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Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer celebrates at a Democratic election-night party on November 6, 2018, in Detroit, Michigan. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

The Blue Wave That Saved the Vote

Democrats may soon discover that their most important accomplishment in the last election wasn’t retaking the House of Representatives.