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# midterms - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'

The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.

# midterms - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked

The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.

# midterms - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A dead brothel owner from reality TV has been elected to a state seat in Nevada

Dennis Hof was found dead after a weekend of parties celebrating his 72nd birthday.

No big upsets as Trump's Republicans keep Senate and Democrats take House

There’s already been a disagreement between Democrat Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump.

Making history: The fresh faces en route to Washington DC

The youngest-ever woman and Mike Pence’s brother are among those to win seats in Congress.

Mitt Romney, who Trump branded a 'stone cold loser', wins Senate seat

The former presidential nominee lost out to Barack Obama in 2012.

# midterms - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Long lines and technical issues as US voters go to the polls

The midterm elections mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump’s controversial presidency.

Poll: Will you follow the results of the US midterm elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you follow the results of the US midterm elections?

Two years of a Trump presidency have heightened divisions between Republicans and Democrats.

'A battle for America's soul' as public go to the polls in historic midterms today

Will Trump’s divisive rhetoric win the day, or is there a Democrat resurgence looming?

# midterms - Monday 5 November, 2018

Rihanna hits out at Trump following reports of her music being played at his 'tragic rallies'

Meanwhile, Trump has devoted his final days before tomorrow’s midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates.

# midterms - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Plan on following the midterm results on Tuesday? Here's what to watch out for

If you plan on following the midterm results, here’s what’s expect to make it easier for you to spot a political upset.

# midterms - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Republicans and Democrats trying to win hearts and minds - but would a high turnout benefit Trump?

Turnout is usually low for US midterms but indications are that the Trump effect could make this the most hotly contested in decades.

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

# midterms - Friday 2 November, 2018

A week after bombs sent to his opponents, Trump says 'fake news is creating violence'

Meanwhile, Trump hinted that he’d implement sanctions on Iran – through tweeting out a Game of Thrones themed image.

The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms

Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.

The 'pink wave', abortion and gun laws: How the midterms affect topical political issues

There’s an argument over whether there’ll be a ‘red wave’ or a ‘blue wave’ on Tuesday – but let’s look at the pink wave first.

# midterms - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Head to head: Seven interesting races to watch in the US midterms

Some of the races are virtually tied in the polls – can the Democrats flip enough seats to take back the House?

# midterms - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

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Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms

The elections come at a polarised time for US politics.

# midterms - Friday 14 September, 2018

Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon fails in her bid to be Governor of New York

Two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo defeated Nixon in the Democratic race.

# midterms - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

So, how did that "I am not Barack Obama" ad work out?

Pretty terribly, as it happens.

# midterms - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

D-Day for Obama as Americans go to the polls

Could the Democrats lose the Senate? It looks likely.

# midterms - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

# midterms - Saturday 27 September, 2014

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?

Very good. If you’re a Republican.