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  • For Republicans, election victory won't end struggles

    In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have built their campaigns on a promise to block President Obama's policies and ease Washington's gridlock. But accomplishing that may prove tougher than winning next week's election. A GOP Congress...
  • Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell gets early victory after bitter race

    Throughout his career, Mitch McConnell has left little to chance and vowed never to be caught by surprise. That approach guided his 2014 reelection campaign against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes — but perhaps a bit too well. In what was one...
  • Jon Stewart apologizes for election day voting comment

    Jon Stewart apologizes for election day voting comment
    Jon Stewart's botched joke during a CNN interview on Tuesday led to "The Daily Show" host issuing an apology and clarification at the top of his show on Tuesday night. Tuesday was election day, of course, and early in the day Stewart appeared on...
  • 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...
  • Maine independent Angus King says he will remain with Senate Democrats

    Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine put a quick end to speculation that he might join the new Republican majority, saying it was in his state's interests for him to continue to caucus with Democrats. "I think it's in Maine's interests to have a senator...
  • The GOP sucked up to the middle class -- but will it deliver?

    Will Saletan at Slate puts his finger on a fascinating development in the 2014 election: A slew of Republican Senate and House candidates ran on Democratic themes. These included poverty relief, black unemployment, equal pay for women, dismal middle-class...
  • McConnell says GOP Senate will seek areas of agreement with Obama

    As he made his way around Kentucky on the eve of Tuesday’s election, Mitch McConnell was asked why he thought this reelection campaign was proving to be so close. “I don’t think we know how close it’s going to be yet,” he...
  • Two more years of gridlock in Washington

    To the editor: Paraphrasing Harry Truman, slightly: The electorate put in place the next do-less-than-nothing Congress. ("Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate," Nov. 4) With all the accolades being bestowed on incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
  • 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...
  • 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 acknowledges defeat but recommits to acting without Congress

    President Obama acknowledged Wednesday that he was disappointed with the wave of losses that Democrats endured in the midterm elections but said he viewed the result as a sign that Americans want change in Washington and want elected officials to "get...