State governments

David Rosen, from left, Jennifer Karol and her husband Tom Karol react to an update on the 32nd Texas congressional race during an election night party for Democratic candidate Colin Allred at the Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Allred is running against incumbent Republican Pete Sessions for the Texas 32nd U.S. congressional house district. (AP Photo/Andy Jacobsohn)
November 07, 2018 - 5:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm Tuesday, breaking the GOP's monopoly on power in Washington and setting the stage for a multitude of investigations of President Donald Trump that could engulf his...
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Sydney Crawford, 84, left, of New York City, and JoAnn Loulan, 70, of Portola Valley, Calif., watch election returns during a Democratic party election night event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 07, 2018 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a "blue wave"...
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A voter drops an election ballot off at the Pitkin County Administration box in Aspen, Colo., on Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 12:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats didn't catch a blue wave. But they managed the next best thing: Divided government in the Trump era. House Democrats won back the majority for the first time since the 2010 elections. Helped by President Donald Trump, Republicans captured Senate seats in Indiana,...
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Supporters watch results before Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch speaks at an election night event Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Pewaukee, Wis. Republican Gov. Scott Walker lost to Democrat Tony Evers. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
November 06, 2018 - 11:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's elections for governor and other state offices (all times local): 2:30 a.m. Democrat Tony Evers has defeated Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, denying the polarizing Republican and one-time presidential candidate a third term. Evers' win on Tuesday is a huge...
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Andria Tupola, Hawaii Republican candidate for governor, works the phone bank for some last minute campaigning at her campaign headquarters Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Honolulu. Tupola is challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. David Ige. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 06, 2018 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The incoming class of lawmakers could have a stark impact...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018 file photo, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley speaks at a rally at City Hall in Boston. On Nov. 6, Pressley became Massachusetts' first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
November 06, 2018 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday's midterm elections. The high-profile midterm cycle that produced a record number of women...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp casts his ballot as his youngest daughter Amy Porter looks on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Winterville, Ga. Kemp is in a close race with Democrat Stacey Abrams. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 06, 2018 - 5:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on voting problems in the midterm election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A judge has extended voting hours at more polling locations in Georgia, where some voters have complained of waiting for hours in long lines. An order issued Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp speaks to reporters after voting Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Winterville, Ga. Kemp is in a close race with Democrat Stacey Abrams. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 06, 2018 - 4:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races cast ballots Tuesday amid an ongoing dispute about one of the candidates' management of Georgia's elections system, leaving open the possibility that supporters on the losing side may not accept the outcome...
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FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported late Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, that the company would locate the new facilities in Queens in New York City and in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 06, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have a major impact on the communities it ultimately selects. New York's Long Island City as well as Crystal City in northern...
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., campaigns at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Clarksville, Tenn. Blackburn is running against former Gov. Phil Bredesen for the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 06, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Marsha Blackburn are asking Tennessee voters to make polar-opposite statements Tuesday when they decide a critical, $85 million-and-counting U.S. Senate race. A win for Bredesen would show Tennesseans prefer the popular former two-term...
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