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AFL-CIO President Trumka: ‘We Did Our Job’ In 2010

At various junctures during the 2010 cycle, the lack of enthusiasm among labor organizations and, more specifically, union workers, appeared like it would seriously hamper the Democratic Party’s chances. Labor…

Pat Quinn Winning By Thin Margin In Illinois Governor Race

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn clung to an extremely thin margin over Republican challenger Bill Brady early Wednesday as voters in the state and around the country tossed Democrats…

Keli Goff: The 5 Women Who Mattered in the Midterms

If the 1992 election was “The Year of the Woman,” then 2010 may well be dubbed the year of the Mama Grizzly. But a look at the nationwide results from…

Howard Schweber: We the People Have Spoken

And our message is … um … First, a little background. There was a Rasumssen survey conducted about 10 days ago that showed that voters overwhelmingly believe – by an…

Youth Comprised 9 Percent Of Voters In Midterm Elections

Nine percent of voting age youth headed to the polls yesterday, down from 18 percent in 2008, CBS reports. 58 percent of voters age 18 to 29 went for Democratic…

Sarah Palin Grapples With Gillespie, Says Calls For GOP Caution Are ‘Out Of Touch’ (VIDEO)

Sarah Palin urged Republicans to throw caution to the wind in the aftermath of Tuesday’s midterm elections, calling GOP strategist Ed Gillespie’s suggestion that party leaders take a “serious” and…

Alvin McEwen: Five reasons why I am happy that the Republicans took over the House of Representatives

Well the 2010 midterms have come and gone and as expected, it wasn’t pretty. Democrats lost the House thanks to the infusion of the tea party movement, but managed to…

Aide: Obama will heed message

Word from the White House: We get it. Read the full story from Politico…

Republicans capture House, gain in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faced a bleak political landscape on Wednesday after voters punished Democrats over high unemployment and a sluggish economic recovery, delivering a divided Congress in…

Newspaper Front Pages The Day After Election 2010 (PHOTOS): GOP Takes House

See how newspapers across the country covered the GOP’s new majority in the House and candidates’ victories. From The Huffington Post…