With a House majority, Democrats will have the power to investigate Mr Trump's tax returns, possible business conflicts of interest and allegations involving his 2016 campaign's links to Russian Federation. Republicans are projected to keep at least 50 seats in the 100-member US Senate, which gives them control as Vice President Mike Pence will be the tiebreaker.
While a Democratic House would block some of Trump's plans, a GOP majority enables the president to continue restocking the American judiciary with judges that rule according to the Constitution rather than social agendas.
And Rep. Adam Schiff, slated to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has vowed to probe alleged Trump campaign-Russia collusion.
"I'm not on the ballot, but in a certain way, I'm on the ballot", Trump said in October.
Voting in Chicago, James Gerlock, 27, a Republican, said he wanted to see more of the soaring economic growth that Trump says is the fruit of his business-friendly policies.
The opposite trends in the House and the Senate speak to the quirks of the political system but also the growing divide between urban, diverse, more affluent Democratic areas and largely white, rural conservative regions.
The outcome is a significant victory for Democrats after the party was locked out of power in Washington following the 2016 presidential election.
The midterms are not even over yet, but House Democrats have signaled that they are going to demand President Trump release his tax returns.
Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Bob Menendez held on after tough campaigns in West Virginia and New Jersey respectively, but it was cold comfort.
To stem Republican losses, Trump sprinted through mostly white regions of the country, interjecting dark and foreboding warnings about what Democratic power would mean for the nation. According to preliminary information, Republicans have already ousted Democratic senators in Florida, Indiana, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas, but lost one seat in Mississippi.
Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat
The HBO reality show Cathouse focused on the daily happenings at Hof's Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legally owned and operated brothel. He said an anti-brothel push and regulatory problems he faced this year were political retribution.
Some of the biggest Democratic stars of the campaign season were struggling.
Trump's influence likely helped lift some Republican candidates to victory: Braun and Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial race, for example.
In the leadup to the election, anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House could slip away.
Democrats also captured governorships in Michigan, Illinois and Kansas.
In his campaign rallies, Trump had said that he was on the ballot and made it a referendum on his almost two years rule.
The Democratic gains were fueled by women, young and Hispanic voters, a Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll found. Fifty-five percent of women said they backed a Democrat for the House this year, compared to 49 percent in the 2014 midterm congressional election.
Democrats also had success in House Districts 23, 24, 28 and 29.
Democrats turned out in droves to register disapproval of his policies on such issues as immigration and his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.
This was the first national referendum on Trump's leadership since he won the presidency two years ago, and even more than most presidents, Trump staked his reputation on the results.
Prior to the elections, the Republicans held 236 seats, and Democrats - 193, and six seats remained vacant. "All the GOP has is the other half of Congress, the Supreme Court, and a president who does whatever he wants". Republican candidates in some of the country's most competitive races gambled by tying themselves to Trump in a bid to turn out voters.
"Mr. President, you have underestimated the strength of America's better angels", Cuomo said to cheers. Brian Fitzpatrick in the Philadelphia suburbs and New York Rep.
Such is the sexagenarian's belief in his cause, that he said he is willing to take it to the highest courts in Europe. According to the report , a local court in the city of Arnhem is expected to rule on the case within four weeks.
Acosta had challenged the president on his characterization of the migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an "invasion". CNN's reporters, namely Acosta, have been frequently seen on the front lines of the White House's tense press briefings.
Bell has been working out in Miami this season, but on Monday he tweeted "Fairwell Miami" without further explanation. It appears that speculation has been confirmed as Bell approaches a deadline to join the Steelers this year.
Some Democrats also considered Sessions too eager to do Trump's bidding and overly receptive to his grievances. The Mueller investigation has so far produced 32 criminal charges and four guilty pleas from Trump associates.
I've spoken to his highness (Sheikh Mohammed) and he's over the moon about this result - it's a challenge that's been a long road. He returned a year ago , with success, and for the 2018 spring carnival had an early victory with Jungle Cat at Group One level.
Musk and Tesla settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in September after the USA agency sued for fraud. The settlement with the securities watchdog required Musk and Tesla to each pay $20 million in fines (€17.5 million).
We'd been hearing for months about the record number of women running for office, and last night, voters turned out for them. Twenty-nine-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress .
Klopp spoke of his side losing their mojo against Red Star but stressed he did not view it as a long-term issue. Liverpool were shockingly beaten 2-0 by Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night in the Champions League .
EP-3 Aries aircraft flying November 5, 2018, in global airspace over the Black Sea being intercepted by a Russian Su-27. EP-3 aircraft, adding that it made an additional pass after activating its afterburners to create more turbulence.
Massimiliano Allegri chose to give Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini a game off, saving them for Wednesday's game against United . A ball into the box was headed on by Marouane Fellaini and Sandro got the final touch as the ball was bundled over the line.
Graduate transfer Reid Travis added 22 for the Wildcats, who had won all nine previous season openers under Calipari. Especially when they're making plays like this on Day 1 of their college careers. "I mean this brother is special".
The Nationals offered Harper a new deal on the last day of the final homestand in September, but Harper's camp rejected it. Despite Los Angeles making a trade offer, the teams "could not strike a deal", reports the Times .
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Well, it proved so popular (even among mainline Android users) that the app is getting rebranded to just Files by Google. From that notice you'll see an update button, meaning you won't need to go into Google Play to retrieve the update.
'Horrific Scene': 13 Dead Including Gunman at California Bar
Reports say the suspect may have used smoke grenades and at least one weapon, described as a semi-automatic handgun by witnesses. Dean said he did not know of the shooter's motive, and he did not know of any connection between Long and the Borderline bar .
Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice
I am still able to look to the future with the squad we've picked, but we've talked a lot about the history of the shirt. He will not be involved in England's final UEFA Nations League clash with Croatia three days later.
Big turnout as America votes in test of Trump presidency
Two-thirds of those casting ballots said their vote was about Trump, according to preliminary exit polls posted by CNN. The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped.
Virat Kohli lashes out at fan
I loved to watch Sunil Gavaskar bat, but also loved watching (Gordon) Greenidge, (Desmond) Haynes and Viv Richards. Just like he violated BCCI's contract with Nike when travelling to England to support Puma.