Young feted as longest-serving Republican in House history

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history. Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the House on Wednesday. He surpasses the late former Speaker Joseph Cannon of Illinois to become the longest-serving Republican. According to House records, the late […]

Predictions for November 6 Election reveal importance of voter turnout; all politics local

Montgomery County, November 5 – The November 6, 2018, General Election brings to a close an important election cycle for Montgomery County, Texas, and very likely the United States of America. Montgomery County will take some important first steps towards substantial reductions in government spending and becoming the national example of a local community that […]

Candidates trade barbs in race for sole House seat in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Independent Alyse Galvin says her 85-year-old, Republican opponent is no longer an effective advocate for the sole U.S. House district in Alaska. Incumbent Don Young counters by touting his 45 years in the House — the longest current tenure among members — as a boon for Alaska. He calls Galvin inexperienced […]

AP-NORC/MTV Poll: Young people looking for younger leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the midterm elections gives their generation some say about how the government is run, […]