Roundup: Rights of women, gays, minorities advanced across U.S. in 2018 midterms
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
by Peter Mertz
DENVER, the United States, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- While both Democrats and Republicans were debating the results of Tuesday's 2018 vote, few disputed the fact that a record number of women, gays, and other minorities gained political power in the pivotal mid-term elections.
"Backlash has officially begun," said Washington political analyst David Richardson. "What has been growing since (U.S. President Donald) Trump took office was shown at the polls. Pockets of discontent, namely gays ...