Stacey Abrams files lawsuit taking aim at Georgia’s elections process

The lawsuit comes as Georgia voters prepare to elect their next secretary of state who will oversee the elections process going forward.

This Week in Politics: Mississippi will elect US senator, Trump to meet with Putin at G20 summit

The midterm elections will continue this week, while Congress fights a looming government shutdown and Trump goes to Argentina.

MLB becomes latest group to revoke its donation to Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

MLB joins Walmart, AT&T and other companies that have revoked their donations over Hyde-Smith's controversial comments.

Pelosi remains popular with Democratic voters, even as she battles her own party to become speaker

Despite the small faction opposing her nomination, a majority of Democratic voters support Nancy Pelosi as the next speaker of the House.

Ben McAdams declares victory over incumbent Mia Love in Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Love became the first black female Republican elected to Congress in 2014.

Today in Trump’s America: Ivanka Trump used personal email to conduct official WH business

Her use of a personal email is not only against federal records rules, but it’s an incredibly hypocritical act given her father campaigned against “Crooked" Hillary Clinton’s email use.

Today in Trump’s America: Backlash ensues after Trump criticizes Navy SEAL who took down bin Laden

In an interview with Fox News that aired Sunday, Trump criticized retired Navy Seal Adm. Bill McRaven, who led the mission that successfully killed Osama bin Laden.

Sen. Bill Nelson concedes as contentious Florida midterm races come to an end

Nelson's concession, which came one day after that of Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, brings a contentious ballot-counting process to an end.

This Week in Politics: A few House midterm races still up in the air as Trump pardons a turkey

Politicians will take a break for Thanksgiving this week, though the political controversies over Robert Mueller's investigation and the death of Jamal Khashoggi will continue.

Trump once again endorses Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker: “She will win!”

Pelosi is seeking to retake the gavel for the Democrats when they take over the House in January, but some in her party say they want new leadership.

Meet the teacher who traveled through 9 countries and worked as a stripper trying to reach the US

This story is part of Mic Dispatch’s three-part series on immigration in Central America.

Today in Trump’s America: Dems continue to pick up House seats, Florida Senate goes to hand recount

Democrats picked up two more House seats on Thursday, bringing the total number of House seats Democrats gained in the 2018 midterm elections to 36 — with a handful of races that remain to be called.

Obama administration’s Andy Kim defeats Tom MacArthur, Obamacare repeal author, in narrow House win

Democrats’ ads in the district placed a heavy focus on MacArthur’s role in the Obamacare repeal effort, but it wasn't enough.

Meet the Georgia voter who traveled over 600 miles on Election Day to vote

"I think we should also be mindful of the fact that there are people who don’t have the ability to take off work ... who don’t have the financial means to do a round trip to be able to vote."

Today in Trump’s America: Democrats continue to flip House seats as more ballots are counted

Democrats netted their 33rd House seat Tuesday night, when the Associated Press called California’s 10th District for Democrat Josh Harder, who ousted GOP Rep. Jeff Denham.

Alt-right leaders say Republicans lost the midterms because they weren’t racist enough

Alt-right influencers say Trump didn't focus enough on white identity issues like immigration, but data shows the opposite may be true.

Stacey Abrams, Rick Scott take legal action as contentious election counts and recounts move forward

The high-stakes races in Florida and Georgia are inspiring a flurry of legal filings over the counting of ballots.

Today in Trump’s America: Democrats making more midterm gains as ballots are counted

Late-arriving mail-in ballots, as well as provisional ballots cast on Election Day, continue to be counted in states across the country, and Democrats are making gains — especially in Western states.

This Week in Politics: Election counting continues as Congress’ lame duck session begins

Controversies over the Florida recount and the fate of Robert Mueller's investigation are set to continue this week, while Trump gives an award to the wife of a major donor.

This Week in Sports and Social Justice: This former NFL player got elected to Congress

Plus, another former player gets dragged on Twitter for dissing national anthem kneeler Eric Reid.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Trump makes his biggest move yet in effort to undermine Mueller

Trump ousts Sessions and installs Whitaker in a dramatic shakeup that could hurt the Russia investigation.

Food and Politics: How Coke and Pepsi tricked Americans into voting against soda taxes

In other news, Mike Pence visits a Chick-Fil-A.

Today in Trump’s America: Recount roils Florida Senate race as Democrats show optimism

In Florida, the Senate race between Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and GOP Gov. Rick Scott is now in hand recount territory, as ballots continue to be counted.

What Democrats continue to fail to understand about white women voters

Progressives keep trying to win a majority of white women over with the same failed strategies.

The Movement Must-Reads: Women of color win the midterms, black Republicans fight for House seats

Plus, Georgia voters file lawsuit against Brian Kemp.
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Mic Daily: Major takeaways in the wake of the midterm elections

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

The Senate would have flipped to Democrats if only people under 44 had voted

If only people under age 44 had turned up to vote on Tuesday, Democrats would have flipped the Senate, with the party holding a 52-to-48 seat majority.

West Virginia and Alabama voters pass anti-abortion measures for a future without ‘Roe v. Wade’

The ballot measures add language to the states' constitutions that pave the way for abortion bans if 'Roe v. Wade' gets overturned — and could have other implications even sooner.

Lucy McBath declares victory in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District election

McBath leaped into to activism after her son Jordan Davis was shot to death in 2012.

5 crucial social justice initiatives that passed around the country in 2018 midterm elections

From transgender rights protections to police oversight, here's what you need to know.