Democrat Ed Perlmutter won his bid for Colorado's 7th District seat Tuesday, beating his Republican opponent Rick O'Donnell and bringing home a much hoped for victory for the Democratic Party.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Despite a bruising Republican primary and an onslaught of Democratic heavyweights campaigning for his opponent, former Chattanooga Mayor Bob Corker edged to victory Tuesday in the race for Tennessee Senate.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In the closely watched Ohio Senate race, Democratic challenger Rep. Sherrod Brown defeated two-term Republican Sen. Mike DeWine.
Analysts say the results of the close Tennessee Senate race depends on voter turnout, especially black and undecided suburban voters. A Tennessee editor discusses the issue of getting people to the polls.
This year's midterm elections may lead to a power change in one or both chambers of Congress. Former Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., and former House Majority Leader Richard Armey, R-Texas, discuss what is at stake.
With the hotly contested midterm election in less than a week, Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Ken Mehlman, chairman of the Republican National Committee, discuss the challenges that lay ahead for their respective parties.
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks react to recent polls, prospects for the midterm elections, Sen. John Kerry's botched joke, and New York Times columnist Tom Friedman's op-ed on President Bush's handling of Iraq.
Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., and his Democratic challenger, state auditor Claire McCaskill, are in an apparent dead heat leading up to the Nov. 7 midterm elections. Republican and Democratic bloggers discuss the candidates' chances as the race enters its final…
Social issues such as same-sex marriage and stem cell research are hotly debated among candidates in many of the key races in the upcoming midterm elections. Two political journalists discuss these issues and what their effects may be on the…
As the October death toll of U.S. troops in Iraq reached 96, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said more weaponry would be needed to handle the situation. Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat on the Armed Services Committee who just returned from…
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