Democrats have a majority and wave of new members from Pa. and N.J. What will they do with it?

After two years out of power in Washington, Democrats in the U.S. House are pitching an agenda centered on ethics, attainable health care, and middle-class jobs — attempting to show they are watching out for the interests of everyday people.

Rep. Tom MacArthur concedes to Andy Kim as N.J. race is called

The Republican conceded after Kim was declared the winner by the Associated Press. About 7,000 paper provisional ballots are now being counted.

Rep. Tom MacArthur concedes to Andy Kim as N.J. race is called

The Republican conceded after Kim was declared the winner by the Associated Press. About 7,000 paper provisional ballots are now being counted.

Paper ballots placed under microscope in tight Andy Kim- Tom MacArthur race in New Jersey

In the tight Andy Kim-Tom MacArthur race in N.J., thousands of paper ballots were analyzed to see if they can be counted.

Paper ballots placed under microscope in tight Andy Kim- Tom MacArthur race in New Jersey

In the tight Andy Kim-Tom MacArthur race in N.J., thousands of paper ballots were analyzed to see if they can be counted.

Andy Kim leads Rep. Tom MacArthur by 4,000 votes as counting will continue through the weekend

Democrat Andy Kim's lead just climbed to 4,353 votes in his tight race for a Third District congressional seat against incumbent Tom MacArthur.

Andy Kim leads Rep. Tom MacArthur by 4,000 votes as counting will continue through the weekend

Democrat Andy Kim's lead just climbed to 4,353 votes in his tight race for a Third District congressional seat against incumbent Tom MacArthur.
More Stories

Andy Kim takes victory lap after election win over Rep. Tom MacArthur

It's the long sought morning-after for Andy Kim, 36, who declared victory in his quest to unseat two-term incumbent Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur, 58, a Trump ally who was an architect of the attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Andy Kim-Tom MacArthur: Counting the last 9,000 votes in close N.J. race

In the extremely-close Kim-MacArthur Third Congressional District race in N.J., election workers are frantically counting 9,000 ballots.

Democrat Andy Kim claims win over U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur in N.J.’s 3rd Congressional District

A day after an Election Night standoff, Democrat Andy Kim claimed victory to a seat held by U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur after thousands of mail ballots tallied by Burlington County election officials gave him the lead in New Jersey's hotly contested Third District Congressional race.

U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur and Democrat Andy Kim too close to call in N.J.’s Third Congressional District

The fiercely fought contest pitted Republican U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, 58, a former insurance executive and ally of President Trump, against Democrat Andy Kim, 36, a Rhodes scholar and national security advisor in the Obama administration who was raised in Marlton.

Election 2018 takeaways: A realignment, a split, and messages for 2020

The midterm elections showed that there is a backlash to President Trump, but also that his messages still resonated in some key areas.

Divided results: Democrats gain control of U.S. House — but GOP expands Senate majority

Democrats surged to power in the U.S. House on the back of a suburban backlash to President Trump, while Republicans retained control of the Senate with victories in conservative states — reflecting a country divided by demographics and geography.

Bob Menendez beats Republican Bob Hugin in tight N.J. Senate election

Projections showed New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez would keep his Senate seat, riding anti-Trump enthusiasm to overcome the cloud of a bribery trial and an onslaught of attack ads aired by Republican Bob Hugin.

Election 2018: What Pa., N.J. results could say about the U.S. House and Senate outcomes

Here's what to watch in the key U.S. House and Senate races in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and what the results could tell us about the national picture in the 2018 midterm elections.

Anxious, angry, divided, voters go to the polls for a midterm of rare intensity

Voters head to the polls amid a spate of fury, sadness, and political unrest — with many key races in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

‘Everybody’s nervous’: Sen. Bob Menendez tries to stave off Democratic disaster

A loss in New Jersey would almost certainly eliminate Democrats' already-slim chances of retaking the Senate in a year when the party is defending seats in 10 states Trump won in 2016.

Let us know about any problems voting

Please let us know of any problems that prevent people from voting — long lines, registration problems, broken machines, voter intimidation.

Pro-Trump candidate Seth Grossman: I sued Trump decades ago

South Jersey congressional candidate Seth Grossman loves Trump now, but back in the day, he fought Trump on behalf of limousine and security companies.

A blue wave? These Pa. House races could show if it takes shape

While Democrats' best chances for a U.S. House majority run through the Philadelphia suburbs, tougher races around Harrisburg and Erie, Pa. could signal if they have generated a blue wave.

Elections
Lynching remark puts spotlight on Mississippi Senate race

SPECIAL REPORTS
Investigative reports, featured series, and guides to living in the Philadelphia region, brought to you by The Inquirer.
WHAT ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT?
Send us your burning questions, or vote on other readers' questions that pique your interest. Our journalists will work to answer them.