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Democrats see rural gains bolstering fight for White House in 2020

21 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Democrats made dramatic gains in this month's U.S. congressional elections despite getting little love from white, rural, working-class voters who two years ago backed President Donald Trump.

Loss of U.S. House leaves Republicans more tied to Trump than ever

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Republicans' loss of control of the U.S. House of Representatives leaves the party with a more conservative congressional caucus that is even more bound to President Donald Trump and more united around his provocative rhetoric and hardline agenda.

Factbox: Seven takeaways from the U.S. congressional elections

07 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections ended with what might be called a split decision. Democrats gained more than enough seats to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but lost ground to Republicans in the U.S. Senate and came up short in some key governor's races.

Factbox: Seven takeaways from the U.S. congressional elections

07 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections ended with what might be called a split decision. Democrats gained more than enough seats to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but lost ground to Republicans in the U.S. Senate and came up short in some key governor's races.

Factbox - Seven takeaways from the U.S. congressional elections

07 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections ended with what might be called a split decision. Democrats gained more than enough seats to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but lost ground to Republicans in the U.S. Senate and came up short in some key governor's races.

State of Play: As election looms, Democratic candidates hold their tongues on Trump

05 Nov 2018

BETHESDA, Md. Beyond the vegan meatballs and “Medicare For All” T-shirts, there was something else notable at a Democratic rally last week in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Maryland: direct, no-holds-barred condemnation of the president. | Video

State of Play - With congressional election near, Republicans' talk turns Trumpian

29 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker last week learned the same lesson many other Republicans have during this congressional election year: One way or the other, it is hard to escape Donald Trump.

State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim Senate hopes

22 Oct 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line. | Video

State of Play - Democrats threaten Trump's grip on the Great Lakes

22 Oct 2018

TOLEDO, Ohio Two years ago, Ohio and other states in the former industrial heartlands of the Great Lakes region catapulted Donald Trump into the White House. | Video

State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim U.S. Senate hopes

17 Oct 2018

PHOENIX, Arizona For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the nation. But with less than a month to go to Election Day, there are doubts whether she can make it across the finish line. | Video

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