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U.S. Elections 2018

State of Play

A weekly column looking at the election issues facing America.

By Jim Oliphant

She's on the Ballot

A two-part documentary podcast exploring the political divide among women in the Trump era, following the campaigns of first-time female candidates for Congress in battleground districts.

By Vanessa Johnston

Part Two: The Republicans

This is the second part of a two-part documentary podcast exploring the political divide among women in the Trump era, following the campaigns of first-time female candidates for Congress in battleground districts.

Part One: The Democrats

This is the first part of a two-part documentary podcast exploring the political divide among women in the Trump era, following the campaigns of first-time female candidates for Congress in battleground districts.

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Still counting: Uncalled U.S. federal and state elections

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but 11 federal and two state gubernatorial races remain undecided more than a week later.

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Hand recount ordered in Florida's divisive U.S. Senate race

Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed them divided by a razor-thin margin.

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Florida U.S. Senate race triggers hand recount

Florida's hotly contested contest for the U.S. Senate appeared headed on Thursday toward a hand recount with the results still too close to call, the state elections website indicated.

Still counting: Uncalled U.S. federal and state elections

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but 12 federal and two state gubernatorial races remain undecided more than a week later.

U.S. Representative Mia Love (R-UT) speaks at the Utah County Republican...

California, New Jersey Republicans concede, Utah representative sues

A Republican U.S. representative of Utah who is trailing her Democratic challenger filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to halt vote counting while two incumbent Republican congressmen in California and New Jersey conceded, more than a week after the U.S. midterm elections.

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Democrat Sinema wins Senate seat in Arizona

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema defeated Republican Martha McSally to win a close U.S. Senate race in Arizona after last Tuesday's elections, in a Senate pickup for Democrats in a state that had not elected a Democratic U.S. senator for 30 years.