Nancy Pelosi, longtime leader of Democrats in Washington and a master strategist as House speaker, says she will stand down when Republicans take over the chamber in January.
All eyes are on Florida’s new governor, Ron DeSantis, who media and experts predict could rival Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
Buoyed by election results, Democratic strategists say President Joe Biden should run for re-election but exit polls show two-thirds of voters, including 43 percent of Democrats, prefer Biden not seek re-election.
Counting in midterm elections is nearing completion, and if the Democrats lose control of either the House or the Senate, Republican lawmakers could block President Joe Biden's agenda for the next two years.
This year, all 435 seats in the US House of Representatives, as well as 35 seats in the Senate are being contested.
Americans remain deeply polarised on issues from immigration to abortion — though many are united in fears for their country's democracy.
Voters cast their ballots in schools, libraries and laundromats with inflation, abortion, crime and the future of democracy weighing heavily on their minds.
"Elon Musk goes out and buys an outfit that sends — that spews lies all across the world…" says US President Biden at a fundraiser.
US President Biden, battling to show restive voters he has boosted the economy, touts his economic policies, and Donald Trump sends his strongest signal so far that he's planning a comeback.
President Biden begins his three-day election tour from New Mexico and will travel to California, Chicago and Pennsylvania, while ex-US leader Trump is hitting four key electoral states in five days.
In Florida state for a final push before November 8 midterms, US President Biden seeks to portray Republican Party as a threat to American middle-class households and seniors.
President Joe Biden — accompanied by one of his granddaughters, a first-time voter — casts his midterm ballot in his home state of Delaware.
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