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Dave Wasserman, the U.S. House Editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, shared new Census numbers breaking down the voter turnout for the 2018 midterm elections and demonstrated exactly how Democrats were able to retake the House.

Comparing pre-election polling numbers with the new turnout data, Wasserman concluded that this is the "story of the midterms":

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US President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, November 16, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Over a week after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump continues to try to sell people on the idea of it being a big win for him. On Friday, after Republicans lost another seat in the House of Representatives and are poised to lose at least two more, Trump took to Twitter.

The President claimed people in the United States did not see his big win because they were not being told about it by the "fake news." While full election results are readily available, Trump blamed the media for the lack of accolades he received.

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Two years after social media platforms were exploited by foreign actors to manipulate the 2016 presidential election, all eyes are on Facebook and Twitter to see how the platforms will rise to the task of filtering out fake news, conspiracy theories, and "bots."

With the launch of its midterm page today, it looks like Twitter is less than prepared.

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Fox News

Fox News Network may be known for stoking the fears of its majority-conservative viewers and bolstering the falsehoods put forth by President Donald Trump, but at least one host is setting the record straight.

Shepard Smith assured viewers on his show, Shepard Smith Reporting, that despite the president's fear mongering, the migrant caravan currently traveling on foot from Central America to the United States is not an "invasion," nor are they a threat to the nation.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 06: Robert De Niro attends the 2018 Carousel of Hope Ball at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Robert DeNiro has a powerful message for Americans following the discovery of a pipe bomb that was mailed to his production company, Tribeca Enterprises.

"I thank God no one's been hurt, and I thank the brave and resourceful security and law enforcement people for protecting us," the actor and owner of the Tribeca Film Festival told CNN's Jake Tapper. "There's something more powerful than bombs, and that's your vote. People MUST vote!”

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Need help getting to the polls on Election Day? Uber's got you covered. The rideshare service unveiled its "Get to the Polls" initiative on Thursday, which through an in-app feature will assist people in finding and getting to their polling stations.


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President Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images and National Archive)

During the 2016 presidential election, no love was lost between Republican rivals and outsider Donald Trump. Insults routinely flew between the GOP insiders and the New York businessman.

And as is his wont, Trump took to Twitter to further debase a certain Texas Senator. Now one of those Trump tweets about Ted Cruz is being used by those trying to defeat the incumbent Republican in November's midterm election.

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