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  • Ann McFeatters: Voters have no clue how to solve the nation's problems

    WASHINGTON � After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized....
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: For victorious GOP, now comes the hard part

    For the newly empowered congressional Republicans, now comes the hard part. While Tuesday's election gave them the Senate and tightened their hold on the House, GOP lawmakers might have complicated their ability to break governmental gridlock by...
  • Republicans win big, and now they get to find out what most Americans want

     Republicans win big, and now they get to find out what most Americans want
    Greetings, Republican overlords, and congratulations on your momentous midterm mashing of those pesky Democrats. Tuesday's election was not just a GOP wave, it was a conservative tsunami, a liberal-ectomy, a Rip-Roarin' Republican Rampage™. It was...
  • 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...
  • Citizens have spoken

    Cooler heads know better than to jump to sweeping conclusions about the state of the nation immediately after an election. Elections seem to be more useful as a reminder that American voters will make up their minds based on what's important to them,...
  • 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...
  • Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent

    Obama, McConnell speak of cooperation, but conflict is apparent
    President Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell talked of cooperation Wednesday in the aftermath of the huge GOP election victory, but the two sides prepared for renewed conflict on issues that have dominated the campaign and national...
  • Voters have no idea how to solve America's problems

    After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized. Disgusted....
  • 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...
  • The morning after, Or: Notes on another swing of the pendulum

    Maybe our current president won't prove one of the great ones -- and there was no maybe about it the morning after Tuesday's midterm elections -- but that doesn't prevent him from seeing signs of greatness in others. One of the first congratulatory...