Democrats Will Likely Reclaim Control Of The House Of Representatives

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In the past two years, Mr Trump has enforced several key points of his conservative agenda - scrapping the Iran nuclear deal, a ban on Muslim visitors, undoing health reforms, appointing conservative judges - also because Republicans control both the House and the Senate.

Maybe the "blue wave" turned out to be a "blue ripple", Seth Meyers said on Late Night, "but hey, if you've been in the desert for two years, a little splash of water feels like a damn tsunami".

"She says there is still a "long way to go", but the White House feels "good about where we are right now".

Speaking on Fox News, Sanders said the candidates that Trump campaigned for are doing well.

New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (C) is the youngest woman ever elected to the US House at 29 years old.

The Republicans' gains came even as the results in Nevada and Arizona had yet to be determined.

Polls across six states closed at 7 p.m. EST, including battlegrounds Georgia, Indiana and Kentucky. His other very positive state is MS (+15).

Senators Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a 2016 Democratic presidential contender, and Tim Kaine of Virginia, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential nominee in 2016, easily won re-election.

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In particular, she mentioned the upset of Sen.

Overall, more voters disapproved of Trump's job performance than approved - a finding that is largely consistent with recent polling.

Opposition Democrats captured the House of Representatives on Wednesday in the crucial midterm elections while President Donald Trump's Republican Party retained its majority in the Senate, an outcome likely to intensify the political bitterness and fighting between the two major parties in the run up to the 2020 presidential poll. He's campaigned for dozens of candidates at all levels of government.

Midterm elections are typically hard for the party in power, and GOP incumbents were on defense in races across the country.

"The midterm elections used to be, like, boring", Trump told a crowd in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday.

The loss of the House is a serious blow to Trump who must now brace for the novel experience of oversight from Capitol Hill with Democratic committee chairmen promising constraints on his power that the GOP never attempted.

Some of the biggest problems Tuesday were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election. Voters were reported to be waiting for up to three hours to cast their votes. Like other Democrats across the country, Spanberger emphasized protecting people with pre-existing conditions from being denied coverage or charged more by insurers. In Kansas, Republican Kris Kobach, a Trump ally who was a leader of the president's disbanded voter fraud commission, fell to Democratic state senator Laura Kelly.

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is hailing "a new day in America".

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"I don't think there's anything wrong with Donnelly, but he's been on both sides of the fence", said Allan.

The House of Representatives has flipped from Republican control into the hands of the Democrats, US networks projected.

Women powered the Democrats' victories across the country as well, driving the highest gender gap in modern history.

The White House has been stressing the historical headwinds it faced: In the last three decades, 2002 was the only midterm election when the party holding the White House gained Senate seats.

"Lavrov said he is hopeful that the election will help stabilize domestic politics in the U.S".

And Rep. Adam Schiff, slated to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has vowed to probe alleged Trump campaign-Russia collusion. "We have to pass this bill", Biaggi said after her primary win about legislation that would codify Roe v. Wade.

Severe weather in several Southern states could affect voter turnout on Election Day.

A number of other politicians have also responded to the results, giving their verdict on the night.

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In an interview with ABC on Monday, the president said he wished he had taken "a much softer tone" throughout his presidency. Some high profile senators are expected to be among that growing pool of candidates in the Democratic presidential primary.

In the broader fight for control in the Trump era, the political and practical stakes on Tuesday were sky high.

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