Democrats to retake U.S. House, GOP to retain Senate

Democrats to retake U.S. House, GOP to retain Senate

Democrats to retake U.S. House, GOP to retain Senate

Early Tuesday, East Coast voters had to contend with stormy weather, which normally reduces turnout, but there were morning reports of people waiting 30 minutes or longer to vote in Georgia, Florida and other states.

"Of course it's motivation". "I do think it is making an impact". "The president is his own worst enemy with some of his remarks. I feel confident we will win, it's just a question of the size of victory".

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate and 36 governorships were up for grabs.

Democrats' performance in the House battlefield was mixed.

Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the US House of Representatives, while confirming expectations that Trump's Republicans will retain control of the Senate.

Still, his xenophobic rhetoric has been unprecedented for an American president in the modern era: "Barbed wire used properly can be a attractive sight", Trump told voters in Montana.

In the fight over control of the Senate, the battle is over-and the Republicans have won.

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In some House races, Democratic challengers had a three-to-one cash advantage over the incumbent Republicans they were trying to unseat.

A wing of the party that self-identifies as progressive, including such figures as Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who won New York's 14th congressional district seat tonight, advocate harsher policy on Israel over its presence in the West Bank and its military operations in the Gaza Strip.

At Trump's pre-election rallies, large crowds have consistently cheered his rhetoric about strengthening the southern border, chanting "build the wall!"

"Democrats are inviting caravan after caravan, illegal immigrants to flood into our country", he said at a rally on the election's eve Monday.

"I'm not on the ballot, but in a certain way, I'm on the ballot", Trump said in October. They also alienated many intelligence professionals, a rift Schiff has vowed to fix.

The Democrats' investigative course depends in part on the actions of Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is looking at connections between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign. "I want you to vote..." When you participate in the political process, you can be a check on bad behavior. Starting in 2010 under President Barack Obama as the world recovered from the financial crisis, the S&P 500 has enjoyed its longest bull market in history.

Democrats saw the election in equally historic terms.

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At stake was control of at least one house in the United States Congress, and with it Trump's ability to drive ahead with an unconventional style of government that has divided Americans like rarely before.

Democrats also gained several critical governor's mansions.

Democrats are drawing strength from women and college-educated voters in general, who swung decidedly against Trump since his election. "His actions, his verbage, he's clearly the focal point", said Tim Phillips, president of the Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity, which has poured millions into certain races this cycle to help preserve the Republican majority. "And I think that is in line with the values of Wake County". Democrat Andrew Gillum is hoping to become the state's first African American governor. She also backs Trump and said Republicans are moving in the right direction on health care. A CNN exit poll of voters today showed that 55 percent disapproved of Trump's performance while 44 percent approved of it. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin Voters line up to vote as polls opened in the U.S. midterm congressional and gubernatorial elections in Deerfield Beach, Florida, U.S. November 6, 2018. "That is particularly true when a president is unpopular, as this president is".

Voters cast ballots at a polling station in Newport Beach, Calif., on Tuesday.

Historically, though, Republicans have been more reliable voters in midterm elections.

The nationwide survey indicated that almost two-thirds said Trump was a reason for their vote.

While political pundits may ultimately analyze Tuesday's results as a test of Trump, many Americans will undoubtedly base their vote on factors other than their feelings about the president: economic indicators, health care, tax reform, immigration or just their overall comfort level with the direction the country is headed.

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