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Nancy Pelosi after speaking in Washington, D.C. on election night. Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty

As of 10:45am ET, Democrats are projected by FiveThirtyEight to pick up 34 House seats in the 2018 midterms. As of now they've flipped 28 — enough to seize control of the House.

By the numbers: Of those 28 House seats, 13 went for Clinton and 15 went for Trump. Of the Trump 14, he won 6 of them by more than 5 points. We profile them below.

The big Democratic victories:

  1. NY-22 (Trump by 16) — Anthony Brindisi over Claudia Tenney by 0.6 points — upstate New York, small cities like Utica and Binghamton
  2. OK-5 (Trump by 14) — Kendra Horn over Steve Russell by 1.4 points — Oklahoma City and suburbs
  3. SC-01 (Trump by 13) — Joe Cunningham over Katie Arrington by 1.4 points — Charleston, Hilton Head and southern South Carolina shore
  4. NY-11 (Trump by 10) — Max Rose over Dan Donovan by 6 points — Staten Island and southwest Brooklyn
  5. NY-19 (Trump by 7) — Antonio Delgado over John Faso by 2 points — Hudson Valley and Catskills
  6. MI-08 (Trump by 7) — Elissa Slotkin over Mike Bishop by 3.8 points — Some northwest Detroit suburbs west to much of the Lansing area
  7. VA-7 (Trump by 7) — Abigail Spanberger over Dave Brat by 1.4 points — Richmond suburbs, central Virginia

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10,000 trees near giant sequoia groves to be removed after fires

A firefighter looks up at a giant sequoia tree after fire burned through the Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, on Sept. 23. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

"Upwards of" 10,000 trees near giant sequoia groves have been "weakened by drought, disease, age, and/or fire" and must be removed in the wake of California's wildfires, the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks announced.

Why it matters: The damage to these trees, considered "national treasures," and work to remove them means a nearby key highway must remain closed to visitors as they have "the potential to strike people, cars, other structures, or create barriers to emergency response services," per a statement from the national parks.

Obama stumps for McAuliffe, urges Virginians not "to go back to the chaos"

Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Former President Barack Obama framed a Nov. 2 gubernatorial race as a bellwether for the Democratic Party and the country, telling a crowd at a campaign event for Terry McAuliffe on Saturday that "I believe you, right here in Virginia, are going to show the rest of the country and the world that we're not going to indulge in our worst instincts."

Why it matters: With just over a week to go before Election Day in the Commonwealth, McAuliffe is bringing out the big guns. The 44th president appeared on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University to urge supporters to get to the polls.

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Axios AM Deep Dive: America’s murder surge

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images

Homicides rose at the fastest rate in at least six decades last year. This Axios AM Deep Dive, led by Future correspondent Bryan Walsh, looks at the state of gun crime.

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