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'Anti-Trump Wave' Results in Big Gains for Democrats

Murdered reporter's boyfriend was among Virginia winners

(Newser) - Almost a year to the day after President Trump was elected, Democrats scored big victories in races across the country—especially in Virginia, where Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Trump-endorsed Republican Ed Gillespie in the governor's race . Democrats made major statewide gains in Virginia as well as recapturing the governor'... More »

Trump Slams Gillespie After Virginia Loss

He 'worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for'

(Newser) - President Trump tweeted in support of Ed Gillespie early Tuesday—but he didn't take long to distance himself from the Republican candidate after he lost the Virginia governor's race . Gillespie "worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for," Trump tweeted after Gillespie... More »

Democrats Win Governor Seats in Virginia, New Jersey

Ralph Northam takes closely watched contest in Va.; Phil Murphy will succeed Chris Christie

(Newser) - Democrat Ralph Northam has won Virginia's closely watched race for governor , reports the AP . Early unofficial results show Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie on Tuesday in a race that had been seen as a test of whether Democrats could withstand a candidate who ran largely on President Trump'... More »

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