Amid Florida’s contentious recount battles, lawsuits pile up

The only thing in Florida more ubiquitous than election recounts might be the lawsuits that have sprouted up in the interest of keeping them fair.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about the midterms

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.

4 takeaways from Tuesday’s midterm elections

There are some more nuanced takeaways from those top-line results.

Trump declares “big victory” in midterms — despite the GOP losing the House to Democrats

It wasn't quite the blue wave Democrats were hoping for, but they will now control the House — something that could cause major headaches for Donald Trump.

Today in Trump’s America: Democrats win the House, Republicans expand their Senate majority

It was a split decision in Tuesday’s midterms, as Democrats won the House majority for the first time since 2010 and picked up a number of key governor mansions, but lost seats in the Senate.

Andrew Gillum concedes in Florida’s closely watched gubernatorial race

Ron DeSantis' win comes in spite of a groundswell of support for Gillum during an ugly midterm contest marred by accusations of racism.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue calls Florida governor’s race “cotton-pickin’ important”

Purdue's comments come as Andrew Gillum fights to become the state's first black governor.

Rick Scott will allow voting exceptions in 8 Florida counties devastated by Hurricane Michael

Widespread power outages, downed phone lines and costly infrastructure damage have hobbled the state with less than three weeks to go until the Nov. 6 midterms.

Major donor of Trump-backed nominee for Florida governor just called Obama a racial slur on Twitter

The controversy comes weeks after Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for Florida governor, told voters not to "monkey this up" by electing his black Democratic rival, Andrew Gillum.

How Andrew Gillum pulled off an upset in Florida’s gubernatorial race

The progressive candidate pulled off a win by unifying and mobilizing voters — and his progressive platform will now face off against the Trump agenda.

Trump-backed nominee in Florida warns voters not to “monkey this up” by electing black Democrat

It look less than 24 hours for the GOP nominee in Florida’s competitive gubernatorial election to make a racist, dog-whistle comment about his newly minted Democratic opponent.