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Terry Smith: Dysfunctional Democracy: U.S. Senate Will Now Have Zero African Americans

Prognosticators had long ago called the outcome of Tuesday’s elections: A tea-party-infused mass rejection of the Democrats. There is, however, one outcome that was even more certain and that should…

Robert Reich: Why Obama Should Learn the Lesson of 1936, not 1996

Which lesson will the president learn from the midterm election — that of Clinton in 1996, or FDR in 1936? The choice will determine his strategy over the next two…

Ohio Election Results: Rob Portman Defeats Lee Fisher In 2010 Senate Race

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A veteran of George W. Bush’s White House has kept Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat in the hands of the GOP. Republican Rob Portman coasted to an…

Rob Portman Defeats Lee Fisher In Ohio Senate Race

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A veteran of George W. Bush’s White House has kept Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat in the hands of the GOP. Republican Rob Portman coasted to an…

Bush ABC Interview: Being Called A Racist By Kanye West The Worst Moment Of My Presidency

The first excerpts of former President George W. Bush’s interview with NBC New’s Matt Lauer were released on Tuesday night. And what stands among the noteworthy bits about Bush’s political…

Bush Considered Dropping Cheney From 2004 Ticket

The New York Times reports that former President George W. Bush reveals in his upcoming memoirs that he considered dropping Vice President Dick Cheney from the presidential ticket for the…

Indiana Election Results: Dan Coats Defeats Brad Ellsworth In 2010 Senate Race

INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Dan Coats will return to the U.S. Senate from Indiana after leaving the chamber a decade ago to work as a lobbyist. Coats defeated Democratic U.S. Rep.…

Republican Rand Paul wins Kentucky Senate seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Rand Paul, a favorite among the conservative Tea Party movement, won a Senate seat in Kentucky on Tuesday over Democrat Jack Conway, NBC and CNN projected.…

Republican Coats wins Indiana Senate seat, networks project

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Dan Coats won the Senate race in Indiana on Tuesday over Democrat Brad Ellsworth, the MSNBC and Fox TV networks projected, giving Republicans a seat previously…

Angle files voter intimidation complaint

The Reid camp allegedly pressured unions to vote. Read the full story from Politico…