WASHINGTON-The U.S. midterm elections brought a surge of female candidates to ballots across the country. Democrats would need a swing of at least 23 votes to gain control of the House.
His highest approval of these states is West Virginia, oddly enough, where slightly more than three-in-five approve of the job he's doing as President, but Democrat Joe Manchin was able to keep his seat.
Democrats are most optimistic about the House, a sprawling battlefield extending from Alaska to Florida.
Democrats are defending 26 of the 35 Senate elections on Tuesday, which means they have a lot more on the line.
Democrats would have to pick up six seats to break the GOP's veto-proof super majority and 11 to win take the majority outright.
For nearly two years, Trump's rule-breaking, sometimes chaotic administration has enjoyed a free hand from the twin Republican controlled chambers, but the midterms could see him forced to face an opposition with real teeth.
Democratic candidate for governor Michelle Lujan Grisham greets diners at Barelas Coffee House on midterm elections day in Albuquerque, N.M., November 6, 2018. That could help Democrats because younger voters tend to lean their way.
Meanwhile, Trump and his chief lieutenants offered a fiery message in the election's final hours. He was active on Twitter throughout much of the day, blasting out endorsements for Republican candidates and weighing in on the balloting.
Republicans are expected to retain their slight majority in the US Senate, now at two seats, which would let them retain the power to approve US Supreme Court and other judicial nominations on straight party-line votes.
However, after an election campaign marred by extremist violence, opponents called the polls a chance to curtail a president they accuse of deliberately stirring racism and social division in the search for votes. While Republicans confront serious headwinds in holding the House, the uniqueness of the contest in each of 435 House districts makes for a wide range in the potential number of seats Democrats may gain. "I feel confident we will win", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosisaid on Tuesday, decked out in a bright blue dress at her party's headquarters in Washington, D.C. "Do not let their scare tactics frighten you away from the polls".
The Republicans have long claimed that they are the party of the military.
Now we're getting to the some of the nation's marquee races: the initial returns from the Texas US Senate race, plus four competitive US House races in New Jersey and another eight in Pennsylvania.
AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters considered Trump a factor in their votes.
GOP Whip Steve Scalise said the president's rallies were building momentum and with the economy a selling point, he predicted his party would retain a slim majority.
A majority of the 113,000 voters surveyed said the country is headed in the wrong direction.
A nationwide poll released Sunday by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal details the depth of the demographic shifts. Individual races "will be close", she said, but because of the "quality of our candidates" and emphasis on preserving health care, "I feel confident we will win".
"I think he's trying to divide this country", said Hutchins, acting executive director of a group that advocates on labor issues. His campaign team created an advertisement focused on the caravan that was so racially charged that major TV networks pulled it.
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Bill Nelson versus Republican Rick Scott in Florida - indicates that Democrats do have a small chance of taking the Senate . Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight gives Democrats an 87.8 percent chance of capturing control of the House as of this writing.
Ted Cruz , said he doesn't understand why anyone would be angry with asylum seekers "doing what any human being would do". He offers to coach some Latinx voters in the O'Rourke crowd on how to pass as white so they won't have a problem voting .
Lorenzo Insigne equalised with a penalty against Paris St-Germain to send Napoli top of Group C in the Champions League . That is why Neymar says they have to turn out at Napoli as if it is the "last game" they will ever play.
The two parties have been negotiating throughout the last several weeks and seem eager to reach a final agreement. Arsene Wenger labelled reports he was close to becoming AC Milan's new manager as "fake news".
Connor paid tribute to Makinson's try-scoring abilities, saying: 'Tommy's one of the best wingers I've played with. From 6-6 at halftime, New Zealand went back in front just four minutes into the new half with an exceptional try.
According to NFL Network's Jane Slater, the New Orleans Saints are bringing in three wide receivers to workout tomorrow. The Saints have one of the top wideouts in the league in Michael Thomas , and a budding star in rookie TreQuan Smith.
Two women - a 61-year-old faculty member at Florida State University, and a 21-year-old FSU student - were fatally shot. The mother told the district that he had been staring at the students in a odd way and "shouldn't be teaching kids".
It was Li who would then regain a share with an eagle on 15, before Rose pushed ahead once more with a birdie on the next. World Number One after losing in a play-off , finishing fourth but winning the FedExCup. "Nine was chip-in.
But if you think Samsung might try to bring white phones back into the mainstream, well, this might be our first look at it. We're expecting that the Galaxy S10 in all three iterations will be available within a week and a half after that.
It wasn't clear if Wideman was talking about the Golden Knights or the Coyotes, who both topped Ottawa during its West Coast trip. Wideman asked. "He just commentates what's happening". "So why do we even have a meeting?" he says in the clip.
Thanks to the systems and protocols established by Secretary of State Brian Kemp , no personal information was breached. Her husband Lance Whatley, a 29-year-old software engineer, was leaning toward voting for Kemp as he waited.
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Fitzpatrick didn't get much help from his top receivers Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson , who were essentially non-factors. They also have 27 catches for 403 yards and three TDs receiving entering Thursday night's game at Pittsburgh.
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Yucatan, who finished 11th, pulled up lame in a near foreleg - a minor injury - but was also not in any further danger. The race was tinged with sadness however with The Cliffsofmoher breaking down towards the end of the opening straight.
Are you ready to vote? A voter's guide for Texas
If you run into any problems at your polling place on Election Day, keep in mind that California's laws generally favor voters. Email or fax voting via the UOCAVA is available in 25 USA states but you must have already registered in advance to do so.
Deadpool 2 to be re-released as a PG-13 Christmas classic
In the time since, we've heard very little about what's going on with that project, but today we've got quite an update. With that said, the decision to pull the trigger on a PG-13 Deadpool 2 didn't come lightly to star Ryan Reynolds .