December 29, 2018

Best of 2018: Biggest News & Sports Headlines [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

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Best of 2018: Biggest News & Sports Headlines [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

2018 has seen just about everything from presidential scandals, to historic turnouts during the election, wildfires, tragic losses, and much more.

Below are some of the biggest news & sports headlines of the year.

 

Highest Midterm Elections show out

More than 116 million ballots were cast this midterm election. This year was the highest voter turn out for any midterm election in a century.

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WE DID GREAT! #MidtermElections #WomenOfCongress #NewFaces #JeniferLewis #TheMotherOfBlackHollywood #InTheseStreets

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The Democrats win the House

The Democrats won the House majority. They needed 23 House seats to win.

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At least we have a check on the orange clown. But overall it wasn’t the blue tsunami we were hoping for, and democrats need to look in the mirror and figure out why. #2018elections #democrats #bluewave #bluewave2018 •*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•* Stop Trump and reclaim our democracy, VOTE on November 6, 2018!@newprogressivedemocrat •*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•* #politics #political #politicalmemes #democracy #peopleoverprofit #wethepeople #bernieforpresident #bernie2020 #berniesanders #notmeus #feelthebern #stillsanders #stillwithher #obama #presidentobama #hillaryclinton #imwithher #lockhimup #trumpsucks #fucktrump #antitrump #dumptrump #drumpf #notmypresident #impeachtrump #resisttrump

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The most minorities and women elected into office

Women were elected at historic levels for the midterm election. For the first time, Native American, African-American, and Muslim women won seats in the House. 40 women of color will be in the House, Tennessee elected their first female senator, and South Dakota and Maine elected their first female governor.

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HERstory made. #fiercehope #debhaaland #2018elections

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California Wildfires

Deadly wildfires swept through California, making them the most destructive in the state’s history. The Camp Fire destroyed more than 19,000 buildings which were mostly homes.

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A commuter recorded these images on a California highway

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