Democrats Projected To Win Back The House Of Representatives
07 November, 2018, 09:13 | Author: Kristi Dunn
With the House possibly decided, during the 10 p.m. hour, the polls close on hotly contested Senate races in Montana and Nevada.
In suburban Virginia, Democrat Jennifer Wexton ousted incumbent Republican Barbara Comstock, while another Democrat, Donna Shalala, seized a Republican district in Florida.
The call came shortly after Pelosi's remarks, which were broadcast on the main cable networks.
It was also a sign that the GOP money infrastructure may not have worked its magic: national Republicans stuck with Comstock to the end, spending nearly a half-million dollars in TV ads in the final week.
MA has its first black congresswoman - Ayanna Pressley winning the state's seventh district. Hillary Clinton carried both of these districts in 2016.
He was due to be joined by Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson, Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman and the President's ex-campaign aides, David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski, a source familiar with the guest list said. "He acknowledged the Leader's call for bipartisanship in her victory remarks".
But Mr Trump - who declared on the eve of polling day that "everything we have achieved is at stake" - will delight in the fact the Republicans managed to keep control of the Senate.
If McGrath, the Democrat, wins in this solid Republican district, it could be a sign that that Democrats will take the House majority, because they'll likely win easier contests than this one. With the first polls not slated to close until 6 P.M. eastern, polling was the only indicators both parties had on Tuesday of their prospects.
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Democrats were also heartened by heavy turnout after a bitter campaign which at Trump's own insistence was widely seen as an unofficial referendum on his polarizing presidency.
Rep. Tim Ryan of OH, who challenged Pelosi unsuccessfully in 2016, has left the door open to the possibility of challenging the Democratic leader again, while others are mulling a bid only if Pelosi steps aside or if she were to be defeated in a run for speaker.
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Unlike 2016, however, Democrats have historical trends on their side.
"Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!"
Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House could slip away. While the Republican president is not on the ballot, the campaign has been indeed largely about him, with Democrats missing no opportunity to tear into the administration's immigration policies, branding the president racist and even comparing him to Osama bin Laden.
"The president absolutely is the focal point".
For Democrats to have any chance, they need to win at least one of the races in Arizona, Texas or Tennessee, which have not traditionally been favorable to them in recent decades and then virtually run the table in other toss up states.
With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, numerous nation's top elections were too close to call. "With President Trump more about the tone and the rhetoric, rather than his tax cuts, for example, which have clearly helped the economy".
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