is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, the New Democrat Coalition, and the Climate Solutions...
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First-term Rep. Mikie Sherrill looks to defend her seat against Republican Rosemary Becchi in New Jersey's 11th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Mikie Sherrill looks to defend her seat against Republican Rosemary Becchi in New Jersey's 11th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Mikie Sherrill will square off against Republican Rosemary Becchi in New Jersey's 11th Congressional District.
The candidates
Sherrill, the incumbent, is a nine-year veteran of the U.S. Navy where she served as a helicopter pilot and rose to the rank of lieutenant commander. After obtaining her law degree post-military, she worked for a litigation firm before becoming an assistant U.S. attorney while working under U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.
The 11th District was previously represented by Republican Rodney Freylinghusen for 24 years from 1995 to 2019...
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First-term Rep. Sharice Davids faces Republican Amanda Adkins in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District

First-term Rep. Sharice Davids faces Republican Amanda Adkins in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids looks to retain her House seat against Amanda Adkins in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District.
The candidates
Davids is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin. Upon her election in 2018, Davids became the first openly gay person to represent Kansas as well as the first openly LGBT Native American in Congress. Davids, along with Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico, who has also elected in 2018, is also one of the first two Native American women to serve in Congress.
Prior to being elected, Davids worked as an attorney and was a...
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Rep. Andy Barr looks to retain his House seat for a fifth term against Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

Rep. Andy Barr looks to retain his House seat for a fifth term against Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Four-term incumbent Rep. Andy Barr is aiming to retain his seat against his Democratic challenger, Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.
The candidates
Before being elected to office, Barr spent time as an attorney where he worked under Democratic Attorney General Steve Beshear and Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher.
He currently sits on the House Veterans Affairs Committee and the House Committee on Financial Services where he is a ranking member on the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Hicks, Barr's Democratic challenger, is a veteran of the...
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First-term Rep. Jim Hagedorn faces Democrat Daniel Feehan in rematch to represent Minnesota's 1st Congressional District

First-term Rep. Jim Hagedorn faces Democrat Daniel Feehan in rematch to represent Minnesota's 1st Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Jim Hagedorn looks to defend his new seat against Democratic challenger Dan Feehan in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District.
The two candidates previously faced off in 2018, where Hagedorn defeated Feehan by just 0.4 percentage points .
The candidates
Hagedorn, the son of former Minnesota Rep. Tom Hagedorn, is the former Director for Legislative and Public Affairs for the Financial Management Service for the U.S. Treasury.
He has run to represent the district in every election year since 2010 except for 2012, finally succeeding in his narrow 2018...
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First-term Rep. Dean Phillips faces Republican Kendall Qualls in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District

First-term Rep. Dean Phillips faces Republican Kendall Qualls in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Dean Phillips looks to defend his seat against Republican challenger Kendall Qualls in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District.
The candidates
Phillips is a former regent of St. Johns University and used to be the board chair of Allina Health. He currently sits on the House Committee on Financial Services, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the House Committee on Ethics. Phillips is currently running his campaign around the issues of campaign finance reform, healthcare for every American, and immigration reform.
In 2018, Phillips defeated...
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First-term Rep. Pete Stauber looks to defend his fresh seat against Democrat Quinn Nystrom in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Pete Stauber looks to defend his fresh seat against Democrat Quinn Nystrom in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Freshman congressman Rep. Pete Stauber looks to defend his new seat against Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District.
The candidates
Stauber is a former player in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers. Following his hockey career, Stauber became a police officer in Duluth for 22 years. In that time, he rose to the rank of area commander and became the president of the local Law Enforcement Labor Services Union.
In 2018, Stauber defeated Democrat Joe Radinovich by 5.5 percentage points after the...
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Kathleen Williams faces off against Matt Rosendale in Montana's At-Large Congressional District

Kathleen Williams faces off against Matt Rosendale in Montana's At-Large Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Democrat Kathleen Williams will face off against Matt Rosendale for an open House seat to in Montana's At-Large Congressional District after two-term incumbent Rep. Greg Gianforte announced his plans to leave the seat to run for governor.
The candidates
Williams is a former Montana state representative for the state's 61st District, a position she held for six years. She is currently an advisor for the Western Landowners Alliance, a group consisting of landowners from nine states and the Canadian province of Alberta. She is also the former executive director of the...
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First-term Rep. Sean Casten looks to defend his House seat against Republican Jeanne Ives in Illinois' 6th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Sean Casten looks to defend his House seat against Republican Jeanne Ives in Illinois' 6th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Sean Casten is looking to defend his freshly-won House seat against Republican Jeanne Ives in Illinois' 6th Congressional District this fall.
The candidates
Before going into politics, Casten primarily worked with companies associated with clean energy. He served as the president and CEO of Turbosteam Corporation, a company that works to lower greenhouse gas emissions by generating power from wasted electricity. He is the founder and former CEO of Recycled Energy Development, which attempted to find a profitable solution to wasted heat capture...
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Rep. Cheri Bustos faces off against Republican Esther Joy King in Illinois' 17th District

Rep. Cheri Bustos faces off against Republican Esther Joy King in Illinois' 17th District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement
Four-term Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos looks to defend her seat against Republican Esther Joy King in Illinois' 17th Congressional District.
The candidates
Bustos is a former journalist for the Quad-City Times. Her time at the publication was split between writing and editing positions before she left the paper to become the senior director of corporate communications for Trinity Regional Health Systems and then the vice president of corporate communications for UnityPoint Health- formerly the Iowa Health System.
She currently sits on the powerful House Committee on...
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First-term Rep. Katie Porter looks to defend her seat in California's 45th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Katie Porter looks to defend her seat in California's 45th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Katie Porter looks to defend her House seat against Republican Greg Raths in Califronia's 45th Congressional District.
The candidates
Before being elected to office, Porter was a consumer protection attorney for almost 20 years. In 2012, she was appointed by then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris to become the state's independent banks watchdog during a $25 billion national mortgage servicing settlement .
In 2018, Porter defeated two-term incumbent Mimi Walters as part of a Democratic sweep of the Orange County, making Porter the first...
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First-term Rep. Jason Crow squares off against Steve House in Colorado's 6th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Jason Crow squares off against Steve House in Colorado's 6th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Jason Crow looks to retain his seat against Republican Steve House in Colorado's 6th Congressional District.
The candidates
Crow is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served three tours as an Army Ranger and was awarded a Bronze Star. Crow was a member of the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs for five years before becoming a partner in a Colorado law firm.
In 2017, Crow defeated five-term incumbent Mike Coffman by 11 percent to become the first Democrat to represent the district in its 37-year history. He currently sits on the House Armed Services...
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Rep. Vern Buchanan looks to retain his longtime seat against Margaret Good in Florida's 16th Congressional District

Rep. Vern Buchanan looks to retain his longtime seat against Margaret Good in Florida's 16th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement
Rep. Vern Buchanan looks to retain his long-held seat against Democrat Margaret Good in Florida's 16th Congressional District.
The candidates
Buchanan was first elected to represent Florida's 13th Congressional District in 2007 before redistricting took effect in 2013. He currently sits on the House Committee on Ways and Means where he is the Republican leader on the Subcommittee on Trade. Buchanan is the eighth-wealthiest member of Congress with a reported net worth of $73.9 million, according to Roll Call .
His reelection campaign platform heavily emphasizes his...
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Everything you need to know about Alaska's At-Large Congressional District race

Everything you need to know about Alaska's At-Large Congressional District race

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement 24-term Republican incumbent Rep. Don Young looks to defend his seat against Independent Alyse Galvin in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.
The candidates
Young is currently the dean of the House, or the longest-tenured member of the U.S. House of Representatives and is the longest-serving Republican representative in the party's history. He was originally elected in 1972 in a special election after Rep. Nick Begich, whom Young had previously lost an election to, was killed in a plane accident.
He currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of the House Natural...
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Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick looks to defend her seat against Brandon Martin in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick looks to defend her seat against Brandon Martin in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement
Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is aiming defend her seat against Republican Brandon Martin in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
The candidates
Though she is running for her second consecutive term, Kirkpatrick previously represented Arizona's 1st Congressional District before being ousted after her first term by now-Rep. Paul Gosar.
She regained that seat in 2012 for two terms before running for the U.S. Senate against the late Sen. John McCain, whom she lost to by 13 percent. In 2018, she was elected to replace outgoing representative and now Sen. Martha...
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First-term Rep. Josh Harder looks to defend his seat in California's 10th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Josh Harder looks to defend his seat in California's 10th Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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First-term Rep. Josh Harder looks to defend his seat against Republican Ted Howze in California's 10th Congressional District.
The candidates
Harder, the former vice president of a venture capital firm, was elected in 2018 after defeating former three-term incumbent, Jeff Denham. He currently sits on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Howze, Harder's challenger, previously ran to represent the 10th District but did not make it past the Republican primary. He is a veterinarian, small business owner and the former...
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Rep. Devin Nunes looks to retain his seat in California's 22nd Congressional District

Rep. Devin Nunes looks to retain his seat in California's 22nd Congressional District

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Four-term incumbent Rep. Devin Nunes looks to defend his House seat against Democrat Phil Arballo in California's 22nd Congressional District.
The candidates
Before joining the House of Representatives, Nunes was a board member for the College of the Sequoias for six years. In 2001, Nunes was appointed by President George W. Bush to become the California State Director for the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development section. He first joined the House in 2003 as a representative for the state's 21st Congressional District before switching to the...
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Asian murder hornets: Scientists discover first nest in US

Asian murder hornets: Scientists discover first nest in US

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'I don't want their business': Yorkshire pub in Rishi Sunak's constituency BARS the Chancellor

Alex Cook, who runs The Mill in Stokesley, North Yorkshire, penned a withering Facebook post denouncing the Chancellor and three of his Tory colleagues for voting down the scheme. Read more ...

You can't gift games on the Epic Games Store, as you can only buy games for...

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Summary List Placement Although the Epic Games Launcher is becoming increasingly seen as an alternative to Steam, it's still missing a lot of the features that made Steam so... Read more ...

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Final presidential debate ratings down 11% from first face-off at 55million...

Final presidential debate ratings down 11% from first face-off at 55million viewers

The final debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Nashville, Tennessee, amassed an average of 55 million viewers on Thursday night - seven million less than the... Read more ...

IOS 14 allows you to create folders for iPhone voice memos to keep all of...

IOS 14 allows you to create folders for iPhone voice memos to keep all of your recordings organized - here's how to do it

Summary List Placement The iPhone's Voice Memos app is a handy tool for easily dictating memos and even capturing interviews and conversations. Until recently, though, there... Read more ...

Trump family finally wear masks for final presidential debate

Trump family finally wear masks for final presidential debate

First Lady Melania and children Ivanka, Tiffany and Eric filed into the arena at Belmont University in Nashville minutes before the debate kicked off on Thursday night. Read more ...

First murder hornet nest in US is found in Washington state after trackers...

First murder hornet nest in US is found in Washington state after trackers were attached to bugs 

Washington State Department of Agriculture said entomologists discovered the Asian giant hornet nest in Blaine, Whatcom County, near the US-Canada border. Read more ...

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EUROMILLIONS is offering a huge cash prize of £70million tonight for one lucky winner to scoop. What are the winning numbers tonight? Read more ...

These 6 stocks are best positioned for the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine...

These 6 stocks are best positioned for the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Goldman Sachs

Summary List Placement Once a successful COVID-19 vaccine is developed, investor attention will quickly shift focus to the distribution and administration of the vaccine... Read more ...