Donald Trump set to shake up White House staff following midterms

The president hopes new faces will help his bid for a second term against the newly-galvanised Democrats.

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Florida election recount under way as tensions rise

Florida’s 67 counties can decide when to begin their recounts, but must complete them by Thursday.

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White House video showing reporter row ‘doctored’

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has come under fire over the video.

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Midterms offer clues for Trump and Democrats in 2020 presidential bid

Speculation is mounting over what type of candidate could capitalise in 2020.

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Muslims, Native Americans and openly gay governor-elect make history

The midterms has ensured the face of American politics is more diverse than ever.

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Nancy Pelosi set to be second in line to presidency if she takes House role

President Donald Trump has tweeted to say that the 78-year-old mother-of-five is a suitable candidate to be speaker of the House of Representatives.

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Donald Trump claims 'big win' in midterms despite losing House control

The president struck a buoyant note in morning tweets and was due to give a press conference.

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Democrats take control of US House but ‘blue wave’ stops short of Senate

There was encouragement for President Donald Trump’s Republicans with victories in key state governorship races.

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Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 US midterms

A list of US candidates who made history in the midterm elections

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Seven things we’ve learned from the US midterm elections

Americans have gone to the polls for the ‘historic’ elections widely viewed as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency.

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Pompeo meeting with North Korean envoy delayed

Mr Pompeo was supposed to travel to New York on Thursday to meet with Kim Yong Chol.

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US midterm results: Seven key issues and what they mean for the country's uncertain future

America has voted, the results are in, but the country’s future remains uncertain – for now.

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Two economic policies likely to change with Democrats in control of House

There are two economic issues on which the election outcome will make a meaningful difference: trade and infrastructure.

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Mid-terms reveal divided US: Democrats seize control of House; Republicans hold Senate

The Republicans retained control of the Senate after a poll which begins a new era of divided government in America.

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American voters sending record number of women to congress

The new intake of representatives could have a stark impact on US politics.

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In Pictures: Costumes and crossed fingers as America headed to the polls

The Republicans maintained control of the Senate, while the Democrats also had a positive night.

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US elections: Democrats take House control as Republicans retain Senate

The mixed results allowed both parties to claim partial victory.

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Voters in midterms experiencing long queues and malfunctioning machines

Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia where Democrats hope to win the governorship in traditionally Republican territory.

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Voters get their chance to shape US politics in Donald Trump era

The president warned against a ‘socialist nightmare’ while Democrats hoped for an ‘awakening’ after losing the White House two years ago.

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Trump supporters: From ‘feeling bold’ to fear of the ‘dark side’

Trump fans enthused as America prepares to vote, writes Joyce Fegan

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All you need to know about the US midterm elections

What are the midterm elections and why is it such a crucial vote?

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What you need to know as America delivers verdict on Trump presidency

Americans are heading to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, two years after Donald Trump took control of the White House.

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Day of reckoning approaches in high-stakes US mid-term elections

Democrats are looking to seize control of the US house of representatives from Donald Trump’s Republican Party.

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Meet Robert O’Rourke, the Irishman who holds the key to toppling Trump

A win for Irish Texan Beto O’Rourke in the US midterm elections could reorder politics in America and precipitate Trump’s downfall.

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Divided by hate, will US voters turn the tide?

The electorate has the chance to break the Republicans’ lock on government in possibly the most consequential midterm elections in US history, writes Elizabeth Drew AHEAD of this week’s US midterm elections, domestic

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Racism is ingrained in fabric of US society

To understand Charlottesville is to understand the divisive, divided, and vitriolic America we now know, writes Joyce Fegan.

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Big guns have Georgia on their mind as US prepares for midterm polls

Oprah Winfrey campaigned for Democrat candidate Stacey Abrams while vice-president Mike Pence was backing Brian Kemp of the Republicans.

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Trump: It’s not my fault if Republicans punished in US mid-term elections

The US president said he could sense enthusiasm among voters for his policies to rival the momentum that took him to the White House in 2016.

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Trump says new UN ambassador could be picked this month

Nikki Haley is resigning the role later this year.

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Someone turned BrettKavanaugh.com into a resource for sexual assault survivors

It comes after sexual assault allegations were made against the new Supreme Court justice.

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