Midterms 2018: How the Night Unfolded

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Millions of voters flocked to the polls Tuesday, giving Democrats a House majority while strengthening Republicans’ control of the Senate. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains.


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This is just the re-cap I was looking for. Facts and unbiased. Nicely done WSJ

Author — Punky J

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Call it what you want, but this is the reality:
Democrats 9% more voter turnout
Democrats + 28-37 House seats to retake House majority
Democrats + 7 Governors
Democrats + 323 State legislature seats
Democrats + 6 State legislative chambers
Democrats Ballot measures decisive victories (essentially a blowout)

Republicans + 2-4 Senate seats

Call it what you want. I have my own word for it, personally.

Author — BEAST

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It's funny how all of the partisan TV hosts on both sides think they won. It's good news wherever you turn the channel.

Author — Gary

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I love it when media companies are capable of producing unbiased and factual videos like WSJ.

Author — Will Betts

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3:33-3:38 The Korean War in a nutshell

Author — Jwan Besande

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When you forget to mention Wisconsin in the highly contested governor races even though we were the closest race of the Midwest. 10/10

Author — John Moore

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This is quite normal in 2010 the republicans flipped 63 house seats and flipped 6 in the Senate thanks to Obama. You haven't held the house in eight years.

Author — Jezzylinton

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A house that is divided will not Stand

Author — grammy 777

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That is pure reality. I like the turn out of voters.

Author — victor nderu

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As a Democrat, for me this is dissapointing . Always in mid--terms the president's party loses in average of 40-45 seats and Senate by 4-5 seats . Even the popular Presidents did . And here we were expecting a blue wave and we ended up losing more in the Senate than what we previously had, and only won in the HoR by half of what was expected . Dems need to change tactics .

Author — Scorpio Snake

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Makes sense, at least we're all still Americans

Author — Escape Reality

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"very divided" country.... that's sad

Author — Ji Hyeon Jung

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Meet the newboss..same as the old boss. Prices will keep rising faster than your paycheck and the bombs never stop.

Author — Cameron

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"If a house be divided against itself that house cannot stand...." mark 3:25

Author — Namasi

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No mention of Stacey Abrams? Certainly one of these hotly contested elections, and the closest we've come to a black woman governor. Not relevant?

Author — TheDobbleD

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If a country is so divided, eventually it becomes 2 countries just like Korea. North and south USA.

Author — Trang Huỳnh

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we still have to keep our guard up, Russia on the prowl

Author — Patrice Slater-Lee

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Republicans have to work so they’re votes don’t get counted till later

Author — A guy From Ireland

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Florida taught us that people lie to pollsters!

Author — Miss Braganza

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The tone of this is so biased - just report what it is man

Author — G G