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  • Obama unbowed by midterm setbacks

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Thursday, Nov. 6: President Barack Obama awakened Wednesday morning to a seismic shift in the nation's political landscape. Republicans not only had seized control of the Senate for the...
  • But did you listen, Mr. President?

    But did you listen, Mr. President?
    WASHINGTON — "I hear you," President Barack 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...
  • Republicans shouldn't let victory go to their heads

    Republicans shouldn't let victory go to their heads
    Before the votes were cast, Tuesday's midterm elections were looking like a "Seinfeld" election. Like the quirky TV comedy show, the midterms didn't seem to be about anything in particular. Then the votes were counted and the "Seinfeld" midterms...
  • Election results don't really provide GOP mandate

    Election results don't really provide GOP mandate
    Is there a new GOP mandate? That's a question Republicans and Democrats will be debating in coming days, as the GOP makes the case that its election victories add up not only to an electoral wave, but to a mandate — a genuine endorsement of...
  • Boehner says Obama will 'burn himself' if he acts on immigration

    An emboldened House Speaker John A. Boehner warned Thursday that President Obama will "burn himself" if he takes executive action on immigration reform over Republican objections. Yet Boehner declined to promise that Republicans will offer their own...
  • Can Harry Reid tame battle instincts as Senate minority leader?

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not one to run from a fight. The tenacious Nevadan pulled himself from dusty, desert poverty to the corridors of power, and once punched his future father-in-law after being denied a date with the woman who would...
  • 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 ...
  • Boehner on Obama's immigration action: 'He's going to burn himself'

    WASHINGTON In his first news conference after Tuesday's elections, Speaker John A. Boehner had stern words for President Barack Obama and his expected executive action on immigration, telling the president he was inviting "big trouble" if he continued...