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Two weeks after the 2010 midterms, the results are receding into the past, and the new reality is settling in. But before we go too far down the road of analyzing the shift in the American voting public - the…
By Dante Chinni
DetectFlashDecision_Blog('news01s451cqfc4','fcTNSmWhQTI','29'); What message were voters trying to send to the political establishment in last week's midterms elections? And how will President Obama respond to his party's losses? Political Editor David Chalian and Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff discuss…
"Tea Party tidal wave," "historic election," "political realignment": there have been a lot of overblown claims about the scope of this midterm election but as Nov. 2 recedes a bit, some clearer and still potentially troubling realities appear to…
As the Democrats sort through the wreckage of Tuesday night, the question "what just happened?" is undoubtedly running through their minds. Was it Tea Party enthusiasm that buried them or anger at the economy or a loss of faith…
Outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced Friday that despite the drubbing that Democrats suffered in House races Tuesday, she intends to run for her party's minority leader. Around 1 p.m. Friday, she tweeted: Driven by the…
Eric Likness: I know Blanche Lincoln lost, but how many other Blue Dog Dems lost seats in addition to her? How much of a difference will that make in the Senate, where the Dems still have a majority? David…
Updated 3:00 p.m. ET Now that we can place the term "shellacking" right next to "thumpin' " in the post-election political dictionary, let's sort through the wreckage and victories from the midterm elections to answer the five questions…
Presidential historian Michael Beschloss, Richard Norton Smith of George Mason University and Beverly Gage of Yale University examine the results of Tuesday's midterm election in the context of races past.
The votes for Republican incumbent Lisa Murkowski, a write-in candidate, and Tea Party favorite Joe Miller are still being counted in Alaska. Judy Woodruff talks to Michael Carey, host of KSKA's "Anchorage Edition," about the undecided Senate contest.
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