There was a bit of an odd moment on New Day today when Christine Hallquist, the Democratic Party nominee for governor of Vermont, was unable to define socialism.
Hallquist will the Democratic primary in Vermont, CNN projects, becoming the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major political party, a breakthrough of both substantial and symbolic importance for LGBTQ Americans, in particular the trans community, which has for so always been shut out of the highest levels of elected office.
His ex-girlfriend alleged at the weekend that she had been assaulted and emotionally abused by the first-Muslim US congressman and deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
"Vermonters are going to elect me for what I'm going to do for Vermont", Hallquist said. "Let's be a civilized society".
Accepting the nomination, she said: "I must say I'm incredibly honoured, incredibly honoured to have all your support". "It says something very important about Vermont, about the type of candidates we want to nominate, and the good work my team and I have done to grow the economy, make Vermont more affordable, and protect the most vulnerable".
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Another child drank juice, only to wake up the next morning bleeding from his rectum and unable to remember what had happened. Altavilla, who was arrested in 2014 on allegations of indecent assault and related charges against a teen in the late 1990s.
Sen. Bernie Sanders also scored an easy victory in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
Gov. Phil Scott easily won the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday against businessman Keith Stern. Although Hallquist's primary victory is a historic first, her gender identity was barely a factor in her campaign, which focused largely on local issues.
She also beat a Navy veteran and the executive director of a dance festival to clinch victory.
Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate to win a major party nomination for governor or a statewide office of any kind.
The 62-year-old Hallquist is part of a wave of LGBTQ candidates seeking higher office across the U.S.
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In a video of the hearing, Clark can be seen making several outbursts and calling the charges against him "lies". It is still at 61 percent containment at 61 percent containment at over 201,000 acres.
Omar, who came to the United States as a refugee more than two decades ago, could become the first Somali-American member of Congress if she wins the seat.
And more transgender candidates will be on the ballot soon, including Alexandra Chandler, a former naval intelligence analyst who is running in Massachusetts' 3rd District.
"Tonight, we are celebrating because we engaged and empowered our community and we won", she tweeted following her victory.
In Minnesota, a key battleground state, Republicans opted for the party's county commissioner Jeff Johnson in the governor primary.
Both she and Nicholson ran as strong supporters of President Donald Trump.
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