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McConnell doubles down vs. Obama

Plans to echo call to defeat the president. Read the full story from Politico…

Poll: Hispanics give mixed marks

Their views on Obama indicate that he has some ground to make up with this voting bloc before 2012. Read the full story from Politico…

Michael Roth: We Need to Create Trust

One of the striking things that this week’s elections forcefully represent is the dramatic erosion of trust in President Obama. Two years ago he hadn’t yet earned our confidence, but…

Bernard-Henri Lévy: Stop Shooting at Obama

And so Obama has lost. As expected, though less than predicted and, especially, much less than the Tea Party whack jobs had hoped, the electorate delivered a vote of sanction.…

Subdued Obama says suffered a voter "shellacking"

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A chastened President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to seek compromise with Republicans who won big in congressional elections and admitted he had lost touch with voters…

Sally Thorner: Poppy Day

This was supposed to be a post about Election Day from the sidelines. My first since 1978 neither voting nor reporting the results. We are in Vancouver, British Columbia and…

How Harry Reid Won

LAS VEGAS — Republicans said for months that if the Nevada Senate race was a referendum on Harry Reid, the unpopular Majority Leader would lose. Reid didn’t let that happen.…

Wayne Pacelle: Back from the Brink in Missouri: Prop B to Bring End to Puppy Mill Cruelty

I feel a deep sense of relief today, with victory on the puppy mill ballot measure in Missouri behind us. As the votes from rural counties were being posted on…

In 2012, could Dean beat Obama?

Simon says probably not, but he could cost him the presidency. Read the full story from Politico…

Oregon Governor Election Results: Oregon Live Projects John Kitzhaber As Winner Over Chris Dudley

On Wednesday evening, the Oregonian called the Beaver State’s 2010 midterm election for Governor for Democratic candidate John Kitzhaber over Republican opponent Chris Dudley. The local news outlet reports: Although…