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Hillary Clinton voted first female president

October 17, 2022 Shaun Courtney 0

Embed from Getty Images Hillary Clinton has been elected the first woman president of the United States, narrowly defeating Republican Donald J. Trump in what many consider to be the most divisive presidential campaign in U.S. history. Trump led the vote count most of the night, but Clinton managed the win after projections came in early Wednesday morning. Voters turned out Tuesday in response to a  campaign dogged by personal attacks, issues relating to gender race and religion, and an FBI investigation into Clinton’s emails. More than 42 million voters cast early ballots, more than in any other election.  Clinton, 69, a former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.  She returns to the White House 16 years after the end of husband President Bill Clinton’s second term in office. The 2016 presidential race began in earnest in March 2015, when Sen. Ted Cruz […]

Donald Trump wins presidency

November 9, 2016 Shaun Courtney 0

Republican Donald J. Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, decisively defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in what many consider to be the most divisive presidential campaign in U.S. history.

One in five cast early ballots in Md.

November 9, 2016 Kelvin Henry 0

Early voting is way up in Maryland from 2012, with more than one-in-five eligible voters having already cast ballots. Kelvin Henry reports that early voting in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties mirrors statewide trends.

Voters weigh in at local polling places

November 8, 2016 Jacquie Lee 0

ARLINGTON, Va. — Beltway News reporters talked to voters at Fire Station No. 10 and Bennet Park Art Atrium off of Wilson Boulevard near the Rosslyn metro stop about their vote in this historic election.

Voters line up early in D.C.

November 8, 2016 Kelly Vaughen 0

A record number of Americans voted early this year, but that hasn’t prevented the familiar long lines at local polling stations. Columbia Heights Education Campus in Northwest D.C. experienced a particularly large surge of early morning voters.

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