The midterm elections ushered in America's first-ever openly gay governor, as well as the country's first Native American congresswomen and first Muslim congresswomen.
The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business empire and his political dealings with the rest of the world.
The "blue wave" didn't crest, but the results bring a sea change to Washington.
The split verdict in the first national referendum on Trump’s presidency set the stage for partisan conflicts that will shape the rest of his first term.
Despite Democrats taking control of the House?, the president tweeted the elections were a "tremendous success."
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) predicted her party would take control of the House, while Republicans were cautiously optimistic about maintaining power in the Senate.
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A final batch of polls provided signs of late momentum for Democrats in the battle for the Senate, with surveys showing their candidates leading in two battleground races and decisively ahead in New Jersey. Donald Trump held more than half a dozen rallies over the final weekend to boost GOP candidates.
Texas’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race accelerated Monday toward potentially the closest finish in decades as Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke scraped their polarized bases for any last voters in a burst of final rallies in liberal big cities and Trump-loving suburbs.
The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday’s election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control.
The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party’s super-charged campaign to end the GOP’s hold on power in Washington and statehouses across the nation.
CNN's Allison Chinchar explains which key battleground states can expect possible bad weather at the polls.
Keeping control of the House would validate President Trump's governing style and mean full speed ahead for his agenda. But if the GOP loses its majority it will need to protect Trump.
Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson are heading into the final days of the most-expensive Senate race in Florida history, with the campaign characterized by a relentless barrage of negative advertising.
Beto O’Rourke is behind by 6.5 percent in the latest RealClearPolitics average of all polls in the race for junior U.S. Senator from Texas. Incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz has led in the polls for months heading into election day. While the race has seen some tightening as expected, Cruz continues to have a comfortable lead.
The Republican, Rep. Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school’s homecoming game. The Democrat, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, wore a canary-yellow dress and 4-inch platform shoes with cactus applique as she presided over the coin toss.
Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.
Florida, again. The nation’s biggest swing state has two epic contests Tuesday, for governor and U.S. Senate, along with several races that could help determine who controls the U.S. House. As usual, they are critical to the national hopes of Democrats and Republicans. And, as usual, most are too close to call in a state with a rapidly changing population that somehow manages to produce cliffhangers every other November.