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***Live Updates*** 2018 Midterm Election Results

Welcome to the Breitbart News LiveWire of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take back the House of Representatives and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is looking to regain her Speakership, said earlier in the day that she is 100% certain that Democrats will win back the House. As David Axelrod said on CNN, Trump will either win the House tonight or retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will lose it. Democrats are less optimistic about taking back the Senate, especially after…

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Missouri Rally for Josh Hawley

President Donald Trump will hold a Thursday evening rally in Columbia, Missouri, for Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley, who is leading Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in the polls heading into election day. Trump will hold nine more rallies before Tuesday as he barnstorms across the nation to help Republican candidates. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. — 8:35 PM: Trump says McCaskill is now all of a sudden talking about border security. “Where did that come from?” Trump asks. He says McCaskill will never vote…

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Claire McCaskill Rubber-Stamped Plan to End All Immigration Enforcement in U.S.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has most recently shifted gears on immigration, talking tough on border issues, although months ago the lawmaker co-sponsored legislation to end all immigration enforcement. During an interview with Fox News this week, McCaskill said she supports President Trump’s efforts to stop a migrant caravan of at least 7,000 to 10,000 Central Americans. “I think the president has to use every tool he has at his disposal, and I 100 percent back him up on that, whether it is turning them back because we are not equipped…

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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot. The GOP currently has 51 seats in the Senate, while Democrats and independents who caucus with Democrats hold 49 seats–meaning Republicans, walking into Nov. 6, cling to the slimmest of majorities ahead of the midterms. But because of the map…

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Claire McCaskill Claims Trump’s Border-Wall Push Hurts Anti-Drug Campaign

President Donald Trump’s focus on border security is a “shiny object” which undermines the campaign to keep fentanyl drugs out of Missouri, says embattled Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill. McCaskill’s comments were directed at homeland security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during an Oct. 10 hearing in the Senate: I think, honestly, I’m going to be candid here. I think there has been so much political attention around border security and in Americans’ minds and I think frankly in the President’s mind. He sees this as agents along the border, all across the southern border and because there’s been all that political attention there, there’s been…

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Poll: McSally Takes Lead Over Sinema in Arizona as Republicans Solidify Senate Majority Prospects

Republicans are receiving more good news Wednesday morning, as Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ)–the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate in Arizona–has taken a solidified lead over Democrat nominee Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). McSally, in this latest poll released Wednesday, leads Sinema by six percent in their bid to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ). At 47 percent, McSally has pulled far ahead of Sinema’s 41 percent. Green Party candidate Angela Green gets four percent of the vote, and eight percent are undecided. The survey was conducted from Oct. 1 to Oct.…

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