Tagged: midterm

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Trump puts a happy face on House bloodbath, while Democrats threaten to probe his finances – as Florida remains in recount territory and votes are still being counted in Arizona and Montana

Americans voted Tuesday in elections that will determine the environment for the rest of Trump’s first term Democrats will take over the House of Representatitives and might make Nancy Pelosi speaker again Republicans will keep control of the U.S. Senate after snatching at least four seats from Democrats Republican Rick...

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Can Trump crush Democratic ‘blue wave’ in midterm congressional elections? Voters go to the polls in president’s first major electoral test after bitter campaigning on both sides

Americans vote Tuesday in elections that will determine the environment for the rest of Trump’s first term Democrats aim to seize control of both houses of Congress from Republicans Polls suggest they will likely take control of the House but fall short in the Senate All 435 House seats are...

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A midterm victory would unleash congressional Democrats who are eager to investigate Trump

Robert Mueller may be the least of President Donald Trump’s worries if the Democrats seize control of the House of Representatives this fall. For a year-and-a-half, Democrats have been hounding Republicans to launch investigations into every Trump scandal-du-jour, pushing for more information on everything from Housing Secretary Ben Carson’s lavish...

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Trump’s new midterm threat: A trade war smacking voters

Market analysts, industry experts and economists warn the economic fallout of the president’s tariffs could peak around election time. By MEGAN CASSELLA President Donald Trump’s trade wars could become a major political drag for Republicans, with job losses and price increases piling up just as voters head to the polls in...