U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) and her husband Archie Smith participate in a mock swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Mike Pence at the Old Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Jones said former Vice President Joe Biden, who headlined Jones' campaign kickoff rally, and former Attorney General Eric Holder are expected to be among his guests today. For Democrats, Smith's ascent ended a painful period when a popular but tarnished colleague, Al Franken, was dogged by charges of sexual improprieties that blemished the Democrats' efforts to capitalize on a tide of misconduct and harassment accusations. Among those close to her, Smith is known for cajoling Dayton in a certain direction rather than confronting him toe-to-toe.
Eric Hosmer offered $147 million to stay with Kansas City Royals
Hosmer has also been known as a great clubhouse player as well, which why the potential move to re-sign him is so intriguing. In a rather cold offseason hot stove, Hosmer's deal would be the highest contract given to a free agent this season.
Smith last month was appointed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) to fill the Senate seat vacated by Al Franken (D). Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and former Vice President Walter Mondale, also an ex-senator. Suburban State Senator Karin Housley is the only Republican to jump in so far, but former Governor Tim Pawlenty and former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann are considering campaigns. She said she understands Republicans, who want to cut spending, are in charge and getting the money will be hard.
While Smith may be the only Planned Parenthood alum in the upper chamber, she won't be its sole supporter. "Smith becomes the 22nd female senator, a record number of women serving at the same time in the 100-member body". He is also Alabama's first Democratic Senator in 25 years.
Jose Mourinho TROLLS Man Utd legend Paul Scholes over Paul Pogba criticism
In the 2012-13 season, he was loaned out to Leicester City, totaling a total of 5 appearances for the Foxes. But his manager is unfazed by that and feels he has finally arrived at the big stage.
As always, there is no claim so stupid that you can't find a wingnut who will make it with a totally straight face. Seventeen groups representing minorities, including the NAACP, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund and National Urban League, wrote a letter to Jones on December 19 encouraging him to hire at least one person of color to his senior staff.
On last Wednesday's show, Bachmann said that she has "had people contact me and urge me to run for that Senate seat" and that she is asking God if doing so is His will for her... "Voters deserve candidates who will fight to protect their freedom to serve, work and love whomever they choose regardless of gender".
Spurs try for 13th straight win over 76ers
It will not be the prettiest of games, but the Spurs will extend their win streak over the 76ers to 13 games with a 98-93 victory. Popovich, whose.694 winning percentage is fourth-best among coaches with at least 250 games, broke a tie with George Karl.