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Victory aside, Pelosi's return as House speaker not a given

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vilified by Republicans on the campaign trail, Nancy Pelosi emerged as President Donald Trump's preferred choice to become speaker of the House, arriving on Capitol Hill with an air of inevitability after leading her party back to the majority.

Nov. 8, 2018 12:28 AM EST
Indicted re-elected congressman vows 'business-as-usual'

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, who won re-election while facing federal corruption charges, promised constituents Wednesday it will be "business-as-usual" in his deeply red Southern California district, but some wonder whether that will be possible.

Nov. 7, 2018 8:11 PM EST
Trump mocks GOP losers who kept their distance from him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting any hint of a setback, President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked members of his own party who were defeated in the midterm elections after distancing themselves from him and suggested that the Republicans' loss of a House majority could turn out to be "extremely good" for him politically.

Nov. 7, 2018 6:29 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 7 The Washington Post on the Democrats' return to control over the House of Representatives: The Democrats' return to control over the House of Representatives is much more than a victory for one party.

Nov. 7, 2018 6:00 PM EST