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#US Midterms

# us-midterms - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 15th 2018, 9:33 PM 21,174 Views 9 Comments

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.

# us-midterms - Friday 9 November, 2018

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'
# Democracy Dude
# Democracy Dude

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

Nov 9th 2018, 11:04 PM 38,717 Views 27 Comments

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

# us-midterms - Thursday 8 November, 2018

The polls get it right, and the problem with Pelosi: 6 thoughts on the US midterms
# Opinion
# Opinion

The polls get it right, and the problem with Pelosi: 6 thoughts on the US midterms

Nov 8th 2018, 9:22 PM 17,530 Views 31 Comments

Given the political realities, Nancy Pelosi must simultaneously do battle and business with President Trump, writes Larry Donnelly.

# us-midterms - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request
# White House
# White House

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 8:15 PM 46,734 Views 57 Comments

Donald Trump announced that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew G Whitaker will be the Acting Attorney General.

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

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

Nov 7th 2018, 1:25 PM 51,392 Views 43 Comments

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
# US Midterms
# US Midterms

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

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 8:58 AM 67,899 Views 140 Comments

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

Making history: The fresh faces en route to Washington DC
# A Night Of Firsts
# A Night Of Firsts

Making history: The fresh faces en route to Washington DC

Nov 7th 2018, 8:29 AM 17,787 Views 14 Comments

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

As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity
Live Nov 7th 2018, 6:30 AM

As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity

# us-midterms - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 5:58 PM 12,247 Views 26 Comments

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

# us-midterms - Monday 5 November, 2018

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist
# US Midterms
# US Midterms

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist

Nov 5th 2018, 7:49 PM 27,363 Views 66 Comments

NBC also pulled the ad, while Facebook prevented it from being boosted through paid advertisement.

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 7:33 AM 24,430 Views 61 Comments

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

# us-midterms - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 10:00 PM 26,293 Views 56 Comments

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?
# A House Divided
# A House Divided

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 21,700 Views 65 Comments

Would the US President care, and should he?

# us-midterms - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 8:00 PM 11,930 Views 35 Comments

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
# Red Vs Blue
# Red Vs Blue

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:14 PM 6,612 Views 6 Comments

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

# us-midterms - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Five things we learned from the US midterms
# Red Tide
# Red Tide

Five things we learned from the US midterms

Nov 5th 2014, 2:24 PM 7,548 Views 11 Comments

Bad night for Obama, but what else happened?

# us-midterms - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

D-Day for Obama as Americans go to the polls
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

D-Day for Obama as Americans go to the polls

Nov 4th 2014, 10:27 AM 8,851 Views 25 Comments

Could the Democrats lose the Senate? It looks likely.

# us-midterms - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 27th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,861 Views 34 Comments

Very good. If you’re a Republican.