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09 November 2018

As of this writing, not every race has been called and it is not yet clear how large the Democrats' majority will be, but it is already clear that the Speaker's gavel, and control of the House investigative committees, will go to them.

Still, he celebrated GOP success hanging on to the Senate and distanced himself from any blame.

MI was Trump's narrowest victory in 2016, with a margin of just over 10,000 votes overall - and now signaling plenty of worry for 2020.

"In a few months, what I would hope to see is legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and get that legislation to the Senate", Sanders said, issuing a challenge to his Republican colleagues: "And let the Senate vote against that if they want".

McConnell also echoed Trumps' warnings on investigations, saying: "The Democrats in the House will have to decide just how much presidential harassment they think is good strategy".

Pelosi, who is likely to return as House speaker despite opposition from some centrist Democrats, promised that the party will serve as a counterweight - but also work with Trump. Lamb champions bipartisanship and focuses on his legislative agenda, rather than on antagonizing President Trump.

Trump managed his victory in Pennsylvania by driving up turnout in rural areas - but it's unclear whether that will be enough in 2020 with the suburbs apparently energized.

The expectations we carry into elections always make it hard to objectively assess their outcome.

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But the president warned he would not hesitate to retaliate if House Democrats use their committee powers in the next Congress to investigate members of his administration or his personal finances.

"I think he's doing an excellent job but we will take a look at that in a very strong - and we'll probably have an idea about that in about a week", Trump told reporters.

As for Republicans retaining control of the Senate, she called it "a huge moment and victory for the president". Along party lines, almost two-thirds of those respondents were Republicans, and another third were Democrats.

He added that when he was in office, President Bill Clinton was in the White House, and eventually the relationship "degenerated" toward impeachment and investigations.

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed a "big day" for Republicans after his party lost control of the House of Representatives in the US midterm elections but increased their Senate majority.

Democrats took control of the House for the first time since 2010, shifting the balance of power in Washington where Republicans had dominated both chambers. Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Republican Josh Hawley defeating Democratic Sen. The party clung to its one-seat majority in the state Senate with a special election win in a heavily conservative central Minnesota district.

Two 29-year-old Democrats - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Abby Finkenauer - are due to be the youngest women ever to win House seats.

The result confirms a historical trend for the party that is not in the White House to make gains in the mid-terms.

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Hamilton finished fourth, sparking a championship celebration in the high altitude of Mexico City for the second consecutive year. His two wins in China and Monaco begged for greater things in 2018, with both races among the opening six events of the season.

"The midterm elections used to be, like, boring", Trump told a crowd in Cleveland on Monday. He is also planning to push House Democrats to move a bill increasing the federal minimum wage.

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first Muslim women and Sharice Davids and Debra Haaland the first Native American women to be elected to Congress. Among those expected were Trump's adult children, White House aides, Republican officials and presidential friends.

Over the last two years there was always this sense that while the president's thunderous championing of white nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies was hurting him in the heavily Mexican-American parts of the southwestern USA, it was the key to unlock the Rustbelt and Midwest - the part of the country seen as the one which gave him the presidency. AP VoteCast also showed a majority of voters considered Trump a factor in their votes. A 2017 Harvard Kennedy School study conducted by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy found overwhelmingly negative media coverage of President Trump during his first 100 days in office in 2017, which is normally the honeymoon period.

The Judiciary Committee, expected to be headed by current senior Democrat Jerry Nadler, has its eyes on business conflicts of Mr Trump's family.

Trump made four campaign-season visits to OH, including Monday in Cleveland.

Four Senate Democrats lost elections Tuesday after voting against the confirmation of now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Returning to his immigration-heavy 2016 playbook, Trump went on to unleash his full fury on a caravan of migrants slowly making their way to the southern border.

As of Wednesday night, votes were still being counted in the "Democratic stronghold" of Broward County, and the county election supervisor doesn't know how many are left, the Sentinel writes Unofficial results are expected by Friday, but officials are already noticing something unusual - about 680,000 voters picked a governor's candidate, but only 656,000 chose someone for Senate.

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Strange Bedfellows: Pelosi Applauds Trump's Tariffs on China