AP: GOP’s Braun wins in Indiana as voters test Trump strength

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November 6, 2018
STEVE PEOPLES

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump Republicans seized victory in Indiana’s high-profile Senate contest on Tuesday, defeating Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly and making the Democrats’ narrow path to a Senate majority ever slimmer.

Trump-backed businessman Mike Braun’s win came as Republicans clung to delicate majorities in the House and Senate, and an anxious nation watched to see whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Trump’s turbulent presidency.

With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, many of the nation’s top elections were too close to call.

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GOP’s Braun wins in Indiana as voters test Trump strength
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GOP’s Braun wins in Indiana as voters test Trump strength
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Democrats were locked in a district-by-district battle for control of the House Tuesday night as a setback in Indiana squeezed their already narrow path to a Senate majority.