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House, Senate go to Democrats
By RAYMOND LAHR, United Press Writer
Democrats today captured control of both houses of Congress.
It's Truman! Dewey concedes
By LYLE C. WILSON, United Press Writer
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 1948 (UPI) -- Governor Thomas E. Dewey conceded today that President Truman had been elected in the closest presidential race in 32 years.
Truman with big electoral lead, Dewey concedes
NEW YORK, November 3, 1948 (UP) - At the time Governor Dewey conceded, he was trailing by 115 electoral votes. Truman had won or was leading in 28 states with 304 electoral votes. Dewey had won or was leading in 16 states with 189 electoral votes.
Happy Truman says, "I hope I deserve it"
By JOHN L. CUTTER
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 3, 1948 (UP) - Humble and greatly excited, President Truman greeted his cheering staff and friends five minutes after a press service flash informed him that Thomas E. Dewey had conceded the election.
Truman warns Reds U.S. would use force in defense
By MERRIMAN SMITH
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 22, 1950 (UP) - President Truman today warned world Communism that this country will use "force to defend democracy" if it must.
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