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  • Analysis: Can Hillary Clinton solve the Democrats' white voter problem?

    WASHINGTON It never really dawned on Leslie Combs that Hillary Clinton might lose. Combs, a new state legislator from Kentucky's Pike County Democratic turf since the Union fought the Confederacy had endorsed Clinton's 2008 presidential bid. And yet the...
  • Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate

    Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate
    Riding a surge of voter discontent, Republicans seized control of the Senate on Tuesday, giving the GOP full command of Congress and promising a contentious final two years of the Obama administration. After months of voter surveys suggested a close...
  • Irony abounds -- but the madding crowd may not notice

    After the last runoff election of this year's midterms, the old Solid South still stands -- except for one small detail. Instead of being solid Democratic territory, it's becoming solid Republican. All the blue states seem to be turning red. Just about...
  • Democrats' loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton

    Democrats' loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton
    In the old Soviet Union, Kremlinologists would read the state party newspaper Pravda not so much for the news it contained, but to glean what the commissars wanted readers to believe the commissars were thinking. The closest we have to that in America...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Democrats must address economic anxiety

    Albert R. Hunt: Democrats must address economic anxiety
    To recover from their debacle in the midterm elections, Democrats have seized on two questionable propositions: They lost mainly because of President Barack Obama's unpopularity, and the 2016 presidential election will be more favorable. Across the...
  • A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes

    A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes
    “What day is it?” “It's today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. As a proud member of the “don't just do something, sit there” school of politics, I don't fret much about partisanship and...
  • Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

     Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem
    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee — yellow boots optional — is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too....
  • How Harry Reid doomed Democratic senators

    How Harry Reid doomed Democratic senators
    "What day is it?" "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh. As a proud member of the "don't just do something, sit there" school of politics, I don't fret much about partisanship and gridlock. Partisanship and gridlock aren't bugs...
  • John Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee -- yellow boots optional -- is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too. This Sexy...
  • Paul Greenberg: A name to remember

    It is painful, with a heavily contested race for the U.S. Senate here in Arkansas entering its last days, to review some of the lowlights of the long-time incumbent's years on the public payroll. It is hard to decide which has been the lowest in Mark...
  • Raising minimum wage may be more popular than its proponents

    When an initiative to raise the minimum wage qualified for the Arkansas ballot, it was widely expected to be just the kind of bump Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor needed to win reelection. Arkansas is a Southern red state, and tough terrain for Democrats...