2018 United States general election

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., smiles as she is cheered by a crowd of Democratic supporters during an election night returns event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 07, 2018 - 2:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The incoming class of lawmakers could have a stark...
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, delivers his victory speech during an election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 07, 2018 - 2:23 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent over the top. Cruz began as the...
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Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott kisses his wife Ann as he speaks to supporters at an election watch party, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Naples, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 07, 2018 - 2:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday with relatively little suspense, ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri and delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 photo, Minnesota Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison high-fives one of his campaign volunteers in Minneapolis. Ellison, a candidate for Minnesota attorney general, faces Republican Doug Wardlow in the Nov. 6 election. (Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP, File)
November 07, 2018 - 1:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressman Keith Ellison was elected Minnesota attorney general on Tuesday despite an ex-girlfriend's accusation of domestic abuse. Ellison defeated Republican Doug Wardlow for an office that threatened to swing to Republicans for the first time in nearly half a...
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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 07, 2018 - 12:27 am
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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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018 file photo, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley speaks at a rally at City Hall in Boston. On Nov. 6, Pressley became Massachusetts' first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
November 06, 2018 - 10:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday's midterm elections. The high-profile midterm cycle that produced a record number of women...
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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 - 9:13 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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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 - 5:26 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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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 - 8:26 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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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 - 11:19 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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