- Janet Mills: First female governor of Maine. The former Central Intelligence Agency officer beat Tea Party incumbent Dave Brat in no small part through the activism of local liberal women's groups. Nuñez, "when she takes office, will be the highest ranking Hispanic female in the history of the state of Florida", DeSantis said during his victory speech on Tuesday night. "Challenged by the politics of cynicism, of fear, of distrust, of anger".
Ayanna Pressley became the first black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives from MA. Cortez previously stunned the Democratic establishment back in June when she defeated Rep. Joseph Crowley, a 10-term incumbent and chairman for the House Democratic Caucus, in the Democratic primary.
Pressley, who represents a Boston-area district, was the first African-American elected to the Boston City Council in 2009.
Ilhan Omar, congresswoman-elect for Minnesota's 5th district.Rashida Tlaib, congresswoman-elect for Michigan's 13th district.
First female Muslim members of Congress: There are two women who won seats to become the first female Muslim members of Congress - Rashida Tlaib in MI and Ilhan Omar in Minnesota.
In contrast Ms Tlaib "has been inspiring to Arab Americans because she has been upfront about her Palestinian heritage and her progressive views; and Ms Omar has proudly displayed her identity, especially her religion, including through her dress, and is a naturalised American to boot". He was seated despite not meeting the constitutional age requirement of 25 years. She will take over the seat held by Sen. Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevy came out as gay while he was in office, and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, who is bisexual, won in 2016, but Jared Polis will be the first man to win a governorship as an out gay man. Polis has been in Congress since 2009.
Barbed Wire Is Seen Going Up at US-Mexico Border
Trump's order will ultimately cost up to $220 million, CNBC reported today, citing two senior Defense Department officials. Army specialists said their first big task is to help reinforce the ports of entry with new barbed wire fencing.
Red Star Belgrade vs Liverpool, Champions League
Kosovo declared independence from Serbia 10 years after the bloody conflict between Serb forces and Kosovar-Albanian rebels. Those victories came against Huddersfield, Cardiff and Red Star when they visited Anfield two weeks ago.
Delhi panic over toxic air ahead of Indian festival Diwali
Gurgaon recorded "severe" air quality at 416, while it was "very poor" in Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida and Greater Noida. In October every year, air quality takes a plunge in the Indian capital of New Delhi due to the Diwali festival.
Marsha Blackburn became the first woman Tennessee elected into the US Senate.
Street Gist: Will Nigeria be a better place with Trump as president? "Infrastructure. I know that resonated because it's the most obvious challenge we have as a state and we need a governor that will fix it", she told CNN.
As the focus now turns toward Trump's re-election run in 2020, Republicans recognize they have a problem to address.
Delmore said that many of these candidates adopted a new approach when campaigning for their various positions. "Now it's people of every imaginable ethnicity and many, many more women".
She takes the record for the youngest woman elected to Congress from Representative Elise Stefanik, a Republican representing upstate NY who was elected at age 30.
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