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Tech, telecom prep for sea change

The midterm results will transform key committees amid debates over online privacy and net neutrality. Read the full story from Politico…

A bitter defeat for Nancy Pelosi

A bitter defeat for Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi, the first woman to serve as US speaker of the House, appeared out of a job after a short but productive four years in office as Republicans retook…

In Washington, it will be Obama vs. Boehner

In Washington, it will be Obama vs. Boehner

This is a two-person, two-party town now. And President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and incoming House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, need each other — as both partners and foils…

Pa. Democrats’ devastating night

They suffer crushing losses up and down the ballot. Read the full story from Politico…

Health care ‘nos’ help Dems at risk

Voting against reform may have saved a few. Read the full story from Politico…

Tea Party scores big wins in key races

Tea Party scores big wins in key races

Voters embraced the tea party’s conservative throw-the-bums-out anthem in key races across the country, with the movement’s favored candidates taking more than a dozen House seats held by Democrats, three…

Stalemate seen in Congress on banking and housing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans grabbed the steering wheel of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, but weren’t expected to get out of the driveway when it comes to restraining…

Harry Reid hangs on to win in Nevada

Harry Reid hangs on to win in Nevada

Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid won re-election in Nevada against Republican Sharron Angle in a tight race, Fox News projected on Wednesday, a blow to Republicans who had hoped…

Issa signals restraint in oversight

“My job is to make the president a success,” he tells reporters. Read the full story from Politico…

Republicans gain strength in Senate

They pick up at least six Democratic seats. Read the full story from Politico…