Senate elections

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2018 - 1:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — No, it wasn't a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on election night. As vote counting presses on in several states, the Democrats have steadily chalked up victories across the country, firming up their grip on the U.S. House and...
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Employees at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office check a machine as they sort ballots before being counted, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 12, 2018 - 6:02 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and...
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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., campaigns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mama Hamil's Restaurant in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 12, 2018 - 5:20 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at a Republican Party rally at Highland Stables in Bowling Green, Ky. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "good morning" for Republicans. He says President Donald Trump helped keep the Senate in GOP hands. The Kentucky Republican spoke Wednesday morning, hours after midterm election voters kept the Senate controlled by Republicans,...
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Democrat Jennifer Wexton speaks at her election night party after defeating Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Dulles, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 07, 2018 - 2:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Ryan had to know it was coming. The minute the House speaker shot down President Donald Trump's latest campaign-season gambit on immigration — an assertion that he could rewrite citizenship rights with the stroke of a pen — Ryan had to be braced for Trump's counterpunch. True...
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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to supporters at a rally, Monday, Nov., 5, 2018, in Richmond Hill, Ga. Republican candidate Brian Kemp and Abrams are locked in a tight race that could head to a runoff if neither wins a majority Tuesday. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 06, 2018 - 6:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweetstorms and a trade war. Kanye in the Oval Office. Kavanaugh in the hearing room. President Donald Trump's presidency has been a wild, turbulent, two-year ride. Now it's time for voters to weigh in how much they're enjoying it. Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress...
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President Donald Trump opens his arms to Rush Limbaugh as he arrives to speaks during a rally at Show Me Center, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and midterm elections (all times local): 10:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is holding his final rally of the 2018 midterm election campaign. Trump appeared Monday night in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, his third rally of the day and 11th in his...
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James Crockett, 10, holds a mask of President Donald Trump as another supporter holds a mask of first lady Melania Trump as President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Fort Wayne, Ind.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 6:52 pm
Six days, eight states, 11 rallies. Scenes from the road as President Donald Trump sprints to Election Day (all times local): UPDATED— Six days, seven states, 11 rallies. Scenes from the road as President Donald Trump sprints to Election Day: MONDAY, 6 p.m. WHERE: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum...
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Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 04, 2018 - 11:38 pm
Six days, eight states, 11 rallies. Scenes from the road as President Donald Trump sprints to Election Day (all times local): SUNDAY, 7 p.m. Where: McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee RUNNING TIME: 1 hour, 10 minutes. BIG LINE: "You don't hear so much about that big 'blue wave' anymore." —...
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A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is facing Republican Martha McSally in the race to replace Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who is retiring. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 04, 2018 - 9:38 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Republican, Rep. Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school's homecoming game. The Democrat, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, wore a canary-yellow dress and 4-inch platform shoes with cactus...
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