With Tina smith headed to D.C., the next order of business in Minnesota will be for the courts to sort out if her successor, Michelle Fischbach, will be able to hang on to her state Senate seat while serving as the next lieutenant governor.
Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter century, is one of two new members slated to take the oath of office on the Senate floor at noon. But they fell short in their effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program, after three Senate Republicans rejected the bill. Al Franken. He resigned after a series of sexual harassment accusations.
TINA SMITH: You know, sometimes I think people in politics are always looking for the next job and the next opportunity. Smith has already said she will run in a special election this November to claim the seat in her own right.
Smith's family joined her for the ceremony, along with Minnesotan and former Vice President Walter Mondale.
USA sets new record for major disasters
Hurricanes made up the majority of the 2017 total, with Harvey , Irma , and Maria causing $265 billion in damages. Past year saw 16 separate events with losses exceeding $1bn, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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It also showcases some of the latest and most advanced TV display technology Samsung has ever presented to the wider world. Because each LED can turn on or off individually, MicroLED has the potential for infinite contrast, just like OLED TVs .
The number of women now serving in the US Senate reached a new high of 22 on Wednesday.
Minnesota GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan added: "Minnesotans will be watching closely to see if Smith can attempt to govern in a bipartisan fashion, or if she will continue on as the consummate Democrat Party insider".
Michele Bachmann, a Republican and former member of the House, told The Jim Bakker Show on December 27 that she was also considering a run for Franken's seat, according to The Hill.
Smith, who once served as vice president of public policy for Planned Parenthood, supports pro-choice policies. "She tries to surround him with a diverse range of voices and opinions, allowing him to draw conclusions and make decisions". Public Record Media's latest report says: "Four months after Amazon announced plans to build a second corporate headquarters - setting off a nationwide competition - Minnesota has concealed its Amazon bid through the use of a nonprofit whose board includes representatives of numerous state's top companies". Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) announced he'd retire after four decades in the Senate, opening the door for Mitt Romney, who had publicly mulled the idea of running for the seat. The Collective PAC, a group that advocates for black candidates, also endorsed Jones.
A hotel forged from snow and ice has opened for fans of " Game of Thrones " in Finland where winter is at its peak. The entrance to the village itself will cost about $18, but the rooms of the hotel start at around $200.
Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.33% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, September 22. $589,355 worth of Tesla, Inc .
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As cold as it gets, it's a year-round attraction", Paul Tabaczynski said during a visit to see the spectacle on Tuesday. An ice jam upriver way back in 1848 was the only time in recorded history that the falls completely ceased to flow.
Influenza is widespread in the USA but has not quite reached epidemic levels, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. A major producer of the IV materials is in Puerto Rico, which is still without power in some parts of the island.
Seasoned Ryder Cup golfer Paul Casey of England and France's Alex Levy completes Team Europe as the two wildcards picked by Bjorn. Asia captain Atwal revealed he had a chance to ask Tiger Woods for advice on leading his team.
Attacking the Jammu and Kashmir Government, Omar said terrorism had increased in the state under the leadership of Mehbooba Mufti. NC members carrying banners "stop innocent killings" raised slogans and were supported by the entire opposition.
Democrats Release Senate Testimony By Fusion GPS Founder
Ryan and the entire hoard of Republican lemmings who have been drilled to parrot their party's official lies on the subject. Steele's work was commissioned by Fusion GPS , on behalf of the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
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The technology company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03. SS&C Technologies Holdings has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $47.40.
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Because of the chemical fire, ISP and responders made a decision to let the fire burn out instead of putting water on it. The collision caused a hazardous chemical to spill on the road. "The chemicals spilled and mixed", he explained.
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ESB Networks said that counties worst affected in the Republic included Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan. He said, that in his opinion, no temporary measure could have averted the flood problems of Tuesday evening last.
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Further, Dominion believes the acquisition will be immediately accretive to earnings and enhance its earnings-per-share growth. South Carolina's legislative leaders are weighing in on the proposed acquisition of a troubled SC utility by Dominion Energy .