GOP Keeps Senate Control for 2 More Years, Triumph for Trump

The significance of the Republican victory in the Senate was magnified because Democrats wrested House control from the GOP.

  • Published 7 November 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday after ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri, delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for two more years. To seal the win, the GOP drew backing from hard-right voters in rural, deep-red states, where Trump's nativist, racially tinged rhetoric and insult-laden discourse were as stirring for some conservatives as they were infuriating to… Read at AP News