GOP gubernatorial candidate John Cox came in second in the primary election, securing a spot to face off against the Democratic frontrunner, current Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
In New Mexico, Democratic Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham won her party's nomination in the race to succeed the departing Republican governor, Susana Martinez. From being a classic battleground state for years with most recently a distinct Democratic advantage (Obama carried it by 8.5 points in 2008), Iowa was suddenly more Republican than Texas.
The NYT adds: "Mr. Cox's showing represented a major tactical victory for national Republicans as they seek to protect seven Republican-held congressional seats in California that Democrats are targeting as they try to recapture the House".
Democratic state Sen. Josh Newman will be replaced by former Republican Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang after he was recalled for voting to raise gas taxes past year. Yet the winners and losers in California's most competitive races could take days to sort out given the state's unique election laws.
While the results of the primary helped quell fears that Democrats would be shut out of the most competitive California races, most of those battles will still be two-party affairs, with Democrats appearing to have candidates making it onto the ballot in all 53 of California's congressional races, while Republicans were shut out of just 10 districts.
They are two candidates with a very different vision.
Many pundits believe Cox doesn't have much of a chance in November because there are so many more Democrats in the state of California than Republicans. In order to regain control of the House, they must win back 23 seats, which is sure to be challenging, despite promising signs so far. David Young will face Democrat Cindy Axne, who won 58 percent of her party's vote.
But Republicans, led by Allen and others, began organizing a statewide effort to put a repeal of California's new gas tax on the November ballot.
North Korean officials removed as Kim changes direction It's unclear just who will pick up the tab, however ― though there appears to be no shortage of willing sponsors. South Korea's unification ministry confirmed Kim Su Gil's appointment but declined to comment on the others.
Eu Joins Global Battle Against Trump Tariff Onslaught Freeland said Canada would challenge the United States tariffs under NAFTA's Chapter 20 and the WTO's dispute settlement process. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told reporters he had let Mnuchin know the tariffs were "unacceptable".
Much of the day's drama focused on women, who fought to make history in some cases and to avoid disaster in others. Dianne Feinstein did win her party's nomination Tuesday. After years of decline, Republicans account for an anemic 1 in 4 voters in California.
Voters picked final candidates in races in Alabama, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and California on Tuesday.
It may be as close to good as the state's second biggest political party can hope for in California in 2018.
"Donald Trump and the billionaire class should consider this victory a warning shot: The blue wave is coming", Haaland said in a statement. Even though Republican Diane Harkey was the top finisher, the next three finishers on the list are all Democrats, with Mike Levin finishing in second.
President Donald Trump's approval has moved to 44 percent among registered voters, according to a new poll from NBC/WSJ, an improvement from the 39 percent approval he saw in April among all adults.
And in Central California, the House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes, a Republican, qualified for the general election ballot as well.
Final results had not come in for many battleground districts Wednesday morning, but Democrat challengers looked to have secured runoff spots in a lot of them.
But Democrats have neither a president nor a clear leader who can send that kind of signal. For the most part, it looks like November will see another conventional midterm election, featuring establishment candidates from both corporate parties. Mr. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning. After all, since World War I, there have been only three midterm elections in which the president's party didn't lose House seats: 1934, 1998 and 2002. There are two interconnected findings in the survey that suggest the Republican vision of what voters think about Trump and the GOP may be somewhat misguided.
A key Senate race took shape in the heart of Trump country as well.
Fred is really excited to join the Mancunian club after having being Jose Mourinho's prime target for quite a while. Jose Mourinho has reportedly made personal contact with the agent of West Ham United attacker Marko Arnautovic .
Portugal's Football Federation posted a video on Twitter with the message: "The final whistle doesn't mean the show is over". Spanish daily AS reports that Ronaldo's agent, Jorge mendes, will meet with the Madrid hierarchy again on Thursday.
Kardashian was also in attendance, but conservative zealot Candace Owens was the one who captured West's full attention. Attorney's Office in Memphis did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday afternoon, AP reported .
It also promotes the role of the oceans and the importance of conserving and protecting the marine environment. He said that the per capita plastic consumption in India is much lower than in many parts of the world .
Siri: Apple's not-so-smart assistant has a lot of catching up to do to reach the level of the Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa. The Apple extravaganza will begin at 6pm BST, with the Cupertino tech giant's CEO Tim Cook expected to kick off the keynote.
Last year , Apple rolled out new iPads , iMacs and the HomePod during WWDC - its first hardware announcements in three WWDCs. The new feature will in the Settings app on the newest operating system, iOS 12 , according to sources.
Ex-Knick says LeBron James will come to NY
Warriors forward Kevin Durant hit the same shot from nearly the same spot in Game 3 of the NBA Finals . It could have an extra storyline behind with James entering free agency this summer.
EU Announces New Tariffs On Dozens Of Goods From The US
Macron said that recent trade actions taken by Trump are counterproductive to the economy of the United States. She met with her counterpart, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as well as Sen. "Frank, yes", the official said.
Washington Capitals can clinch Stanley Cup in Gm 5 in Vegas
No one was going to stand in Washington's pursuit of a Cup - not even Vegas, which gave its opponents everything it had in Game 5. Since the Coach's Challenge did not result in the original call being overturned, the Washington Capitals forfeit their time-out.
Jared Leto Gets Joker Movie
That includes this Joker standalone, and also Harley Quinn's own " Birds of Prey " movie, which may or may not feature Penguin . Warner Bros. seems to have a profound misunderstanding of what many viewers want, as evidenced by films like Batman v.
Leaked images show the Blackberry Key2
It has only been a couple months since we were able to catch a good glimpse of BlackBerry's unannounced smartphone of 2018. The Key2 should come running Android , like the KeyOne did, and be backed by plenty of super secure enterprise software.
Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
Rodney Hood saw his first real minutes in the series and scored 15 of Cleveland's 23 bench points, going 7-for-11 from the field. Smith raised some eyebrows Wednesday when he mentioned the Boston Celtics as a possible suitor for LeBron James this summer.
As election looms, Modi's popularity wanes in rural India
Moving on, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, said, "GDP has been increasing continuously every quarter with 7.7% Q4 GDP". Garg said the GDP growth for the whole year at 6.7 per cent was revised upward from 6.6 per cent in the earlier estimate.
I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself
Trump also gushed over his own performance in the first 500 days in the White House in his latest social media outburst . Doing so, Giuliani said, would "lead to probably an immediate impeachment ", adding that he "has no need to do that".
Trump Kim summit officially back on
He traveled from NY to Washington , D.C.in a black sport utility vehicle and arrived at the White House a little past 1 p.m. Kim Yong Chol is a former military intelligence chief and one of the North Korean leader's most trusted aides.
Microsoft Reportedly Agreed to Buy Coding Resource GitHub
Microsoft said GitHub will continue to operate independently and "provide an open platform for all developers in all industries". Microsoft is confirming the rumors that it is acquiring the software development platform GitHub are true.
Microsoft buys popular coder hangout GitHub for $7.5 billion
In August, GitHub announced that it was looking for a CEO to replace Chris Wanstrath , one of the company's co-founders. GitHub has become so valuable because it's at the very centre of nearly every development project out there right now.
Six million people die from smoking globally every year
We must overcome obstacles to implementing measures like taxation, marketing bans and implementing plain packaging. There are 1.1 billion adult smokers in the world today, and at least 367 million smokeless tobacco users.