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Political parties in the Delaware House and Senate chose new leadership Wednesday, one day after the midterm election.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Two close races resulted in the ousting of prominent Republican lawmakers from the General Assembly Tuesday night.

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Some key legislative races could have a serious impact on the look of the General Assembly, including the race for the state Senate seat in District 4.


Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talked to incumbent Republican state senator Greg Lavelle and his challenger, Democrat Laura Sturgeon.


Two Republican candidates for statewide office have been cleared of wrongdoing by the state elections office.

Republicans in Delaware are questioning the recent hire of a retiring lawmaker to a top job at the state Lottery Office.

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One state lawmaker says he plans to push again to end the First State’s reliance on cash bail. This comes after a Smyrna women died in jail earlier this month after being unable to pay bail.

The Delaware Democratic Party has filed a complaint alleging two Republican officeholders of violating campaign finance laws.

State senators could vote on legislation banning assault style weapons next week. Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawk's Nest) put it on Tuesday’s agenda even though it failed to get out of committee.

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Legislation banning assault style weapons failed to advance out of a state Senate committee Wednesday and lawmakers are pointing fingers over who’s to blame.

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Delawareans found guilty of possessing pot may be able to get that conviction erased from their record.