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Harvard juniors James Mathew and Ifeoma "Ify"  White-Thorpe in their campaign video.

2 students at Harvard went viral with an incredible campaign rap. Then they won the school’s election.

Harvard juniors James Mathew and Ifeoma “Ify” White-Thorpe were named the winners of the Undergraduate Council’s presidential campaign on Thursday.
In this file photo taken on October 28, 2017, Juli Briskman shows her middle finger as a motorcade with US President Donald Trump departs Trump National Golf Course in Sterling, Virginia. - Two years later, Briskman has jumped headfirst into politics and is running for local office.

The cyclist who went viral for flipping off Trump’s motorcade just won an election for her county’s board of supervisors

Juli Briskman, a Democrat from Virginia, ran against the Republican incumbent Suzanne Volpe for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.
Virginia voters head to the polls at Nottingham Elementary School November 5, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. All 140 seats in the General Assembly are on the ballot today as Virginia holds its statewide election for the state legislature with national political parties closely watching the results as a potential indicator of the 2020 presidential election.

Democrats take control of the Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates

This election is particularly meaningful to Democrats who now have control of the state government for the first time in over two decades.

Democrat Andy Beshear appears to defeat Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, in a stunning upset in Kentucky

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence campaigned on the governor's behalf and won Kentucky by 30 percentage points in 2016.

Dem candidates stumble on how to counter Trump on the trade war with China

The question of how to reclaim their trade playbook was on full display at the third Democratic primary debate Thursday night.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a press conference in July 2015 after US President Donald Trump said a group of freshmen congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they came from if they are unhappy with the US.

Trump campaign attacks ‘Crazy’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call to abolish the Electoral College — but Trump has demanded the s...

Trump's campaign blasted out a petition on Tuesday to protect the Electoral College, which doesn't mention Trump's earlier calls to abolish it.

Argentina just suffered the 2nd-biggest crash since 1950 for any stock market — and the nation is again on the brink of a financial crisis

Investors are increasingly worried that Argentina will be unable to repay its billions of dollars in debt and are dumping the country's assets.
Ben's Best's new "Bernie's Back" ice cream.

Ben & Jerry’s cofounder has made an entire line of Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream

"Bernie's Back" is made with hot cinnamon ice cream, a chocolate disc, and a butter toffee backbone in the middle of the pint.
Mark Mobius

The 2020 election is 15 months away, but one famous investor is already saying markets will go ‘haywire’ if Trump loses

Recent market records are partially driven by the president's policies, co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners Mark Mobius told CNBC.

Trump has so far missed one of his biggest goals for the economy

Trump promised the economy would grow at a rate of 3% or higher each year of his term. That has not been the case.