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Why the blue wave Democrats were hoping for never came in US midterms

The days before the election were punctuated by letter bombs targeting high-profile opponents of the president and the deadly attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue

Reuters 

The 2018 congressional midterm elections, which began shortly after Donald Trump was projected as the winner of the 2016 presidential race, are finally over. They shattered all turnout records for midterms, as an estimated 114 million Americans voted, and drew global attention comparable to most presidential campaigns. The days before the election were punctuated by letter bombs targeting high-profile opponents of the president and the deadly attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue, the worst act of anti-Semitic violence in American history. Given all this, perhaps the strangest thing ...

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 10:54 IST
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