US midterm elections: key results and highlights — live updates (Financial Times)

US voters have delivered a split verdict in midterm elections for Congress. Democrats regained a majority of seats in the House of Representatives but Republicans have retained control of the Senate, where they are on course for a net gain…

Democrats retake US House, Republicans keep Senate (Punch)

Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarizing, rollercoaster presidency. Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the US House…

Mid-term elections: Democrats win House in setback for Trump (BBC)

The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump. A Democratic majority in the lower chamber for the first time in eight years will restrict his ability…

Midterm Elections, Donald Trump, Amazon: Your Tuesday Briefing (NYTimes)

In midterm elections that are widely seen as a referendum on President Trump’s tenure, a deeply polarized electorate will choose a new House, one-third of the Senate, and governors in states that will be crucial to the 2020 presidential campaign.…

Twitter deleted thousands of accounts that were posing as Democrats (BuzzFeed)

Twitter on Friday said it has deleted thousands of automated accounts that were posing as belonging to Democrats while trying to spread false information and discourage people from voting in the upcoming midterm elections. “We stopped this quickly and at…

Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault claims were ‘all made up’ (BBC)

US President Donald Trump has said the sex assault claims made against his new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were a “hoax” and “all made up”. The Republican president condemned Democratic calls to impeach the judge as an “insult to…

Red-state Democrats take friendly fire on Supreme Court nominee (CNN)

Democratic senators facing tough races in Republican-leaning states are the target of a new ad from a Democratic group that pressures them to vote down President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. In a new six-figure ad campaign, Demand…

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