US midterms highlights: President Biden says 'prepared' to work with Republicans

Updated on Nov 10, 2022 04:32 AM IST

US Midterm Elections Results highlights: The Senate race in Pennsylvania between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz is too close to call.

US Midterm Elections Results: Supporters cheer US House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy.
US Midterm Elections Results: Supporters cheer US House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy.(Reuters)

Republicans look set to take control of the House of Representatives as results of the crucial US midterm elections come in. Republican Ron DeSantis is projected to retain his governor's seat in Florida and Marco Rubio will also hold his Senate seat. 

Read more: Donald Trump may announce his presidential bid next week

The Senate race in Pennsylvania between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz is too close to call as the battle for control of the Senate is on a knife-edge.

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  • Nov 10, 2022 03:01 AM IST

    Joe Biden says ‘prepared’ to work with Republicans

    US President Joe Biden said that he is “prepared” to work with Republicans as the latter looks to take control of Congress, AFP reported.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:16 PM IST

    Five takeaways from the US midterms

    Here are the five takaways from the US midterm elections:


    1. No Republican 'red wave'
    2. Senate still undecided
    3. Biden called out Republicans' growing embrace of voter conspiracy theories boosted by Trump
    4. The candidates are eyeing 2024 elections
    5. Maura Healey makes history as the first openly lesbian governor in the US
  • Nov 09, 2022 08:16 PM IST

    Democrats hold back 'red wave' in cliff-hanger US midterms

    Republican hopes of a "red wave" carrying them to power in the US Congress faded as Joe Biden's Democrats put up a stronger-than-expected defense in a midterm contest.

  • Nov 09, 2022 06:52 PM IST

    Democrat Krishnamoorthi calls on candidates to 'denounce violence and bigotry'

    Indian-American lawmaker, Raja Krishnamoorthi, who was re-elected to the US House of Representatives, has called on all candidates across the country to “denounce violence and bigotry” and “focus on what we share in common as Americans.”

  • Nov 09, 2022 05:43 PM IST

    Voter turnout in US second highest in over 50 years

    Voter turnout in the US during this year's midterm elections has been the second highest in more than 50 years. The first highest was recorded in 2018.

  • Nov 09, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    Republicans set to control House of Representatives, battle for Senate cliff-hanger

    Republicans look set to take control of the House of Representatives, as results of the crucial US midterm elections come in, but the battle for control of the Senate is on a knife's edge.

  • Nov 09, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Trump to be blamed if Democrats keep control?

    Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh predicted that former President Donald Trump may be blamed if the Democrats keep control of the Senate - but Republicans are unlikely to admit this in public, reported BBC.

  • Nov 09, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    Around 3400 mail-in ballots face risk of rejection

    Around 3400 mail-in ballots are facing the risk of rejection because of incorrect information, missing dates or missing secrecy envelopes, CNN reported citing an election official in Philadelphia.

  • Nov 09, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: House of Representatives results

    Democrats: 173 (-6)

    Republicans: 198 (+6)

    Results not in: 64

  • Nov 09, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: US Senate results 

    US Senate results: Democrats: 46 (+1)

    Republicans: 47 (-1)

    Others: 2 (nc)

    Results not in: 5

  • Nov 09, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: Georgia Senate race likely to go to December run-off, says election official

    Senior election officials in Georgia are now saying there will almost certainly be a run-off race for the Senate seat in early December.

    That's because under the state's law, if no candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, it triggers a run-off between the top two candidates.

    Former American Football star Herschel Walker, who's received the backing of Donald Trump, is battling incumbent Raphael Warnock, who preaches at Martin Luther King Jr's former church in Atlanta.

  • Nov 09, 2022 01:35 PM IST

    Josh Green, a Democrat, has won the Governor race in Hawaii, AP projects

  • Nov 09, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: Who's winning, who's losing? A look at US midterm election results so far

    Many key races in the US midterm elections have not yet been called as the US Senate is still up for grabs for both Democrat and Republican party. Opinion polls heading into election day had suggested that many of the races were going to be close and it could take some time to produce results. It does look like a good night for Republicans but the “red” that they were expecting has not materialised so far.

  • Nov 09, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: Top Republican Kevin McCarthy says his party will take control of House

    Representative Kevin McCarthy, who was backed by former US President Donald Trump for speaker, has given a statement to say that Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives.

    His party, he said, would "get America back on track".

    "Let me tell you, you're out late, but when you wake up tomorrow, we will be in the majority and Nancy Pelosi will be in the minority."

  • Nov 09, 2022 12:58 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: More elections called for Democrats

    In a fiercely contested race in New York, Democratic representative Joseph Morelle fended off a challenge from Republican former police chief La’Ron Singletary.

    In Michigan, Hillary Scholten defeated former Trump administration housing official and far-right election denier John Gibbs. And in Ohio, Republican representative Steve Chabot lost his seat to Democrat Greg Landsman.

  • Nov 09, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    Do voters want Joe Biden to run for president again? Exit poll says ‘not really’

    US president Joe Biden is not having the best time as midterm election results come in. But another worry for the president could be that voters do not want him to run for reelection in 2024.

    More than two-thirds of voters for House candidates don’t want president Joe Biden to run for reelection in 2024, according to the early results of the national exit poll conducted for CNN and other news networks by Edison Research.

    More than 7 in 10 independent voters and roughly 9 in 10 Republican voters said they don’t want Biden to be in the 2024 presidential campaign. Fewer than 6 in 10 Democratic voters thought he should run.

  • Nov 09, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: Nancy Pelosi says Democrat candidates are "strongly outperforming expectations across the country"

    Nancy Pelosi issued a statement on midterm elections results saying that while there are several races that remain too close to call "it is clear that House Democratic Members and candidates are strongly outperforming expectations across the country."

    She continued: "As states continue to tabulate the final results, every vote must be counted as cast. Many thanks to our grassroots volunteers for enabling every voter to have their say in our Democracy.”

  • Nov 09, 2022 12:12 PM IST

    US midterm elections results: Republican Mike Lee elected to third Senate term in Utah

    Senator Mike Lee is projected to secure a third term in the Senate seat for Utah, beating his independent competitor Evan McMullin, NBC News reported.

  • Nov 09, 2022 11:50 AM IST

    In case you are just joining HT's coverage of US midterm elections, here's a lowdown

    The fight for the Senate remains up in the air, with races in eight states yet to be called. Democrat John Fetterman declared victory in Pennsylvania and Democrats also held on for victory in Senate races in New Hampshire and Washington, while Republicans survived challenges in Ohio and North Carolina

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis won re-election by a landslide 1.5 million-plus vote margin. Republicans also won governor's races in Texas and Georgia.

  • Nov 09, 2022 11:43 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: 'Bloodbath!!!': Donald Trump's son tweets as Republicans surge in midterm polls

  • Nov 09, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Watch: Georgia governor Stacey Abrams concedes election

  • Nov 09, 2022 11:12 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Donald Trump may announce his presidential bid next week

    Former US president Donald Trump may announce his presidential bid next week as Republicans continue to make gains in the midterm elections. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who appeared in the crowd at Donald Trump's speech, told Sky News that it is "too early to tell" what the results of the election will be.

  • Nov 09, 2022 11:02 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Key takeaways from US midterm election results so far

    The battle for control of US Congress is beginning to take shape as votes are being counted in competitive races across the country. Republicans flipped Democratic-held House seats in Florida, Georgia and Virginia. Although several Democratic incumbents, including two House members in Virginia, have won and others were leading. Read here

  • Nov 09, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Pennsylvania’s governor’s race called for Democrat Josh Shapiro

    Democrat Josh Shapiro defeats Republican Doug Mastriano, a strident denier of Joe Biden’s election victory in 2020 who has said he supports banning abortion, without exceptions.

  • Nov 09, 2022 10:52 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Democratic senator Patty Murray of Washington has won reelection

    Patty Murray will serve a sixth term representing the traditionally Democratic state, after voters rejected her challenger Tiffany Smiley. 

  • Nov 09, 2022 10:10 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: What are the results in the Senate

    A total of 35 Senate seats are up for grabs this year, and Republicans only need to gain one to take control of the chamber from the Democrats. To win control of the Senate, the Republicans will need to hold their seats in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and flip a Democratic seat. If they lose Pennsylvania, they'll need to flip two Democratic seats.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:57 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: In Maryland, Wes Moore elected as state's first Black governor

    US midterm elections results: Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore speaks. (AP)
    US midterm elections results: Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore speaks. (AP)

    Democrat Wes Moore was elected Maryland’s first Black governor Tuesday, defeating Republican Dan Cox in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Photos from Pennsylvania

    US midterm elections results: Supporters watch a screen as election results are announced. (Reuters)
    US midterm elections results: Supporters watch a screen as election results are announced. (Reuters)
  • Nov 09, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Democrat Stacey Abrams concedes Georgia governor’s race

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Democrats land significant victory in Pennsylvania governor's race

    The Democrats have landed a significant victory in the race for governor in Pennsylvania, with their candidate Josh Shapiro projected to defeat far-right Republican Doug Mastriano.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:17 AM IST

    US midterm election results: Chuck Schumer wins historic 5th term in New York 

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. (AP)
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. (AP)

    New York voters elected Senator Chuck Schumer, the Senate majority leader, to a historic fifth term on Tuesday, as Democrats warily watched whether his fellow Democrat, Kathy Hochul, would remain in the governor’s mansion.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:11 AM IST

    US midterm elections results: Joe Biden's calls to Democratic winners

    US president Joe Biden made "congratulatory calls" to Democratic winners as results of the crucial midterm elections started to come in, the White House said.

    “This evening, the President has made congratulatory calls to Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, Senator-elect Peter Welch, Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Representative Abigail Spanberger, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer,” the White House said in a statement to the press pool.

  • Nov 09, 2022 09:06 AM IST

    US midterm elections results:  When will we know the results of US midterm elections?

    It seems like it will be a long night and probably days of waiting before it is clear whether Democrats or Republicans will control Congress following the US midterm elections. Read more

  • Nov 09, 2022 08:53 AM IST

    US midterm election results: Marjorie Taylor Greene projected to be re-elected in Georgia

    US midterm election results: Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks. (AP)
    US midterm election results: Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks. (AP)

    Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene is projected to be re-elected as congresswoman for Georgia's 14th District, NBC News reported.  Marjorie Taylor Greene has served in the House of Representatives since 2021, and has been known for promoting antisemitic and far-right conspiracy theories during her time in office.

  • Nov 09, 2022 08:46 AM IST

    US midterm election results: Celebratory mood in Detroit following midterm results 

  • Nov 09, 2022 08:41 AM IST

    US midterm election results: Meet Aruna Miller, 1st ever Indian-American to hold office in Maryland

    As millions of Americans cast their votes in key races for governor, secretary of state and other offices down the ballot, Indian-American woman Aruna Miller on Wednesday became the first immigrant to hold the office of Lieutenant Governor in Maryland, news agencies reported. Read more

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Since August Iran has transferred hundreds of drones - also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) - to Russia, which had used them to "kill civilians and illegally target civilian infrastructure" in Ukraine, Woodward said.

British Ambassador to the United Nations Barbara Woodward.(REUTERS)
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Published on Dec 09, 2022 11:09 PM IST

Hong Kong-based newspaper reported that the coat named ‘InvisDefense’, though visible to human eyes, can blind cameras during the day time and “send out unusual heat signals at night” to escape detection from infrared cameras.

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The country-wide Covid-19 numbers for Thursday recorded a drop, as per the national health commission’s daily bulletin released Friday morning, but there were signs that citizens and businesses were weary of the new developments

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Published on Dec 09, 2022 07:39 PM IST

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