Haley Stevens, Lisa McClain win

Haley Stevens, Lisa McClain win

As the electoral vote count stretched from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, Democrats and Republicans traded expected victories in the races for several Michigan congressional seats as they and their supporters waited for news in a handful more competitive districts. Michigan Democrats secured their first congressional victory of the night shortly before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday … Read more

Asia markets mixed as U.S. awaits midterm results; China’s producer prices dropped in October

Asia markets mixed as U.S. awaits midterm results; China’s producer prices dropped in October

Chip companies in Taiwan and Korea could benefit from a Republican victory: Natixis Semiconductor companies in Taiwan and South Korea could benefit from a Republican congressional sweep, according to Natixis. A Republican victory would lead to increased scrutiny of Chinese tech companies, particularly in the high-end tech sector, said senior economist Gary Ng, who added … Read more

U.S. Senate: Patty Murray holds large lead over Tiffany Smiley

U.S. Senate: Patty Murray holds large lead over Tiffany Smiley

Election night comes as Democratic leadership Murray faces his fiercest campaign challenge since his initial bid for the Senate in 1992. The contest between Smiley and Murray has drawn mountains of campaign dollars to Washington. Throughout the fall, Murray’s sixth-term race was seen as tighter than initially expected, amid rising gas and grocery prices and … Read more

Eric Schmitt wins Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate race

Eric Schmitt wins Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate race

Attorney General Eric Schmitt completed his meticulous rise through Missouri politics with a resounding victory in the state’s U.S. Senate contest on Tuesday. The 47-year-old St. Louis County native easily beat Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine in a race that included unpredictability during the primary season but not a lot general election drama thanks to Missouri’s … Read more

Republicans favored to win U.S. House in close-fought midterm elections

Republicans favored to win U.S. House in close-fought midterm elections

PHOENIX, Ariz./BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov 8 (Reuters) – Republicans have been favored to wrest control of the U.S. House of Representatives from Speaker Joe Biden’s Democrats based on early returns in the mid-term election. Tuesday’s term, although the outlook for a “red wave” appears to have diminished. With polls closed across most of the country, Republicans … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter slow to act on misleading U.S. election content, experts say

Elon Musk’s Twitter slow to act on misleading U.S. election content, experts say

November 8 (Reuters) – Election experts reported on Tuesday the spread of new lies on Twitter (TWTR.MX) and other social media services as Americans voted in the midterm elections, four days after Twitter Inc fired half its staff and new owner Elon Musk tweeted a recommendation to vote for Republican candidates. The nonpartisan watchdog group … Read more