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America casts its vote in a referendum on Trump

WASHINGTON - As voters began pouring in to polling places across the country on Tuesday, in an election that gives Democrats their first opportunity to claw back into power in the Trump era, signs of the party's lingering trauma from the 2016 results were plentiful.

Anxious party leaders and strategists avoided boastful projections or presumptuous blueprints for running a Democratic-controlled House or statehouses. And they worried about the political fallout for vulnerable Democrats

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