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FILE - In this June 28, 2018 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attends an event to make remarks at a Foxconn facility in Mt. Pleasant, Wis. Walker faces Democrat Tony Evers in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 07, 2018 - 7:43 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, beloved by Republicans for pushing through a conservative revolution but so reviled by liberals that they tried to recall him from office, warned for months that he was at risk of being overwhelmed by Democratic anger. He was right. The tide that...
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Jeff Sessions returns to his home in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as Attorney General after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions told the president in a one-page letter that he was submitting his resignation "at your request." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 07, 2018 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Jeff Sessions' resignation as attorney general (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The new acting attorney general says he's honored that President Donald Trump has confidence in his ability to lead the Justice Department. Matthew Whitaker said in a statement Wednesday that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif. A day after Republicans expanded their Senate majority, the Trump administration on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, finalized a policy change that allows some employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of providing no-cost birth control for female workers. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 07, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Republicans expanded their Senate majority, the Trump administration on Wednesday finalized a policy change that allows some employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of providing no-cost birth control for female workers. The new regulations from several...
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This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta. Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects the first black woman governor in American history or doubles down on the Deep South’s GOP tendencies with an acolyte of President Donald Trump (AP Photos/John Amis, File)
November 07, 2018 - 6:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican nominee has declared victory in a hotly Georgia governor's race, which he oversees as the state's top elections official. His Democratic opponent says ballots remain to be counted. Here's a look at what's happening in the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and...
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Central American migrants relax after eating breakfast at the Jesus Martinez stadium in Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Central American migrants on Wednesday continued to straggle in for a rest stop at a Mexico City stadium, where about 4,500 continue to weigh offers to stay in Mexico against the desire of many to reach the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 07, 2018 - 6:03 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The migrants in a caravan used by President Donald Trump as a campaign issue were almost universally unaware of the results of the U.S. midterm elections. The Central Americans were more concerned with the dangers of northern Mexico as they struggled to reach the U.S. border,...
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Stocks are climbing in early trading on Wall Street as results of the U.S. midterm elections came in as investors had expected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied Wednesday as investors were relieved to see that the U.S. midterm elections went largely as they expected they would. Big-name technology and consumer and health care companies soared as the S&P 500 index closed at its highest level in four weeks. Democrats won...
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch President Donald Trump's news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Technology and health care stocks are leading indexes broadly higher on Wall Street as results of the midterm elections came in largely as investors had expected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn't produce any big surprises, but it was especially good for the health care industry and several other companies. Health insurers rose sharply Wednesday as investors anticipated...
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U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, right, and his wife, Amy Sanders, stand together during his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in El Paso, Texas., after he was defeated by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 07, 2018 - 2:56 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke didn't sound like someone giving a farewell speech after losing a Senate race in deep-red Texas by less than 3 points. If anything, his concession to Ted Cruz was a signal that voters could be hearing a lot more from him. The El Paso congressman shattered...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 07, 2018 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's (pahm-PAY'-ohz) meeting with his North Korean counterpart was postponed but is being rescheduled. Pompeo had been scheduled to...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at a Republican Party rally at Highland Stables in Bowling Green, Ky. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "good morning" for Republicans. He says President Donald Trump helped keep the Senate in GOP hands. The Kentucky Republican spoke Wednesday morning, hours after midterm election voters kept the Senate controlled by Republicans,...
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