Nancy Pelosi Interview: ‘No Regrets,’ ‘Job Well Done’ (VIDEO)

Nancy Pelosi gave her first interview since the 2010 midterm elections on Wednesday, telling ABC’s Diane Sawyer that she has “no regrets” about her tenure as Speaker of the House. When asked to evaluate her time on the job, Pelosi said, “Job well done.” Pelosi will lose her gavel in January, when Republicans take over […]

HuffPost TV: Roy Sekoff: Palin Was A Non-Factor In Midterms

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” Wednesday night to discuss the impact of Sarah Palin’s endorsements on Tuesday’s midterm elections, particularly the defeats suffered by Christine O’Donnell, Carly Fiorina, and Sharron Angle. “If we give an honest assessment, I don’t think we can peg all these on Palin,” Sekoff told host […]

Bob Cesca: Angry Voters Choose Government Gridlock, Investigations and Shutdown

There are a variety of explanations for the frustratingly backwards outcome of yesterday’s election. Clearly Americans were dissatisfied with the objective reality that the Obama administration and the congressional Democrats actually made things better by cutting the deficit by an historic $122 billion; creating upwards of three million new jobs; ending the war in Iraq; […]

Hans Johnson: Wave of Voter Anger Leaves Damage, Opportunities

It is often the least of these who have the most at stake in elections. Nov. 2, 2010, was a night of reckoning for advocates of working people, immigrants, and civil rights for gay people, who faced many hard-fought losses. As the altered landscape became clearer for Democrats, a few narrow victories loomed all the […]

South Korea must give more on beef, cars: Republican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea must agree to do more to open its market to U.S. beef and autos if it wants Congress to approve a trade deal that has been stalled for three years, a senior Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday. Read the full story from Reuters

Sarah Palin Endorsements Boast Winning Record, Tarnished By Key Losses

The power of an endorsement is far from a perfect science, but if Sarah Palin subscribes to the belief that the only thing that matters is a win, she’s probably feeling pretty good about her slate of candidates after Tuesday’s election. Palin divvied out 57 total endorsements of House, Senate, and governor candidates in the […]