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US midterm elections 2018

How the US midterm elections unfolded, as Americans delivered a verdict on Trump

  • Republican stranglehold on power in Washington is broken
  • US President Donald Trump will have to face Democrats armed with subpoena power, after they took control of the lower house of Congress
PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 07 November, 2018, 5:52am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 07 November, 2018, 1:56pm

Welcome to South China Morning Post’s live coverage of the US midterm elections.

Control of Congress will be divided next year, as Democrats won back the House of Representatives but President Donald Trump’s Republicans maintained their Senate majority in crucial midterms, networks projected Tuesday.