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US Sen. Warren avoids 2020 talk in post-midterm speech

By The Associated Press and WPRO News Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren avoided talk of a possible presidential run during a speech the day after winning a second term, instead focusing on what she called “a government that works for everyone,” not just the few. The Massachusetts senator spoke to a crowd at Brown University…MORE

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Trump celebrates GOP gains, threatens House Democrats

Trump has long felt aggrieved by the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He took to Twitter the morning after the split election outcome for the GOP to put Democrats on notice about their threats to investigate him and the administration. Democrats are also interested in Trump’s tax returns, which he has declined to make public.MORE


PODCAST: House Speaker Mattiello re-elected

Cranston voters returned Mattiello to the House on Tuesday over Republican Steven Frias. The state elections board added partial mail ballot results to their count late Tuesday, putting Mattiello ahead by more than 300 votes.MORE


Rhode Island Democrat incumbents fend off GOP challengers

Raimondo, the state’s first female governor, earned a second term. She beat back a challenge from Fung, the mayor of Cranston, and Joe Trillo, a former state lawmaker who left the Republican Party to run for governor as an independent.MORE


Reports of long lines, broken machines nationwide as voters go to polls

Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the first hours of voting in some precincts across the country Tuesday. Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election, where some voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote.MORE


WATCH: 2018 WPRO Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

WATCH: 2018 WPRO GOP Gubernatorial Debate

NewsTalk 99.7 and AM 630 WPRO presents the 2018 GOP Gubernatorial Debate.