After midterms, is the U.S. more divided, or can we work across the aisle?

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Democrats won control of the House, while Republicans held onto the Senate. In California, Gavin Newsom was elected governor.

In this special two-hour live show, you get the national and local picture. What message did voters in swing districts send? How will Nancy Pelosi run the House? How will Newsom run California? And if the Republican Party is now firmly the party of Trump, where does that leave moderate Republicans?

We talk to political pros, local candidates, and Southern California voters.

Democrat Katie Hill won the race for CA's 25th Congressional district, beating Republican incumbent Steve Knight. Photo by Ben Steinberger.


Katie Hill - Congresswoman from California’s 25th Congressional District, Harley Rouda - Democratic Congresswoman representing the 48th District of California (Laguna Beach), Mike Levin - Democratic candidate for CA’s 49th congressional district, Alex Wayne - Bloomberg News - @aawayne, Lisa Mascaro - Chief Congressional Correspondent, AP - @LisaMascaro, Jason A. Johnson - Morgan State University / - @drjasonjohnson, Michael Tesler - author of “Identity Politics”, Mike Madrid - Republican political strategist - @madrid_mike, Bill Carrick - Democratic strategist, Jeremy White - California politics reporter for Politico and co-author of Politico California Playbook, Jessica Levinson - Professor, LMU's Loyola Law School in Los Angeles - @LevinsonJessica, Paul Mitchell - Political Data, Inc - @paulmitche11 , Gary Aminoff - Treasurer and Executive Board Member of the Republican Party of Los Angeles County, Ali Monge - democrat in Orange County, and board member of Women for American Values and Ethics, Michael Lee Jackson - No Party Preference voter, Pacific Palisades, Rod Kojima - Republican in Rowland Heights, Katherine Amoukhteh - Republican in OC, Henry Meiman - Democrat from the San Fernando Valley, Victoria Basolo - Independent in OC

Madeleine Brand

Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill