Morning Digest: GOP Gov. Matt Bevin concedes defeat to his Democratic challenger in Kentucky
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● KY-Gov: On Thursday, GOP Gov. Matt Bevin conceded defeat to Democrat Andy Beshear in last week’s race for governor of Kentucky. Election night returns showed Beshear leading Bevin 49.2 to 48.8 , a margin of 5,189 votes, but Bevin...
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The Trump Impeachment Public Hearings Updates
The former ambassador to Ukraine will testify publicly about the smear campaign by Rudolph Giuliani that led to her ouster as Democrats continue to build their case for impeaching President Trump.
Reuters/Ipsos poll: 3% support Bloomberg for Democratic nomination
If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race, he will be the fifth most-popular candidate, and his presence may draw more support away from former Vice President Joe Biden than others, a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.
NOAA argues to allow Makah Tribe to hunt gray whales off Washington again
More than two decades ago, Makah tribal members killed a gray whale in the waters off the Olympic Peninsula. The Makah, and the NOAA, want permission for another hunt. Conservation groups oppose it, saying climate change is already stressing the whales.
Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe
The career diplomat who served presidents of both parties is expected to relay being suddenly recalled by Donald Trump and told to "watch my back"