Democrats Take Control of the House: A Closer Look

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Seth takes a closer look at Democrats winning back control of the House of Representatives tonight for the first time in eight years, putting Trump’s agenda in serious danger.
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Oh no...a socialist takeover of healthcare...just like every other developed nation in the world where sick people get taken care of for free.

Author — Joshua Luke


I wonder how many of those Trump supporters standing behind him can actually afford their own health care without government subsidies 🤔🤔🤔

Author — Jake Barton


Greetings from London where everyone I know is ecstatic that Democrats took back the House. We weren't expecting anything good to happen - don't forget we've had Brexit over our heads since 2016. Today has been the first day of the end of Trump. Couldn't happen to a more deserving candidate. Sleep happy tonight, Democrats!

Author — Matt C


Listen to the way the literal PRESIDENT talks about HALF of the population of the country that HE'S SUPPOSED TO BE REPRESENTING. And the way that he's encouraging it in his followers?! I've never heard of a president who talks the way he does about his opposing party. It's like he wants the country to tear itself apart wtf!! Does he not realize how much power his words have? Does he think this is a big game? I'm honestly so sick of it!

Author — Arianna


This is what a wave looks like once it has made it’s way past years of gerrymandering and rampant, shameless voter suppression.

Author — Tanya West


I remember when Obama lost the house, and the Republican speaker at the time said that the primary goal of Congress was to obstruct anything proposed by the sitting President. It was disgusting to see the focus of Congress was to force gridlock, to dismiss all ideas that came from the executive, and to refuse to work together to find common ground and solutions. One only needs to examine what years of work by the Republican congress achieved when they finally had the opportunity to propose a health care plan that was better. They looked around as if to say, 'nobody said that was going to be on the test!'. Now fast forward to the Trump situation, and the shoe is on the other foot. As much as it is tempting to do the same thing to Trump, bigger minds need to rise to the occasion. Politicians come and go, but the great ones are those who prove themselves capable of making lasting change even in the face of adversity.

Author — spelunkerd


TRUMP IS CRAZY! I still can't believe he is really president.

Author — DBSpecialist Robins


Dude in the crowd seriously has a "drain the swamp" poster? After all the people he put in.. h.. how? Just.. goddamnit. How. Brainless sheep, seriously.

Author — Ian Andreasson


SEE YA SCOTT WALKER!!! I feel safe in Wisconsin for the first time in 8 years <3.

Author — Ansa Seppalainen


Doesn’t want to talk about the economy or doesn’t understand how to talk about the economy?

Author — David T62


Considering all the pro-Republican gerrymandering, voter suppression and hacking vulnerable "malfunctioning" (read: rigged) voting machines, I think it's safe to say that this was _indeed_ a blue wave... it's just that the GOP have rigged the system so heavily that it cannot even be called "democratic" any longer, and so the democrats cannot win even when they actually _do_ win... and, for some reason, the democrats just bend over and let the republicans screw them over like that... Seriously, people, are you that oppressed?

Author — GrahamChapman


They yelled 4 more years for Nixon too and he served 2 of them.

Author — megahappy2beme


It was surprising how Hannity had to walk on stage instead of coming up from under Trump's podium.

Author — KingOfMadCows


What should be rather worrying is that many US voters accept the total lack of competence and morality in their mentally ill president and his nepotistic government because of short-term focus on money and strong xenophobia. No, the US is not the leader of the western world. It is its greatest roadblock in solving the real issues of the 21st century.

Author — Andreas Köhler


Super proud to be part of history out here in

Author — favabeans22


Hurrah for the blue wave crew! The Democrats will have to stay focus and remain diligent to get these GOP traitors and right wing lunatics out of our government. I can't wait to see Mueller and his associates handcuffing these bold- faced liars and criminals. Strip these GOP puppets of their citizenship and assets then send them straight away to their ex-KGB leader Putin. Kick them out of this country or lock them up for life! Look at these people cheering, are they drugged? Its shocking. Foolish people.

Author — ElusvOptmst1


I’m glad at the results of the house victory for the Dems. I feel a little better with the knowledge that there will be checks and balances in our government as the founders intended, rather than a monopoly party control.

Author — Andrew Todaro


We won the House!

Author — kimberly s


If the Republicans hadn't indulged in gerrymandering and voter suppression, the blue wave would have been a tsunami. Conservatives cannot win unless they cheat, and several have been caught on tape bragging about it.

Author — teenygozer


To my Southern neighbours, one house at a time. 2018...House of Congress...2020...White house. Keep making your vote count. Im cheering for the Donkey...slow and steady, but will always get there.

Author — urbanlounger