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  • Midterm results not a GOP mandate

    Don't jump to conclusions: The sweeping Republican victory on Election Day does not mean the voters have embraced the Republican Party's ideas, let alone the tea party agenda. In the main, the election reflected the success of the pervasive anti-Obama...
  • The Boehner-McConnell relationship: Mutual respect, low drama

    WASHINGTON John A. Boehner and Mitch McConnell have never been best friends. But they aren't enemies, either. Far from it, say staffers and sources who know both lawmakers. The speaker and the Senate's presumptive new majority leader have built, over the...
  • Christine M. Flowers: GOP takes break from alleged war on women, elects batch of remarkable female leaders

    Break out the Hershey's bars and nylons: The war on women is over! Yes indeed, folks, the hostile aggression against 51 percent of the population by that pseudo-cabal of old men, Supreme Court justices (who are old men,) and women who can no longer...
  • Trudy Rubin: Lessons for Washington pols

    As we debate how Tuesday's election results will affect government gridlock, I can't help thinking about two other elections, held last week, in tiny Tunisia and embattled Ukraine. They offer insights to Americans fed up with paralysis in Washington...
  • 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...
  • The election's other winner: the minimum wage

    The election's other winner: the minimum wage
    As Republicans cast about looking for measures that might meet the definition of what Sen. Mitch McConnell called "common ground" with Democrats, there's an obvious candidate to emerge from the midterm elections. It's an idea that won broad support from...
  • 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...
  • How GOP can get to magic 60 votes, send bills to Obama

    WASHINGTON Sixty. It's the magic number for getting most things done in the U.S. Senate and it will be the target for Republicans to get legislation through the House of Representatives, past Democratic objections in the Senate and to the desk of...
  • Don't cave in on climate policy, Senate leaders urge Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Senate leaders on Friday urged President Barack Obama not to retreat from promises of strong domestic carbon cutting goals and significant aid to developing countries to combat climate change given new Republican leadership...