Published: Wed, November 07, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

How Trump plans to spend Election Day

How Trump plans to spend Election Day

But the first thing to remember is that while Trump's ascent to the presidency in 2016 was certainly a surprise, the polls were not, in fact, wildly inaccurate.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders easily won his third term as he considers another bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Others, like former MA governor Deval Patrick, California Senator Kamala Harris and former vice president Joe Biden, have been a little more active. A lot of people get a lot of misinformation through talk radio and very limited real news. The outgoing Governor of Florida is Republican Rick Scott.

And the weeks leading up to Election Day were spotted with a string of violent incidents, including the deadly shooting rampage of a Pittsburgh synagogue and a series of pipe bombs being mailed to some of Trump's most prominent critics. will provide up-to-date election coverage Tuesday night after voters have their say in the nation's pivotal midterm elections.

"The president has been talking about immigration, the caravan, sending troops to the border - and Republicans initially felt that this would be a good thing, drumming up the base and getting republicans excited to vote in districts that lean Republican", she explained.

A majority of the 113,000 voters surveyed said the country is headed in the wrong direction. But 23 is no sure thing: polls suggest their leads are narrow in numerous seats that could push them into the mid-20s or even the mid-30s.

A bitterly divided America went to the polls on Tuesday for a high-stakes midterm election seen as a referendum on the first two years of the mercurial presidency of Donald Trump.

He bet big on a xenophobic closing message, warning of an immigrant "invasion" that promised to spread violent crime and drugs across the nation.

Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnston are the only two presidents to ever be impeached, in 1998 and 1868 respectively.

Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats to take control of the House.

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, the lower house of Congress, are up for grabs, as well as 35 seats in the 100-member Senate.

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GOP Whip Steve Scalise said the president's rallies were building momentum and with the economy a selling point, he predicted his party would retain a slim majority.

In Indiana and in Missouri, Trump invited Sanders and counselor Kellyanne Conway on stage to speak along with his daughter Ivanka Trump.

He also contended, as he does daily, that if the Democrats win they will work to roll back everything he's tried to accomplish.

The airtight House contests are scattered across the country: Among them, Democrat Abigail Spanberger is challenging Republican Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia's 7th Congressional District; Democrat Danny O'Connor and Republican Troy Balderson are rematching in Ohio's 12th Congressional District; and Democrat Harley Rouda is challenging longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California's 48th Congressional District.

Some Democrats have already vowed to force the release of his tax returns. It's possible for Republicans to keep their House majority, though unlikely.

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"People are coming out because they care about taking back the House and turning this country around", she said, calling Pelosi an "inspiring leader".

The demographic divides were coloring the political landscape in different ways. Both parties are working frantically as the election is being seen to be crucial to halt or support Trump's protectionist policies, considered regressive by the Democrats and valid by his supporters.

Don Albrecht, a 75-year-old accountant and Republican who voted for Trump in 2016, lives blocks away from the Louisville grocery store where two people died.

Democrats boast record diversity on the ballot.

Three states could elect their first African-American governors, while several others were running LGBT candidates and Muslims.

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