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Democrats seize House of Representatives

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Addis Ababa, November 7, 2018 (FBC) -The US Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections.

Taking control of the lower chamber of Congress for the first time in eight years will enable Democrats to thwart the president’s agenda.

But Mr Trump’s Republicans are set to strengthen their grip on the Senate.

Tuesday’s vote was seen as a referendum on a polarizing president, even though he is not up for re-election till 2020.

Female candidates stole the spotlight in an election cycle that had been billed as the Year of the Woman.

Source: BBC