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Trump's 2020 Democratic rivals pounce to criticize State of the Union speech

Trump used his speech to highlight a strong economy but drew criticism by vowing to build a wall on the border with Mexico despite Democratic opposition.

Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 US presidential bid

Julian Castro, 44, the grandson of a Mexican immigrant who would be the first Hispanic elected president, served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development under former President Barack Obama and has long been viewed as a rising star in the party.


Too close to call: US federal, state elections still in flux

The outcomes of two Senate races, 13 House seats and two governorships had yet to be settled on Monday.

US 2018 midterm results: Democrats capture control of House; Republicans hold Senate

The Democrats’ extensive gains in the House, and their capture of several powerful governorships, in many cases represented a vindication of the party’s more moderate wing.

How a Democratic US House could alter foreign policy

Democrats say they are determined to obtain more information about meetings by Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, worried that Trump is so eager to make a "great deal" that he will give Kim too much.

What to look for in US midterm polls today

If Democrats take control of one house, the Republicans will struggle to get legislation passed. In the 2010 midterms, during the regime of President Barack Obama, Republicans gained control of the Senate and obstructed legislation moved by Democrats.


US midterm elections tomorrow: All you need to know

Americans, as well as the rest of the world, are keenly watching the elections, whose results could impact President Donald Trump’s powers in matters of the legislature as well as in getting his nominees confirmed to judicial and other positions.

Democrats set to win majority in House of Representatives: Poll

Democrats held a wide lead among blacks, Latinos, women, independents and voters between the ages of 18 and 34, the poll showed. Republicans led among voters ages 50 to 64, men, and whites, according to the poll.

US Democrats seek to make Republican scandals an election issue

The conviction and guilty plea on Tuesday of two former members of Trump's inner circle put a spotlight on the Democratic argument that Republicans have failed to check the excesses of corruption under Trump - but that voters could do it for them.

Senate Republicans call for hearing on Scott Pruitt scandals

On Ingraham's radio show on Wednesday, fellow Oklahoman and Pruitt ally Republican Senator James Inhofe stopped short of calling for his resignation but said if the stream of scandals does not stop, he would be forced to ask him to step down.