• Midterm key takeaways: Trump's message flops, and Democrats set the stage for 2020

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday gave Democrats control of the House of Representatives and a powerful check against President Donald Trump's legislative agenda.
    Democrats also won key governorships that will allow them to control district maps before the 2020 presidential election.
    Trump faced a fairly standard midterm correction, as presidents normally lose legislative seats in a midterm election.
    But exit polling shows strongly that voters rejected or didn't care much about Trump's messaging, despite its media prominence.
    Instead, healthcare, not immigration or...
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    AP/Darron Cummings Here is what you need to know.
    The Democrats take the House and the Republicans hold the Senate. As of 4:50 a.m. ET, the Democrats held 219 House seats and the Republicans held 51 Senate seats with several seats in both chambers still up for grabs, according to the Associated Press.
    Nancy Pelosi signals Democrats won't move to impeach Trump. "I get criticized in my own party for not being in support of it," the House minority leader told PBS' Judy Woodruff. "But I'm not. If that happens, it would have to be bipartisan, and the evidence would have to be so conclusive...
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  • Midterms 2018 LIVE: Democrats take the House, GOP holds the Senate in a wild election night

    Midterms 2018 LIVE: Democrats take the House, GOP holds the Senate in a wild election night

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The 2018 midterm elections are upon us, and the country is anxiously awaiting to hear the results of an array of consequential races nationwide.
    There's a lot at stake on Tuesday, November 6. So far the results have been a resounding victory for neither side: with the GOP making unexpected gains in the Senate, but losing the House to Democratic control.
    It can take hours, days, and sometimes even weeks for results to come in.
    Follow our full...
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