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Muslim women and refugees won historic victories across the US in Tuesday’s elections

State and local elections in Tuesday ushered in historic firsts for women and minorities across the country.

Who’s in and who’s out of House committee leadership positions

With Democrats sweeping to power in the House, control of the chamber's 22 committees moves from Republican to Democratic hands.
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday condemned President Donald Trump, characterizing him as an "authoritarian leader."

Trump is still fuming over the midterms and has ditched several events honoring veterans

Disappointment over the elections has led President Trump to skip several ceremonies honoring veterans.
A voter casts her ballot on Election Day at 514 Studios on November 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Voters in Minnesota will be deciding the representatives who control the Senate, House, and governors' seats.

The diverging midterm results show there’s a growing political chasm in America. And both parties look like they’re digging in.

Democrats solidified their dominance of America's cities and suburbs in Tuesday's midterm elections, which is bad news for the GOP.

Sessions is out, marijuana wins in midterms: Cannabis investors react to a head-spinning 24 hours in Washington

It's been a head-spinning 24 hours in the news cycle, particularly for investors in the scorching-hot cannabis sector.
Dozens of states have already broken early-voting records for midterm elections.

12 records the 2018 midterm elections smashed

The highly anticipated 2018 midterm elections already broke records for high levels of early voter turnout and fundraising before Election Day.
President Donald Trump

Trump actually did way better than Obama in his first midterm

Presidents almost always lose House seats in the midterms. Former President Barack Obama lost 63 in 2010 and Former President Bill Clinton lost 52 in 1994.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York

The Dow jumps more than 250 points after Democrats take House, Republicans strengthen Senate majority

Stocks rose Wednesday following midterm elections that shifted the balance of power in Washington.
Democratic Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi’s victory speech signaled how the Democrats can now make life hell for Trump

Pelosi has said Trump's unreleased tax returns will be her first target after taking control of the House of Representatives for the Democratic Party.