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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…

Reid confounds naysayers, holds on

He defies the polls, defeating Sharron Angle. Read the full story from Politico…

GOP prepares to take power

A transition committee will work on implementing items in the Pledge to America. Read the full story from Politico…

Split Congress could mean more gridlock on Capitol Hill

Split Congress could mean more gridlock on Capitol Hill

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 Wall Street reforms…

Election coverage: Difficult to watch, impossible to look away

On election night, Sarah Palin served as Fox News Channel’s personification of hope – its poetic muse and telegenic Wonder Woman (in no-costume Diana Prince mode), wearing a salmony red…

Boehner, on track to lead House, reaches out to tea party as GOP wins majority

Rep. John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) tapped the activist energy of the tea party movement to help his party make gains Tuesday night. At the same time, he raised tens of…