The Democratic Party has claimed one of its biggest scalps of the US midterm elections by taking a Senate seat in a previously Republican stronghold.
President Donald Trump has revelled in his party’s victories in the US Senate and mocked fellow Republicans who lost after not seeking his support.
Democrats seized the House majority from Republicans in midterm US elections but the “blue wave” did not reach the Senate where President Donald Trump’s party gained ground while some key state governorships remained in the red column.
Democrats have won a majority in the US House of Representatives, gaining the power to investigate President Donald Trump and help shape America’s political agenda for the next two years.
The Democrats were on track to gain House control but the Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed verdict in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump’s turbulent presidency.
The Republicans have retained Senate control for two more years, shattering Democrats’ dreams of an anti-Trump wave sweeping them to a majority.
Both the Democrats and Republicans had reasons to be cheerful as the United States headed to the polls for the midterm elections. The Republicans maintained control of the Senate, while the House of Representatives looked as if it would come under Democrat control.
US president Donald Trump’s Republicans seized victory in Indiana’s high-profile Senate contest, defeating Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly and making the Democrats’ narrow path to a Senate majority ever slimmer.
The US has voted in midterm elections billed by some as among the most important in history. Here are six things to emerge so far.
The outrage of the Democratic resistance is facing off against the brute strength of president Donald Trump’s Republican party in a fight for control of Congress and statehouses across the nation.
Millions of Americans have voted at 2018 midterm elections, which many believe will be a crucial verdict on President Donald Trump’s first two years in office.
The voters were having their say on Tuesday as Donald Trump faced the first US national election of his presidency against a Democratic party hoping to turn the page on a stunning defeat in 2016.
Today millions of Americans are heading to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, which many believe will be a crucial verdict on President Donald Trump’s first two years in office.
US president Donald Trump used his final pitch before the midterm elections to ask voters to help preserve “fragile” Republican victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress.
Donald Trump has signed an executive order authorising sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections.
Plans to redraw the political map of Scotland have been finalised following a consultation.
Aberdeen University students are protesting a ban against Buttons the Cat becoming their new rector.
Prestigious elections to find a new rector for the historic Aberdeen University have descended into farce amid accusations of dirty tricks and “banana republic” tactics.
Campaigning focused on party leaders has damaged democracy and was to blame for Liberal Democrat losses in recent elections, according to Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael.
Tory candidates dominated the Moray Council elections, topping the polls in every ward and "sending a message" that the area is no longer an SNP stronghold.
Aberdeen's Conservative group has come under fire after it emerged the party would not be launching a local manifesto for the upcoming council elections.
The starting gun has officially been fired on the Aberdeen council election with all the candidates named.
The final list of candidates for the upcoming Aberdeenshire Council election has been confirmed.
Regardless of the results of the forthcoming election, Moray Council will be shaken up after the votes have been counted.
Voting is now under way to nominate six new commissioners for the Crofting Commission.
Hillary Clinton has vowed to continue to defend the values of equal rights and the rule of law as she conceded defeat to Donald Trump.
NFU Scotland president Allan Bowie has confirmed his intention to stand for re-election at the union's annual meeting next year.
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump gear up for their third and final debate ahead of next month’s presidential vote, Energy Voice takes a look at their energy positions according to their own websites. For the full story visit our sister site Energy Voice.
Late farm subsidy payments and the potential impact of Muller's plans to close its Aberdeen milk processing site were fiercely debated at an NFU Scotland election hustings in Inverurie.
With just seven days until voters go to the polls on May 5, have you decided who will be getting your vote?
Aberdeen City Council have no plans to reprint thousands of polling cards which contain a fairly obvious spelling error.