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Georgia gubernatorial candidates (L-R) Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp debate in an event that also included Libertarian Ted Metz at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Midtown October 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor’s race, but calls his ‘voter suppression’ tactics ‘appalli...

Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening.
Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Newt Gingrich claims a ‘green wave’ of liberal ‘dark money’ is electing a slew of Democrats to California House seats but the ...

Gingrich claimed a "green wave" of "dark money" helped elect Democrat Katie Porter, but those groups spent four times more on her Republican opponent.

Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith slammed for ‘joking’ about voter suppression on college campuses

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is under fire for joking that laws that "make it just a little more difficult" for college students to vote are "a great idea."
US President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China after electoral blowback and growing economic worries

There are growing signs that President Donald Trump is backing off his trade war with China and a deal to drop tariffs could be on the way.
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally for Republican midterm candidates in Florida on Wednesday.

Trump and Republicans escalate unsubstantiated voter-fraud conspiracies as recounts move forward in Florida

Florida's midterm election recount is underway, but aging, faulty machines are slowing the process as President Donald Trump spreads conspiracies.

Trump spreads wild conspiracy about voter fraud, claiming people change clothes before voting a second time

President Donald Trump continued to spread unsubstantiated conspiracies about voter fraud in US elections as Florida recounts ballots.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on November 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump incorrectly claims you need to show ID to buy cereal in latest push for tight voter ID laws

President Donald Trump wrongly suggested that buying cereal requires shoppers to present identification cards — and therefore so should voting.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Helsinki, Finland, in July.

Trump attacked the legitimacy of the midterms the same way his own officials warned Russia would

Officials warned Russia would try spread doubts that midterm votes were counted correctly. Trump is now doing that in states like Florida.
Ayanna Pressley delivers her victory speech after winning a Democratic congressional primary in Massachusetts.

2 photos show the stark difference in the new representatives Democrats and Republicans are sending to Congress

All of the new Republican members of Congress are white and just one is female; the new Democratic members are majority female and 37% nonwhite.

California Rep. Mimi Walters’ campaign accuses Democrats of planning to ‘steal’ her seat as her opponent takes the lead in tough ree...

Republican Rep. Mimi Walters of California claimed Democrats may try to force a recount to "steal" her seat in fundraising emails obtained by INSIDER.