Democrats 'Blue Wave' Fails To Overwhelm 'Magic Man' Trump At US Mid-Terms

The Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives in the American mid-term elections but their anticipated 'blue wave' of support broke just short of the Senate, where Republicans maintained control.

As the final ballots were counted early Wednesday, Democrats were projected to take 238 seats in the House, easily topping the 218 needed for a majority and having flipped 26 targets along the way.

But in the Senate it was a different story with Republicans projected to hold 54 seats needed on Wednesday to the Democrats' 42, with 51 needed for a majority.

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