Trump urges Democrats to join hands, but remains defiant
Trump urges Democrats to join hands, but remains defiant
US: Democrats take the House, but there was no landslide – Nordea Markets
09 November, 2018, 00:47
It avoided a complete rout in the House, made gains in the Senate, and won important governorships in OH and Florida.
In the upper chamber, they captured Democratic seats in Indiana, Missouri and North Dakota, won a marquee battle in Texas, and fought a Florida race to a recount.
Donald Trump has remained confident in the Republican Senate majority, declaring an edge over the Democrats despite a massive House win.
She saluted "those dynamic, diverse and incredible candidates who have taken back the House for the American people". His failure to maintain GOP control of the House signals problems in suburban areas, where women, moderates and even some Republicans are turned off by the president's brutally direct, divisive and insulting style. She wouldn't answer a question about whether Democrats will seek Trump's tax filings, but said committee requests for documents and hearings won't be "scattershot".
Democrats' performance in the House battlefield was mixed.
The incoming class of lawmakers could have a stark impact on politics in the nation's capital, particularly within the Democratic Party, after a midterm election that was widely seen as a referendum on Trump's first term.
During the campaign, Pelosi urged candidates to focus on lowering health care costs and creating jobs with infrastructure investment, and she tamped down calls for impeachment.
They argue that such favors to Trump include Chinese government trademarks for his companies, payments for hotel room stays and event-space rentals by representatives of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and proceeds from Chinese or Emirati-linked government purchases of office space in Trump Tower. Iowa has sent women to the Senate and governor's mansions, but never to the House of Representatives. They contend the president is exploiting a humanitarian issue for "political gain".
While it's typical for the president's party to lose seats in the House in midterms, it's highly unusual for the president's party to gain seats in the Senate in the same election.
The Republican side of the aisle elected mostly white men.
The news for the next year or longer seems likely to be dominated by a steady stream of coverage of the people closest to Trump as they testify before Congress under duress, or under a grant of immunity, or coverage of their refusal to speak at all for fear of incriminating themselves. They need to be reminded why. AP VoteCast also showed a majority of voters considered Trump a factor in their votes. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, won Michigan's 13th congressional district in a race in which she was the sole major party candidate.
Baker said one of the most "positive developments" of Tuesday's voting was the re-election of several other Republican governors in the northeast who he considers moderate, including Gov. Phil Scott in Vermont, Gov. Chris Sununu in New Hampshire and Gov. Larry Hogan in Maryland.
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The forecast for Tuesday's midterm elections called for a blue wave to crash on our shores. He has yet to come up with a derogatory nickname for her, as he has with many of his other Democratic foes, although that could certainly change.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi promised that her party would serve as a counterweight to the White House.
This certainly was not a win for President Trump, but it was nowhere near as bad as it could've been.
Republicans had expected the GOP tax plan would be the cornerstone of their election agenda this year, but it became a potential liability in key states along the East and West coasts where residents could face higher tax bills because of limits on property and sales tax deductions. According to the latest media reports, Republicans hold a 52-44 seat majority in the Senate. Obama's first midterm vote in 2010 saw 63 House of Representative seats and six Senate seats switch from Democratic to Republican.
The GOP campaign committee distanced itself from eight-term Rep. Steve King of Iowa after he was accused of racism and anti-Semitism, but he won anyway.
Together, Republicans and Democrats make up 95 percent of seats, and other parties a further two percent.
Welch said the power imbalance between House committees and the speaker's office reached new heights during Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's leadership and House Democrats will have to debate the issue moving forward.
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Luckily the rest of the NFC East has had issues as well, still keeping the Cowboys in the race for the top spot in the division. There was a missed field goal before Cooper's TD, and Prescott's interception after that in their first home loss this season.
The decision comes after a tense standoff between Acosta and President Donald Trump during a press conference on Wednesday. Fox News has not yet confirmed whether or not the video is actually doctored, or simply zooms in on the incident.
When matched against a dual-socket Xeon Platinum 8180M server, the AMD box ran the benchmark to completion first. What's not known is how much of the Rome DNA will make it into the consumer Ryzen 2 due early next year.
South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said the two journalists are back in their hotel. We believe the arbitrary detention of journalists is a direct and risky threat to media freedom and access to information".
But the Sport runs on the new 3100 SoC, which should provide noticeable improvements in battery life and performance. It's November, and new Wear OS-compatible smartwatches keep dribbling out as we approach the holidays.
"I suspect quite a few of you may too have grandchildren or will do soon", Prince Charles said. "Not two", he says. Copy of the letter Charles wrote to the prime minister Tony Blair, to influence agricultural policies.
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Massimiliano Allegri chose to give Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini a game off, saving them for Wednesday's game against United . Paul Pogba claims to be "happy" at Manchester United but has stopped short of ruling out a future return to Juventus .
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt to take custody battle to trial
However, as a source cited by the media outlet claimed, "They're still working together towards an out of court settlement". The trial could take up to 3 weeks and the judge will have the duty of going thru all the info and making a decision.
Falcons agree to terms with Bruce Irvin
Irvin was having a rough year in Oakland under coach Jon Gruden (just like every other member of the organization). Irvin hasn't been ashamed to talk about his troubled past , but it's simply motivation for him to strive for more.
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With the House possibly decided, during the 10 p.m. hour, the polls close on hotly contested Senate races in Montana and Nevada. In an interview with ABC on Monday, the president said he wished he had taken "a much softer tone" throughout his presidency.
Vijay's Sarkar joins Rs 100 crore club in just two days
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