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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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Trump to issue at least 100 pardons and commutations before leaving office

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President Trump plans to issue at least 100 pardons and commutations on his final full day in office Tuesday, sources familiar with the matter told Axios.

Why it matters: This is a continuation of the president's controversial December spree that saw full pardons granted to more than two dozen people — including former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, longtime associate Roger Stone and Charles Kushner, the father of Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

  • The pardons set to be issued before Trump exits the White House will be a mix of criminal justice ones and pardons for people connected to the president, the sources said.
  • CNN first reported this news.

Go deeper: Convicts turn to D.C. fixers for Trump pardons

Schumer's m(aj)ority checklist

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Capitalizing on the Georgia runoffs, achieving a 50-50 Senate and launching an impeachment trial are weighty to-dos for getting Joe Biden's administration up and running on Day One.

What to watch: A blend of ceremonies, hearings and legal timelines will come into play on Tuesday and Wednesday so Chuck Schumer can actually claim the Senate majority and propel the new president's agenda.

The dark new reality in Congress

National Guard troops keep watch at security fencing. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

This is how bad things are for elected officials and others working in a post-insurrection Congress:

  • Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) said she had a panic attack while grocery shopping back home.
  • Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said police may also have to be at his constituent meetings.
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) told a podcaster he brought a gun to his office on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 because he anticipated trouble with the proceedings that day.

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