United States general election

Men look at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited results from the U.S. midterm elections, which could have an impact on the global economy and trade. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 06, 2018 - 11:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday as the Democratic Party appeared on track to take back control of the U.S. House of Representatives, potentially putting a check on President Donald Trump. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.4 percent to 22,226.02. Australia's S&P/ASX 200...
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, left, checks in to vote at the Brunswick Fire Co. No 1 during Election Day, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Troy, N.Y. (Paul Buckowski//The Albany Times Union via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate elections (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has defeated Republican challenger Chele Farley to win re-election to the U.S. Senate. Gillibrand was heavily favored in Tuesday's election and has been talked about as a...
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In this courtroom sketch, pipe bombs suspect Cesar Sayoc seated in court, raises his arm to swear to the truth of his statement of need for assigned counsel, during his presentment in Manhattan Federal Court Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in New York. Sayoc, who faces charges for allegedly mailing more than a dozen explosive devices to prominent Democrats, CNN and critics of Republican President Donald Trump, has been ordered held without bail in New York. At left is Federal Defender Sarah Baumgartel, while standing far right are U.S. marshals. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail after his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday. Cesar Sayoc, who was transferred from federal custody in Florida, hugged his lawyer after a hearing in which...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2018 file photo, a man works at his desk in front of monitors during a demonstration in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook and other social platforms have been waging a fight against online misinformation and hate speech for two years. With the U.S. midterm elections coming soon on Tuesday, Nov. 6, there are signs that they're making some headway, although they're still a long way from winning the war. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
November 06, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts and is investigating them in...
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Voters line up in the rain outside Bright Family and Youth Center in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Across the country, voters headed to the polls Tuesday in one of the most high-profile midterm elections in years. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 06, 2018 - 8:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As polls opened across the country, residents of several states were contending with severe weather conditions that could affect voter turnout. A line of storms moved through the Deep South overnight and early Tuesday morning, knocking down trees and power lines from Louisiana to...
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum speaks at a campaign stop in his bid for governor, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Crawfordville, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
November 06, 2018 - 7:26 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Voters are deciding whether to keep Florida under Republican control with a close Trump ally or elect its first Democratic governor since 1994 — and the first African-American ever — after a campaign marked by a deadly hurricane and gun violence. Former Republican U.S. Rep...
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FILE - This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos shows Texas U.S. Senate candidates in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
November 06, 2018 - 1:53 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. But will it be enough to upset — or even stay close to —...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Show Me Center, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 10:19 pm
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final pitch Monday to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress. With the...
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An election official, left, maintains the crowd line and parking spaces as people line up to vote at the Minneapolis Early Vote Center on the last day of early voting Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation's electorate that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans vote and why in Tuesday's midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 05, 2018 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation's electorate for Tuesday's midterms that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans voted and why. The launch of AP VoteCast is the largest change in the way final information about voters' choices is...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp speaks during a rally at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown, Ga. The official office of Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Sunday, Nov. 4, it is investigating the state Democratic Party in connection with what it said was an attempted hack of the state’s online voter database that will be used at polling places in Tuesday’s election. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
November 05, 2018 - 3:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bruising race for governor of Georgia has been roiled by unsupported, eleventh-hour allegations from Republican candidate Brian Kemp, who is also the state's chief election official, that Democrats sought to hack the voter registration system. His Democratic opponent, Stacey...
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