Now that the Democrats control the House, they may bring greater transparency to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.
Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa has won a ninth term after narrowly defeating his Democratic challenger, J.D. Scholten.
In California, the times may be changing, quite literally.
Judge Melody Stewart became the first black woman elected to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Voters elected the country's first Muslim and Native American women to Congress, in addition to a number of other firsts.
History was made.
Alge Crumpler, Adalius Thomas and Takeo Spikes encouraged voters to remain in line and cast their ballot.
Abrams said that there were still more votes to be counted and that people should plan for a December 4 runoff election in the Georgia governor's race.
Gretchen Whitmer replaces outgoing Republican Governor Rick Snyder, who leaves office after his fixed term ends next month.
"I am forever changed in the most profoundly positive way and forever grateful to every single one of you for making this possible. I believe in you, I believe in Texas and I believe in this country."
"I still believe that there are more of us who believe in what is common, and what is decent, and what is right," he said. "And I believe, in the long run, good always wins out over evil."
Hannity dubbed Election Night a "massive win" for President Donald Trump.
Cruz led O'Rourke in the polls, but Republicans are nervous because O'Rourke put up a historic fight.
Amid his busy schedule of rallies, when did Trump find the time to vote?