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US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
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US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority

America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'

US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.

In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'
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In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'

An attorney who has bedeviled US President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on Sunday.

US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook
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US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook

During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he's convinced will pursue impeachment.

Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias
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Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias

In a chaotic media landscape, with traditional guideposts stripped away by technology and new business models, the old lines between journalism and commentary are growing ever fuzzier. As President Donald Trump rewrites the rules of engagement to knock the media off stride, he's found a receptive audience among his supporters for complaints about "fake news" and journalists who are "enemies of the people."

Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is  'pushing political agenda' to hurt people
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Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is 'pushing political agenda' to hurt people

US President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated rebuttal to his attacks against what he calls "fake news."

Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout
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Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout

Democrats are pinning their hopes of flipping control of Congress on mobilizing liberals and minorities, particularly black voters. And Republicans' best chance of holding off a Democratic wave is strong turnout among the conservative white voters who helped sweep Trump into office and often cheer his willingness to dive into hot-button issues with racial overtones.

US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party
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US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party

Two prominent data patterns have emerged in the run up to the November midterms in the United States - men are sticking with the Republican party and women are leaning Democratic at a higher rate than men do. The latter is no surprise, that pattern has held for decades; the first one is more striking and has roots in a perceived or real threat to white/ male dominance, says exciting new research informed by the debris left behind by the 2016 US elections.

In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist
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In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist

US President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic product for the US that's not there and predicts a spectacular 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that hardly any economist sees.