US Democrats celebrate their return to power after they took control of the House of Representatives in a midterm election that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.
“Thanks to you, tomorrow will be a new day in America,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told supporters after walking on stage Tuesday night. “Remember this feeling. Know the power to win.”
Democrats have been projected to win enough seats to take control of the lower chamber of Congress after eight years of Republican rule.
Pelosi, who is expected to seek the top job of House speaker, said House Democrats will use their newly won majority to pursue a bipartisan agenda and work for “solutions that bring us together.”
“In stark contrast to the GOP Congress, a Democratic Congress who will be led with transparency and openness so that the public can see what’s happening and how it affects them, and that they can weigh in with the members of Congress, and…