Midterm elections: US likely heads to divided government
11 November 2022 | 12:22 pm
As the dust settles, a few, but decisive races will likely hand Republicans the House, while Democrats may barely hold onto the Senate. A divided government has implications for US global leadership.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government has firmed up its plans for addressing the energy crisis as the country heads into winter. The plans still need to win the approval of Germany's state leaders.
As tensions between China and the US endure, experts say the latest signals from the 20th Party Congress suggest it's unlikely that Beijing will soften its stance.
It was the first consular access to the WNBA star since early August, when she was imprisoned in Russia on drug charges. Washington and Moscow are discussing a potential prisoner swap.
FRANCE 24 takes you on a journey through the American heartland, from the Midwest to the South, for a closer look at the issues that could decide the crucial November 8 midterm elections. Our reporter Fanny Allard met with Americans in cities along the Mississippi River to find out how they feel about police reform, guns, abortion, the economy and climate change.
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and some 35 Senate seats are being contested in the 2022 US midterm elections. DW has a guide on how these votes work and what's at stake.
In the crucial mid-term elections, President Joe Biden's Democrats are hoping for a strong turnout — especially among their core constituencies, including Black voters. Wisconsin is one of the states where congressional races are expected to come down to the wire.
President Joe Biden told voters in Philadelphia this is a "defining" election for democracy. Donald Trump stumped elsewhere in the southwestern part of the state.
One of the key issues on US voters' minds during the upcoming midterm elections will be gun control. Around 40,000 people die from gun violence in the country each year. After every mass shooting, the same questions are asked about whether to restrict access to weapons.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo discussed the sanctions imposed on Moscow in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "The sanctions are working and that's why Russia is working so hard to evade them," he said. Adeyemo also discussed the cap on the price of Russian oil announced by the G7.
Results from races for more than 400 congressional seats will come in when election polls close on Tuesday. Can't stay on top of them all? Then keep a close eye on Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Ethiopia's government and Tigray forces have established a telephone hotline following a truce struck last week, the African Union's (AU) chief mediator Olusegun Obasanjo announced on Monday.
Pyongyang said it was not involved in arms dealings with Russia, and had no plans to do so. The US previously indicated North Korea was supplying Russia with artillery shells for its war in Ukraine.
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