After last week’s midterms, United States is a more deeply divided nation
By Sheila CoppsNov. 12, 2018
Washington’s mid-course correction will make politics uglier. It's hard to believe it could get any worse.
With the Democrats regaining control of the House of Representatives, they will have a number of opportunities to dig deeper into the financial labyrinth of the Trump family fortune and it’s potential relationship to foreign powers. The Democrats have secured a comfortable majority in the House, with new, younger female and minority faces poised to lead the charge. The Hill Times file photograph
OTTAWA—Last week’s midterm elections reinforced the reality of the United States as a deeply divided nation.
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‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.