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Florida’s 2018 youth vote swells over previous midterm

State voter data shows that Florida's youth vote in the 2018 election was significantly higher than the previous midterm after get-out-the vote efforts by Parkland school shooting survivors.

Dem power players want Pelosi but centrists push back

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.

Deadlines looming in pivotal, rancorous Florida recounts

Florida’s bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America’s top political battlegrounds.

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Arizona

No, it wasn’t a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on election night.

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

Election Day arrives: Voters render judgment on Trump era

A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era.

‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections

Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party’s super-charged campaign to end the GOP’s monopoly in Washington and statehouses across the nation.
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Election officials expect high voter turnout for Midterm

Election day is just one week away and as candidates continue to campaign, officials predict this midterm could see a higher than average turn out.

Teachers bring moving trucks, vow to ‘move out’ lawmakers

Teachers and state workers drove moving trucks to the Kentucky Capitol and vowed to oust some state lawmakers come November, in the latest demonstration against legislators who backed a contentious public pension law.

Democrats hope for ‘blue wave’ push from 8-state primary day

Holding hopes of a “blue wave” in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.

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