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Election has GOP voters in a foul mood, poll finds

WASHINGTON - The day after the Nov. 6 election, President Donald Trump claimed the results represented a "tremendous success," but most of his supporters aren't buying that, a new postelection survey shows, and the president also has significantly soured on the outcome.

While votes are still being counted - or recounted - in several states or districts, Democrats retook the majority in the House of Representatives, recaptured at least seven governorships and broadened their presence in numerous state legislatures. Republicans kept control of the Senate and are likely to add to their majority.

Democrats and Trump opponents are significantly happier about that outcome than are Republicans and Trump voters, according to a new University of Southern California-Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.

Asked to rank their reaction to the congressional election results on a 0-100 scale, voters who

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