Trump, Democrats can take 2020 clues from midterm elections

2018-11-09 05:11

This week's midterm elections offer revealing lessons for both major political parties as battle lines begin to emerge for the 2020 presidential election.

WATCH: Mixed reactions to US midterm election results

2018-11-07 16:35

Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives, but Republicans hold on to the Senate in a bitter setback for Trump. Here are some reactions to the 2018 US midterm election results.

WATCH: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib become first two Muslim American women elected to US congress

2018-11-07 13:50

Here's what you need to know about the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress.

WATCH: US midterm elections - key things we learned

2018-11-07 12:36

The US has voted in midterm elections billed by some as among the most important in history. Here are the things to emerge so far.

Trump on trial as Americans vote in midterm election

2018-11-06 20:43

Americans headed to the polls for a pivotal midterm election seen as a referendum on the first two years of the volatile presidency of Donald Trump.

WATCH: Trumpism on the line as America heads to the polls

2018-11-06 15:52

Millions of voters delivered their verdict that amounts to referendum on Donald Trump's presidency.

Trump closes out furious campaign effort with Missouri rally

2018-11-06 12:29

US President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final pitch to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress.

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

2018-11-05 19:04

The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump, the man who isn't even on the ballot.

Why we should brace ourselves for more political violence

2018-10-28 07:00

The stalled economy and reduced opportunities for lucrative tenders due to the public sector clean-up reforms will only add to the conflict leading up to the 2019 election, writes William Gumede.

 

Motlanthe on land reform: MPs more interested in theatrics than lawmaking

2018-11-08 12:23

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe accused parliamentarians of taking their guidance as lawmakers from members of the executive.

Facebook blocks more accounts as it fights US vote meddling

2018-11-07 20:29

Facebook says it blocked more accounts during the US midterm elections after shutting down 115 suspected of connections to foreign efforts to interfere in the vote.

Elections to take place in May, final registration weekend in January - IEC

2018-11-07 14:42

The 2019 elections will take place in May, while the final voter registration weekend will take place at the end of January, the IEC has announced.

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Americans started voting on Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump's presidency, with control of Congress at stake.

Americans started voting on Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump's presidency, with control of Congress at stake.

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Midterm election loss won't put Trump back in his box

2018-11-07 12:06

Donald Trump boasts about winning, but after Democrats seized the House of Representatives, the reality show-host-turned-president is finding out how it feels to be one of the "losers" he usually mocks.

WATCH: More on the US midterm elections, including #MeToo

2018-11-06 19:49

Two women competing for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania say they are motivated by the #MeToo movement.

WATCH: Trump at final midterm rally: 'We are one people'

2018-11-06 14:16

US President Donald Trump ended the final rally of the 2018 midterm election campaign with a call for national unity.

WATCH: Hang on, what ARE the US 'mid-terms'?

2018-11-05 21:31

From the seats up for election to some context on how the vote typically goes - here's what you need to know ahead of the US mid-terms.

Voters are moving beyond party loyalty: They want delivery

2018-11-01 06:02

The attention of South Africans has recently been firmly fixed on issues of good governance – or more specifically on its failures, writes Leila Patel.

WhatsApp bans more than 100 000 accounts in Brazil election

2018-10-20 08:00

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and other political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election.

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