House elections

President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd as he leaves a rally Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 05, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump's take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party's super-charged campaign to end the GOP's monopoly in Washington and statehouses...
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Singer Lee Greenwood points at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as he sings during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 04, 2018 - 7:53 pm
MACON, Ga. (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to distance himself from the fate of House Republican candidates Sunday as he devotes his final two days before Tuesday's midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House en route to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to acknowledge the final passage of tax overhaul legislation by Congress. Perhaps nowhere is the choice facing voters more vivid than in the battle for control of the House, where Democrats are fielding more women and female minority candidates than ever while Republicans are trying to hold the majority with mostly white men. The disparity highlights a trend that has been amplified under President Donald Trump, with the two parties increasingly polarized along racial and gender lines as much as by the issues. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 01, 2018 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Perhaps nowhere is the choice facing voters on Tuesday more vividly on display than in the battle for control of the U.S. House. Democrats are fielding more women and minority candidates than ever, while Republicans are trying to hold their majority with mostly white men. The...
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In this July 10, 2018, photo, U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur speaks about the opioid epidemic during a talk at the Express Scripts mail-in pharmacy in Florence, N.J. In an election that hinges on Trump’s standing, candidates from both parties are tiptoeing around the man in the Oval Office as they deliver closing messages in the nation’s top House battlegrounds. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 29, 2018 - 2:59 am
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — In an election that hinges on President Donald Trump's standing, candidates from both parties are tiptoeing around the man in the Oval Office as they deliver closing messages in the nation's top House battlegrounds. There are exceptions. But in many contests will largely...
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HOLD FOR STORY - In this Oct. 25, 2018 photo, Brendan Kelly, Democratic candidate for Illinois' 12th congressional district, shakes hands with a voter at a town hall at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)
October 26, 2018 - 4:02 pm
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Democrat Brendan Kelly listened as the people crowded inside a Southern Illinois University conference room talked about how trouble at the Carbondale campus has brought trouble for the whole region. Decreasing enrollment means jobs aren't filled when employees quit or...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Maine election workers begin scanning and uploading election results trickling in from across the state, in Augusta, Maine. A new system known as ranked choice voting was used to decide results in the Democratic primary and also will be used in the November general election. (AP Photo/Marina Villeneuve, File)
October 24, 2018 - 10:23 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A system that allows voters to rank their candidates from first to last on the ballot is getting its federal general election debut in Maine. The ranked-choice voting system will be used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate races on Election Day. Advocates hope the...
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A voter arrives as a worker walks past during early voting at a polling place in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
October 24, 2018 - 9:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all. Top operatives in both political parties concede that Democrats' narrow path to the Senate majority has essentially disappeared, a...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in the November midterms, but they would have to be selective in what they investigate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 22, 2018 - 5:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to reopen the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., attends a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. As Ryan bows out of Congress, he leaves no obvious heir apparent. House Republicans are scrambling to salvage their majority but also confronting a potentially messy GOP leadership battle regardless of which party controls the chamber after the November election. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 22, 2018 - 2:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan. President Donald Trump has signaled he'd be...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in the November midterms, but they would have to be selective in what they investigate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 21, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence...
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