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Democrats take control of U.S. House while Republicans add to Senate majority

 

November 7, 2018



WASHINGTON – Democrats harnessed voter fury toward President Donald Trump to win control of the House and capture pivotal governorships Tuesday night as liberals and moderates banded together to deliver a forceful rebuke of Trump, even as Republicans added to their Senate majority by claiming a handful of conservative-leaning states.

Propelled by unusually high turnout that illustrated the intensity of the backlash against Trump, Democrats claimed at least 25 House seats on the strength of their support in suburban and metropolitan districts that were once bulwarks of Republican power but where voters have recoiled from the president’s demagoguery on race.

http://www.startribune.com/election-day-arrives-voters-render-judgment-on-trump-era/499753931/

 

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