Democrats had pretty darn good midterm election…..
The results will change the way things are done in Congress for the next two years…
And impact Donald Trump’s life….
Democrats gained at least 39 seats in the House of Representatives in this year’s midterm elections, NBC News concluded Monday, after Ben McAdams defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah’s Fourth Congressional District.
It had been NBC News’ final uncalled contest until NBC News retracted its call in California’s 21st Congressional District Monday night, with more votes still needing to be counted and the tally too close to call. If Democrat T.J. Cox prevails over Republican incumbent Rep. David Valadao, it would give the Democrats a 40-seat gain in the House.
Democrats’ gains in the House were propelled by the largest vote margin for one party ever seen in a midterm election year, beating Democrats’ previous record from the Watergate era….
After three weeks of depressing results from close races in the U.S. House, Republicans on Tuesday got a dose of good news as Mississippi GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a special Senate runoff election, defeating ex-Rep. Mike Espy (R-MS), and giving Republicans a three seat majority in the 116th Congress which begins in January….