Focus at Four: Midterm Election breakdown and Sessions resignation

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Tuesday's elections offered something for both sides to cheer about. Democrats took control of the House, while Republicans kept the Senate.

To break down what the results of this election mean for us and the country going forward, Kirby Goidel joined us on First News at Four.

He is a professor of political communication and director of Texas A&M's Public Policy Research Institute.

Goidel also offered his insight on the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

"Before, [Trump] was always worried about letting Jeff Sessions go because he might get push back from the Senate. Now he doesn't worry about that, so he moved quickly today get rid of Sessions. It's really shocking. We thought he would be gone...we didn't think it would happen this quickly," Goidel said.

Regarding the midterm elections, Goidel pointed out that with a few exceptions, the election largely played to expectations. Democrats won the House and Republicans picked up seats in the Senate.

To see the full interview, click on the video player above.