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After spending $110 million to help Democrats in midterm elections, Michael Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on his own 2020 bid
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After spending $110 million to help Democrats in midterm elections, Michael Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on his own 2020 bid

Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party on Tuesday and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president.

Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
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Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement

Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.

Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed
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Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed

Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after eight years of Republican rule. "The American people deserve real action to end the daily epidemic of gun violence that is stealing the lives of our children on campuses, in places of worship and on our streets," said Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader who is running for a second stint as House speaker.

Daily bulletin: Delhi air quality 'very poor' after Diwali, Donald Trump fires A-G Jeff Sessions; day's top stories
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Daily bulletin: Delhi air quality 'very poor' after Diwali, Donald Trump fires A-G Jeff Sessions; day's top stories

Delhi defied Supreme Court deadline to burst firecrackers as air quality dropped to "very poor", Donald Trump fires attorney general Jeff Sessions, Chandrababu Naidu to meet HD Deve Gowda today - here are the day's top stories

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
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Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
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US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid

US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.

US midterm polls results: Resigned to House loss, Donald Trump distances self from blame, celebrates success in Senate
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US midterm polls results: Resigned to House loss, Donald Trump distances self from blame, celebrates success in Senate

Donald Trump stayed quiet for much of election night as Republicans maintained their hold on the Senate and Democrats were on track to claim the House — a shift all but certain to redefine his presidency

US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
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US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate

A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results

Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test

The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of US president Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.

US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race
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US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race

More than anything on this Election Day in America, in a midterm contest like no other before it, voters cast their ballots with one man in mind: President Donald Trump.

It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency
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It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency

Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress is at stake in Tuesday's midterm election, along with command of governors' offices and statehouses around the country.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds

The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control.

US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority
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US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority

Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.

Facebook blocks 115 suspicious user accounts ahead of US midterm elections
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Facebook blocks 115 suspicious user accounts ahead of US midterm elections

Eighty-five of the removed accounts were posting in English on Instagram and 30 more on Facebook.

US midterm elections: Facebook blocks 115 accounts engaged in 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour' from foreign entities
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US midterm elections: Facebook blocks 115 accounts engaged in 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour' from foreign entities

Facebook has blocked 30 accounts on its platform and 85 accounts on Instagram that may be engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" from foreign entities into the US midterm elections.

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump’s idiom of fear mongering won’t stop even if Republicans suffer losses
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump’s idiom of fear mongering won’t stop even if Republicans suffer losses

Fear, the reigning idiom of the Donald Trump presidency, isn’t about to roll over quietly, no matter what the results of the US midterm election on 6 November. It’ll likely get louder.

US midterm elections 2018: In final sprint, Donald Trump tells Republicans to hang on to 'fragile' victories
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US midterm elections 2018: In final sprint, Donald Trump tells Republicans to hang on to 'fragile' victories

US President Donald Trump implored Republicans on Monday to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democrats as he closes out a midterm campaign that has been defined by his racially charged rhetoric, hard-line immigration moves and scattershot policy proposals.

US midterm elections 2018: Early results likely 6 November midnight; key races to watch as Donald Trump stokes immigration fears
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US midterm elections 2018: Early results likely 6 November midnight; key races to watch as Donald Trump stokes immigration fears

The US midterm elections on 6 November close by 7 pm EST and early results should begin trickling in by midnight when we'll likely know if Democrats have been able to flip the 435 member US House. Here's your bucket list of key races and polls to watch before a high stakes election spiked by Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric stoking immigration fears.