Esme Cribb

Esme Cribb is a newswriter for TPM in New York City. She can be found on Twitter @emquiry and reached by email at esme@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Esme

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) was projected to overtake Democratic challenger and former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) on Tuesday night, according to Fox News and NBC News, winning the state's tight Senate race and retaining his seat.

Johnson's re-election shores up Republican control of the chamber by considerably narrowing Democrats' path to regain the Senate. Without his seat, Democrats must win Senate races in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Missouri to regain the chamber.

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NEW YORK — The free WiFi provided for members of the press at Donald Trump's Tuesday election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel took a rosy outlook on the election results.

The bombastic network password was "DJT4thewin."