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2018 midterm elections

Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) flash thumbs up as they arrive for a Democratic caucus meeting in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Democrats gained 33 seats in the House of Representatives in the midterm elections so far and appear on …

Democrats Boast Net Gain of at Least 35 House Seats

Democrats have emerged with a net gain of at least 35 seats with all but six of the 435 House of Representatives races called. This is a dozen more than they needed to take back the majority.

Teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Chandler, Ariz. Arizona teachers are demanding a 20 percent pay raise and more than $1 billion in new education funding. (AP Photo/Matt York)

‘Teacher Wave’ Fizzle: Two-Thirds of Teachers on Ballot Lost in Midterms

“It could have cohered into a clear story—a wave story—but in fact, it’s more of a patchwork,” said Jeffrey Henig, the director of the politics and education program at Teachers College at Columbia University. “This will be disappointing to some folks who were very excited and envisioned a teacher wave.”

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Beyoncé Blamed for Beto O’Rourke Losing Texas Senate Race

Fans of Beyoncé Knowles are blaming the pop superstar for Democratic Texas Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke losing to incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday evening, saying her last-minute endorsement was should have been made earlier in the hotly contested race. 

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Where Life Won and Lost in 2018 Midterms

The pro-life movement gained victories both with ballot measures and in the U.S. Senate, but Democrat control of the House will present a fierce challenge.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 05: Louise Pennebaker dresses as a cheerleader for U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) during a campaign rally at the House of Blues on November 05, 2018 in Houston, Texas. With less than 24 hours until Election Day, polls have shown the gap narrow between …

‘Beto 2020’ Buzz Builds Immediately After O’Rourke’s Senate Defeat

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) fended off Democrat challenger Robert Francis O’Rourke to win re-election in a high-profile Senate race Tuesday, but establishment media pundits, Hollywood celebrities, and liberal activists did not lose hope — they have now moved on to dreams