Political parties

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to a crowd of volunteers and supporters of the Democratic party at an election night returns event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 07, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress in the wake of Tuesday's mid-term election (all times local): 2:10 p.m. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of the House next year. The California Republican says she is the "best person...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 07, 2018 - 12:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would consider raising other tax rates to pay for a middle-class tax cut. Trump said at a Wednesday press conference that if Democrats offer an idea for tax...
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November 07, 2018 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is looking forward to watching Senate Democrats run for president. The Kentucky Republican, flush with victory from Tuesday's midterms, told reporters morning that with the midterm elections over, "It's going to be fun to watch the Democratic...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at a Republican Party rally at Highland Stables in Bowling Green, Ky. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "good morning" for Republicans. He says President Donald Trump helped keep the Senate in GOP hands. The Kentucky Republican spoke Wednesday morning, hours after midterm election voters kept the Senate controlled by Republicans,...
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November 07, 2018 - 9:08 am
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Twin sisters who represented different parties when they ran for seats on the same western Michigan county board will not be working side-by-side. Monica Sparks, a Democrat, and her Republican sister, Jessica Ann Tyson, each won their party's nomination for the Kent County...
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The Capitol is seen on the morning after Election Day as Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm ending eight years of Republican control, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 07, 2018 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump's Republican Party in the midterm elections. There was a revolt in the suburbs Tuesday against the GOP, and the political upheaval now threatens what's left of Trump's agenda. But on Election Day, Republicans...
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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams finishes addressing supporters during an election night watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. Abrams expects a runoff with Republican opponent Brian Kemp. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 07, 2018 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 1:54 a.m. Democrat Stacey Abrams says votes remain to be counted in the tight Georgia governor's race and vows to wait for them all. Abrams told supporters at her election night party that they would "have a chance to do a do-over" in...
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David Rosen, from left, Jennifer Karol and her husband Tom Karol react to an update on the 32nd Texas congressional race during an election night party for Democratic candidate Colin Allred at the Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Allred is running against incumbent Republican Pete Sessions for the Texas 32nd U.S. congressional house district. (AP Photo/Andy Jacobsohn)
November 07, 2018 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm Tuesday, breaking the GOP's monopoly on power in Washington and setting the stage for a multitude of investigations of President Donald Trump that could engulf his...
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Sydney Crawford, 84, left, of New York City, and JoAnn Loulan, 70, of Portola Valley, Calif., watch election returns during a Democratic party election night event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 07, 2018 - 5:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a "blue wave"...
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Sen.-elect Josh Hawley makes his victory speech while his wife Erin looks on during an election watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Springfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 07, 2018 - 2:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday after ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri, delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more years. To seal the win, the...
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