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In the 2018 election, several traditionally red districts went blue.

Now, some of those freshman Democratic members of the House of Representatives find themselves evaluating country over their reelection chances.

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The term coup is not one that has applied in the United States since the Revolutionary War period. While the US history books may refer to the creation of the USA as a revolution, the British Empire could have called it a coup.

There was no legal method of removing the British from power in the colonial era and the word coup means:

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Democrat Joaquin Castro, born and raised in San Antonio, currently serves as the Representative of Texas' 20th congressional district. On Monday, Representative Castro shared a meme featuring publicly available information on 44 donors who maxed out their campaign contributions for President Donald Trump.

After an act of domestic terrorism by a White nationalist who shared the same talking points made popular in President Trump's Twitter feed and during his MAGA rallies and 2016 presidential campaign, Castro decided to share who supports and enables such rhetoric. The White nationalist terrorist targeted Hispanics and murdered 22 people and injured dozens more.

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Not every Trump supporter from 2016 is still a ride or die member of the MAGA crowd. One former conservative Republican Trump voter, David Weissman, shared his change of heart on Twitter, more than once in an appeal to other Trump voters who are less than happy with the results of their 2016 vote.

Weissman describes himself as:

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The winner for the 9th congressional district in North Carolina was declared in November, about 24 hours after polls closed. The Democratic candidate, Dan McCready conceded the election to his Republican rival, Mark Harris.

But now McCready has rescinded that concession.

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Maine Republican Representative Bruce Poliquin leaves the House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington on Wednesday morning, June 13, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images)

Voters in Maine learned Tuesday that incumbent Republican Representative Bruce Poliquin filed a lawsuit designed to subvert the will of Maine voters. Many reacted to the news with anger.

After years of discussion in the Maine legislature, the people of the state of Maine took ranked choice voting to a people's referendum vote—one where a measure is put on the ballot by citizen petition—and approved it with support from 52 percent of Maine voters. However the Maine Republican Party attempted to block implementation.

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Independent voters appear on a panel on CNN New Day with Alisyn Camerota on October 15, 2018. (CNN/YouTube)

In a July 2018 analysis of national voter registration records by the University of Virginia Center for Politics, 40 percent of voters registered Democrat, 29 percent Republican, 2 percent other political parties and 28 percent independent.

Gone are the days of adherence and loyalty to a single political party. In several states, there are more voters registered as independent than in any political party.

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