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US Midterm Elections: What the Results Mean


After the Democrats took the House of Representatives and the Republicans retained control of the Senate, four experts weigh in on how the election results will affect President Trump's agenda, American politics and foreign policy.

Americans are divided – but no longer complacent

Leslie Vinjamuri

The 2018 US midterm elections were a referendum on President Trump and in the aftermath, only one truth is crystal clear. America is divided. Americans have voted against Trump, and Americans have voted for Trump.

What’s Bad for Trump Is Worse for Putin


The Kremlin can expect more sanctions and more investigations from a Democratic House.

The results of the U.S. congressional elections marked a setback for President Donald Trump, but they might be worse for Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

The new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is promising more investigations into Russian meddling in U.S. elections, and both parties are likely to push for more sanctions against Moscow—for everything from its involvement in Ukraine and Syria to its poisoning of a former Russian spy.