Abby Finkenauer won in an Obama-Trump district and toppled a GOP incumbent. | Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP Elections Democrats are on track to surpass the 23 districts they needed to flip to win back the House majority. By ELENA SCHNEIDER 11/06/2018 05:54 PM EST Democrats have won back control of the House of Representatives,…
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a midterm election night party hosted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Washington, DC. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Elections Republicans suffered widespread losses in the suburbs — but Democrats lost a spate of key Senate and governors races. By DAVID SIDERS 11/06/2018 06:00 PM EST Democrats seized…
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, greets supporters at his election night party in Houston, after winning re-election. | AP Photo/David J. Phillip Senate The GOP padded its majority by at least one seat — and as many as five. By JAMES ARKIN 11/06/2018 06:23 PM EST Updated 11/07/2018 12:01 AM EST 2018-11-07T12:01-0500 Republicans rode a red…
“Are we rewriting America’s Electoral College map tonight?” In the predawn hours of Nov. 9, 2016, CNN’s chief national correspondent, John King, posed the question that would come to define the mechanics of Donald Trump’s victory. It had been 28 years since a Republican had won Wisconsin, Michigan or Pennsylvania—states belonging to a much-hyped “blue…
One constant of Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency and his two years in power is how behavior that would be not just risky but downright stupid for any normal politician ends up working smartly for him. This is the essence of the Trump Mystique—a three-year record in which he regularly demonstrated that many of…
Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, Democratic candidate for Senate, visits with potential voters at an art festival in Phoenix on Sunday. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Arizona The Democrat has withstood a barrage of attacks over her past liberal views. By ELANA SCHOR 11/04/2018 10:32 PM EST PHOENIX — Kyrsten Sinema was rallying volunteers for the “exciting…
Analysts cautioned against drawing broad conclusions about which party could gain an advantage from high early vote totals. | Jim Mone/AP Photo Elections The turnout could be a source of error in pre-election surveys if pollsters did not calibrate properly for such high rates of voting. By ZACH MONTELLARO 11/05/2018 06:42 PM EST A staggering…
Beyond the huge consequences for national politics, the arrival of opposition-party oversight can make daily life in the White House unbearable for senior officials and their aides. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP photo white house Veterans of past White Houses that faced hostile Congresses call life under the oversight microscope is 'excruciating.' By ANDREW RESTUCCIA and…
Democrat Stacey Abrams has established a major online fundraising base that could start refilling her campaign coffers the moment a runoff is declared. | Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Elections If neither candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote Tuesday, the nationally watched campaign will head to a December runoff. By DANIEL STRAUSS 11/05/2018 05:08…
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign released an ad tying thousands of migrants fleeing violence in Central America to Luis Bracamontes, an undocumented immigrant convicted of killing two Sacramento sheriff's deputies in 2014. | Rogelio V. Solis/AP photo elections By MATTHEW CHOI 11/05/2018 12:05 PM EST Updated 11/05/2018 07:41 PM EST 2018-11-05T07:41-0500 NBC, Fox and Facebook…
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