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Results In Key Florida Senate Race Are Still On Hold

Wed, 2018-11-07 17:27

Florida voters kept the governorship in Republican hands and added two Democrats as members of Congress. But definitive results in a key Senate race are still on hold a day after midterms.

Rep. Adam Schiff Weighs In On What's Ahead For House Intelligence Committee

Wed, 2018-11-07 17:27

With Tuesday's takeover of the House by Democrats, Rep. Adam Schiff will likely become chair of the House Intelligence Committee. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Schiff about questions he still has regarding President Trump and Russia.

After Major Political Defeat In The House, Trump Moves On By Pushing Sessions Out

Wed, 2018-11-07 17:12

President Trump tried to move quickly past his party's midterm election losses. In a contentious news conference, Trump claimed victory and then pushed out his embattled attorney general.

Midterm Elections Exposed Deep Divides In American Society

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:46

Tuesday's midterm elections exposed deep divides in American society along racial, gender and geographic lines.

Following House Win, Democrats Vow To Clean Up Capitol Hill And Trump Administration

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:46

With control of the House, Democrats now can fulfill promises to investigate wrongdoing in the Trump administration, and overhaul political money and ethics laws.

What Voters Across The Country Said About Different Criminal Justice Ballot Measures

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:46

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Nicole Lewis of The Marshall Project about the results of criminal justice ballot measures across the country and what voters said.

Many Of The Women Who Ran As Democrats This Election Flipped Republican Seats

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:46

Iowa elected women to Congress for the first time on Tuesday. Cindy Axne will represent the 3rd district and talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about flipping a Republican seat and how she plans to run it.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry Outlines What He Sees As Bipartisan Opportunities For Congress

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:32

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with moderate Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska about areas where Republicans and Democrats might work together in the next Congress.

What To Expect From The New, Divided Congress

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:32

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined Democrats' priorities for when they take control in January. With Republicans keeping their Senate majority, the divided Congress will pursue different agendas.

House Democrats Anxious To Move Forward On Infrastructure After Election Win

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:32

President Trump says he's willing to work with Democrats when they take over the House of Representatives. And while there are areas of common ground, there are also vast obstacles to cooperation.

Georgia's Governor's Race Isn't Settled Yet

Wed, 2018-11-07 16:32

In Georgia, the Republican candidate for governor, Brian Kemp, is leading. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not concede until every vote is counted in one of the most contentious races in the U.S.

Jeff Sessions Forced Out As Attorney General After Constant Criticism From Trump

Wed, 2018-11-07 14:45

Sessions was an early Trump supporter, but he quickly lost the president's favor after recusing himself from the Russia investigation. Democrats immediately expressed concern about the probe's fate.

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A Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress (With Potentially More To Come)

Wed, 2018-11-07 07:29

A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.

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