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U.S. Midterm Elections – News Events ’06

On Tuesday November 07 2006, America went to the polls in crucial mid-term elections. The result of which was victory for the Democrats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

0000 (Wednesday November 08) Sky News

Martin Stanford presented a special programme through the night on Sky News to keep viewers up-to-date as results came in.

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1800 (Wednesday November 08) BBC Six O’clock News

George Alagiah in Washington and Natasha Kaplinksy in London round up the days events.

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1900 (Wednesday November 08) BBC News 24 Tonight

Jon Sopel in Washington, with Joanna Gosling and Tim Willcox in London, present News 24 Tonight.

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