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The winners – and the losers

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.): The conservative kingmaker saw a number of his endorsed candidates sail to victory, including Rand Paul (R) of Kentucky and Marco Rubio (R) of Florida in their Senate races. By getting behind those candidates early on, DeMint helped himself get ahead, in terms of both hi… Read the full story from […]

Republican Cantor vows to repeal health reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Representative Eric Cantor, who is likely to become majority leader in the new Republican-led House of Representatives, vowed on Tuesday to repeal healthcare reform and cut federal spending. Read the full story from Reuters

New Hampshire Election Results: John Lynch Defeats John Stephen In 2010 Governor’s Race

CONCORD, N.H. — Democratic Gov. John Lynch has overcome an anti-incumbent groundswell and defeated Republican John Stephen to win a historic fourth consecutive two-year term as New Hampshire’s governor. The 57-year-old Lynch faced one of his toughest re-election battles against Stephen, a former health and human services commissioner. Stephen tried to tap voter unrest by […]

John Lynch Defeats John Stephen In New Hampshire Governor’s Race

CONCORD, N.H. — Democratic Gov. John Lynch has overcome an anti-incumbent groundswell and defeated Republican John Stephen to win a historic fourth consecutive two-year term as New Hampshire’s governor. The 57-year-old Lynch faced one of his toughest re-election battles against Stephen, a former health and human services commissioner. Stephen tried to tap voter unrest by […]

Marco Rubio Defeats Charlie Crist, Kendrick Meek In Florida Senate Race

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Republican Marco Rubio easily defeated Gov. Charlie Crist and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek to take Florida’s open Senate seat on Tuesday, keeping it with the GOP. An Associated Press analysis of preliminary exit poll data showed that the tea party favorite beat Democratic nominee Meek and Crist, who left the Republican […]

Kelly Ayotte Defeats Paul Hodes In New Hampshire Senate Race

CONCORD, N.H. — Former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte (AY’-aht), a conservative Republican endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has defeated Democratic Congressman Paul Hodes (hohdz) to keep retiring New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg’s seat Republican. A fiscal and social conservative, the 42-year-old Ayotte opposes gay marriage and abortion and pledges to cut government spending. […]

New Hampshire Election Results: Kelly Ayotte Defeats Paul Hodes In 2010 Senate Race

CONCORD, N.H. — Former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte (AY’-aht), a conservative Republican endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has defeated Democratic Congressman Paul Hodes (hohdz) to keep retiring New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg’s seat Republican. A fiscal and social conservative, the 42-year-old Ayotte opposes gay marriage and abortion and pledges to cut government spending. […]