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  • >> GOOD EVENING. I'M GEOFF

  • BENNETT. TONIGHT ON PBS NEWS

  • WEEKEND WE INCHED CLOSER TO WHO

  • CONTROLS THE HOUSE AND THE

  • SENATE.

  • AHEAD OF NEXT WEEK'S WORLD

  • CUP CONCERN OVER HUMAN

  • RIGHTS ISSUES IN THE HOST

  • COUNTRY QATAR.

  • AND SNEAKER SCHOOL, PROGRAM

  • TEACHING COLLEGE STUDENT

  • HOW TO MAKE THE FACTIONAL SHOES

  • -- THE FASHIONABLE SHOES.

  • >> THE DESIGN MAKES THE USER

  • EXPERIENCE BETTER.

  • SO, THAT IS WHAT WE TRY TO

  • PREACH HERE.

  • GEOFF: ALL THAT AND THE DAY'S

  • HEADLINE ON TONIGHT'S "PBS NEWS

  • WEEKEND."

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  • STATION FROM VIEWERS LIKE YOU.

  • THANK YOU.

  • GEOFF: GOOD EVENING. IT IS GOOD

  • TO BE WITH YOU.

  • WE STARTED IN ARIZONA WERE

  • DEMOCRATS HAVE HELD ONTO A

  • CRITICAL SEAT INCHING CLOSER TO

  • KEEPING CONTROL OF THE U.S.

  • SENATE.

  • SENATOR MARK KELLY HAS DEFEATED

  • REPUBLICAN CHALLENGER LIKE

  • MASTERS AND WITH HIS WIN

  • DEMOCRATS ONLY NEED ONE MORE

  • SEAT TO HOLD THE SENATE.

  • REPUBLICANS WILL NEED TO GET THE

  • FINAL TWO SEATS IN GEORGIA AND

  • NEVADA TO CONTROL THE MAJORITY

  • ARE THE SENATE RACE IN NEVADA

  • HAS TIGHTENED TO WITHIN 900

  • VOTES WITH THE REPUBLICAN

  • HOLDING A NARROW LEAD BUT THE

  • TRENDS IN THE BALLOT COUNTING

  • FAVOR THE DEMOCRAT CATHERINE

  • CORTEZ MASTO.

  • CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF JOE

  • LOMBARDO WHO WAS ENDORSED BY

  • FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

  • HAS DEFEATED DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR

  • STEVE SISOLAK.

  • IN ARIZONA, DEMOCRAT ADRIAN

  • FONTES WILL BE THE NEXT

  • SECRETARY OF STATE AFTER

  • DEFEATING MARK BISHOP, ANOTHER

  • TRUMP ENDORSED CANDIDATE AND

  • ELECTION DENIER.

  • IN THE U.S. HOUSE, REPUBLICANS

  • UP HERE POISED TO WIN CONTROL OF

  • THE LOWER CHAMBER BUT ONLY

  • NARROWLY.

  • AND IN THE DAYS OTHER HEADLINES,

  • FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS

  • SUING THE JANUARY 6 COMMITTEE TO

  • AVOID COOPERATED WITH A SUBPOENA

  • FORCING HIM TO TESTIFY NEXT

  • WEEK.

  • THE LAWSUIT LIKELY DOOMS THE

  • PROSPECT OF TRUMP EVER

  • TESTIFYING SINCE IT ENSURES A

  • LENGTHY LEGAL BATTLE THAT WOULD

  • LAST BEYOND THE COMMITTEE'S LIFE

  • SPENT THE MOVE COMES DAYS BEFORE

  • MR. TRUMP IS EXPECTED TO

  • FORMALLY LAUNCH HIS THIRD

  • CAMPAIGN FOR PRESIDENT.

  • IN UKRAINE, DELIBERATIVE CITY OF

  • KHERSON CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE

  • THE WITHDRAWAL OF RUSSIAN

  • TROOPS.

  • ELECTRICITY HAS BEEN RESTORED.

  • AND POLICE PROTECTION AS WELL AS

  • TV AND RADIO BROADCASTS ARE

  • RESUMED.

  • OVERJOYED RESIDENTS WELCOMED

  • UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS WHILE POLICE

  • TEAMS WORKED TO NEUTRALIZE

  • EXPLOSIVES AND DOCUMENT WAR

  • CRIMES.

  • ALL PART OF AN EFFORT TO MAKE

  • THE CITY LIVABLE AFTER MONTHS OF

  • OCCUPATION.

  • STILL, MUCH OF THE SURROUNDING

  • REGION REMAINS UNDER RUSSIAN

  • CONTROL.

  • AND STILL TO COME ON "PBS NEWS

  • WEEKEND" HOW HUMAN RIGHTS

  • CONCERNS ARE AFFECTING THE

  • UPCOMING WORLD CUP IN QATAR.

  • WILL THE FATE OF THE RAPIDLY

  • DISAPPEARING AMAZON RAIN FOREST

  • APPROVED WITH A NEW LEADER --

  • IMPROVE WITH A NEW LEADER IN

  • BRAZIL?

  • >> THIS IS "PBS NEWS WEEKEND".

  • FROM WETA STUDIOS IN WASHINGTON

  • HOME OF THE PBS WEEKNIGHTS ON

  • PBS.

  • GEOFF: THIS WEEK'S MIDTERM

  • ELECTION SAW A HANDFUL OF

  • HISTORIC FIRSTS.

  • NEW YORK, MASSACHUSETTS AND

  • ARKANSAS EACH ELECTED THERE

  • FIRST FEMALE GOVERNORS.

  • WHILE MASSACHUSETTS AND OREGON

  • BOTH SAW THE FIRST OPENLY

  • LESBIAN GOVERNORS ELECTED IN

  • HISTORY.

  • IN MARYLAND WES MOORE BECAME THE

  • FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR EVERS IN

  • THAT STATE AND IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • THE FIRST TRANS MAN WAS ELECTED

  • TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE.

  • THE FIRST MEMBER OF GENERATION Z

  • EVER ELECTED TO CONGRESS WON HIS

  • ELECTION ON TUESDAY IN

  • FLORIDA'S 10TH CONGRESSIONAL

  • DISTRICT.

  • MAXWELL FROST, A 25-YEAR-OLD

  • DEMOCRAT JOINS US NOW.

  • THANKS FOR BEING WITH US.

  • >> THANKS SO MUCH FOR HAVING ME.

  • GEOFF: WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE

  • SIGNIFICANCE OF YOUR WIN?

  • THE AVERAGE AGE OF A HOUSE

  • MEMBER IS 58.

  • YOU ARE 25.

  • WHAT DOES THAT MEAN, BIG

  • PICTURE?

  • >> WELL, YOU KNOW, I DID NOT

  • DECIDE TO RUN TO BE THE FIRST

  • GENZ MEMBER OF CONGRESS, I

  • DECIDED TO REPRESENT CENTRAL

  • FLORIDA WE ARE LIVING IN AN

  • INCREASE IN WE DIVIDED TIME

  • RIGHT NOW.

  • AND WE HAVE THIS FAR RIGHT

  • MOVEMENT THAT HAS BEEN REALLY ON

  • THE RISE IN FLORIDA.

  • HOWEVER, WE KNOW THAT

  • MILLENNIALS MAKEUP A THIRD OF

  • THE COUNTRY.

  • WE DO NOT REPRESENT ANYWHERE

  • NEAR A THIRD OF GOVERNMENT.

  • LOOK, I AM NOT ONE OF THESE

  • PEOPLE THAT SAY WE NEED TO TAKE

  • OUT OLD FOLKS AND JUST HAVE

  • YOUNG PEOPLE, NEEDS TO BE

  • DIVERSE, IN AGE, RACE, GENDER

  • AND ECONOMIC STATUS AND

  • EXPERIENCE AND THIS IS PART OF

  • THAT.

  • GEOFF: ON THAT POINT, RUNNING

  • FOR OFFICE AS YOU WELL KNOW, IT

  • IS A COMMITMENT, SACRIFICE.

  • AT NIGHT YOU DROVE FOR UBER SIN

  • CE YOU WEREN'T MAKING MONEY AS A