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In an interview with Axios, New York Democrat Nita Lowey, who is set to chair the powerful Appropriations Committee, checked off a laundry list of potential areas for inquiry.

Meanwhile Democrats and some Republicans want to attach to the spending bill legislation that would protect Mueller and his investigation, after Trump sacked attorney general Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who has drawn criticism over his denial of Russia's meddling in the 2016 United States elections.

Now, after almost a week of vote counting, Democrats have picked up four with two more GOP seats in serious jeopardy of falling to the Democrats.

"Let us just hypothetically say that there are not enough votes for her to win on the floor", Fudge said. "We are trying to do the right thing for the party by solving this ahead of time".

But despite all of this, the more votes are counted, the tighter the race becomes.

It is unclear exactly what Trump is referring to with "Presidential Harassment", but the outcome of the midterm election has sparked discussion about how a Democratic House - which won't take office until January - will address the next two years of Trump's presidency.

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President Donald Trump is warning that stock markets will suffer from Democratic threats of lengthy investigations and legislative efforts to undo his administration's policies. Dan Meuser, a member-elect from Pennsylvania, said he's spoken with both men over the weekend about their plans for the next two years, and he hasn't made a decision.

Two formerly swing states, OH and Iowa, are tilting toward Republicans as two onetime GOP strongholds, Arizona and Georgia, are suddenly competitive. Chuck Grassley. Democratic vulnerabilities are somewhat limited, with Nevada Sen. Some House Republicans grew frustrated that her sunny message that Americans are "better off now" wasn't motivating voters.

Senate Republicans are welcoming the first woman to their leadership team in years, with Iowa Sen.

The Kim and Cisneros campaigns have traded barbs and accusations of vote-counting misconduct over the past few days and each have pledged to keep a close watch on the process.

Democrats also did very well in the state legislature.

Exit polls show strengths and weaknesses for both parties beyond the geography. They also warned that they need a new fundraising mechanism to compete with the small-dollar online donors that powered Democrats to victory.

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In Missouri and IN, about two-thirds of the voters lacked college degrees, according to exit polls. Democratic House leader Darren Jackson told the North State Journal that education funding and Medicaid expansion are their two main focuses.

But, context! Everyone seems to forget that the 2018 election cycle was a once-in-a-generation sort of map for Republicans. The party's voters will have to decide whether to pick a nominee who tries to win by igniting progressive passions, or one with broader appeal who'll seek to limit the damage among rural white voters.

One potentially controversial arrival on Capitol Hill would be that of Florida Governor Rick Scott, who is locked in an uncalled Senate race with incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and who reportedly stated he could travel to Washington this week. Democrats picked up at least 32 seats, with several races still undecided.

Overshadowed perhaps by the higher-profile statewide elections, Democratic gains in state legislatures could prove deeply consequential. He's among the Democrats considering a bid for the party's nomination in 2020. That appears to be coming to an end now that Whitaker has entirely taken over that role. Republicans have a 51-47 advantage in the chamber, with races in Florida and MS unresolved.

The former college wrestling champ said he told Republicans they need a fighter to confront Pelosi and her new majority. If they don't, he said, the president is in for trouble.

"Donald Trump's difficulties with women in the suburbs are not because he cut taxes or appointed conservative judges". "Realignments are fluid. This one's still underway and we have yet to see how it'll settle out".

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