1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (198 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: Florida hand recount in progress as Democrats gain House seat in California – live updates

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  • Florida’s Senate race still in the balance
  • Trump honors Elvis with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Seven Americans will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom today, which is the highest civilian honor in the United States.

Related: Trump to honor Elvis, Babe Ruth and Miriam Adelson with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Alec MacGillis has a piece in the New York Times about a Democratic state house candidate in southeast Ohio who failed to get any support from his party and organized labor despite being one of a handful of candidates endorsed by Barack Obama.

It’s a stark view of Democratic struggles both in rural America and in Ohio as the party picks up seats in prosperous suburbs nationally.

Democrats picked up another seat in Congress last night.

Katie Porter officially beat two-term incumbent Mimi Walters in California’s 45th Congressional District. Porter is a law professor who studied under Elizabeth Warren at Harvard Law.

BREAKING: Democrat Katie Porter wins election to U.S. House in California’s 45th congressional district. #APracecall at 5:33 p.m. PST. @AP election coverage: https://t.co/miEWlbTVZW #Election2018 #CAelection

Florida is hand counting ballots, Democrats are still gaining seats in the House of Representatives and the President of the United States is giving a medal to the King of Rock and Roll.

It’s Friday in American politics.

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