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  • Albert R. Hunt: Candidates offer everything except governing agenda

    Albert R. Hunt: Candidates offer everything except governing agenda
    The U.S. midterm elections have had almost everything, except a vision for governing. Democrats leveled charges that hard-hearted Republicans would slice Granny's Social Security and throw her off the Medicare rolls while denying younger women...
  • House Republicans could see their first black, gay members in years

    House Republicans are expected to expand their majority in Tuesday's election in part by welcoming a new crop of fiery conservatives - but also by adding something that has been missing from the GOP: diversity. Republicans in the House will probably add...
  • Is Obama now irrelevant?

    WASHINGTON -- Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant...
  • Obama's tantalizing comments in his post-election press conference

    Obama's tantalizing comments in his post-election press conference
    President Obama’s post-election news conference was notable for several things, including its length, the asperity with which he responded to tendentious questions and the stream-of-consciousness soliloquy with which he ended his remarks. But I...
  • Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now

    Ending Washington gridlock largely in Mitch McConnell's hands now
    Mitch McConnell built his ascent to Senate majority leader on voter anger over Washington gridlock that he helped foster while in the Republican minority against President Obama. Now the Kentucky senator will need to convince tea party Republicans who...
  • Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom

    Obama, Republicans sound conciliatory note but battles loom
    President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress. Obama and...
  • Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama

    Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...
  • GOP's Senate takeover could facilitate tax reform, trade accords

    The Republican takeover of the Senate raised the business community's hopes that stalled efforts to overhaul the tax code and enact other top priorities finally could move forward. A key will be the common ground that President Obama and the GOP share...
  • White House says Iran policy unchanged; declines comment on letter

    White House says Iran policy unchanged; declines comment on letter
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday that the United States' policy towards Iran has not changed. Earnest was responding to questions about a letter reportedly sent from President Barack Obama to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah ...
  • Don't hold your breath for Mitch McConnell

    In what will no doubt be remembered as the understatement of the century so far, President Obama confessed at his news conference the day after the midterm elections: "There's no doubt that Republicans had a good night." A good night, sir? Republicans...
  • Did you listen, Mr. President, to message from voters?

    Did you listen, Mr. President, to message from voters?
    WASHINGTON — "I hear you," President Obama said to the voters who gave Democrats an electoral drubbing in Tuesday's midterm elections. But their message went in one presidential ear and out the other. The Republican victory was a political...