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  • 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...
  • Reflections on an election, and here comes next year

     Reflections on an election,  and here comes next year
    And so it ends. The negative ads. The robo-calls from famous people. The nail-biting crawl of Election Night returns. Nationwide, Democrats got shellacked in the 2014 mid-term election. Republicans now control both houses of Congress. In Florida, the...
  • 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 ...
  • Libya's parliament rejects top court ruling

    TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's internationally recognized parliament on Thursday rejected a supreme court decision to dissolve it, saying the ruling was "illegal." A statement issued by the parliament also confirmed that it is continuing to carry out the...
  • Republican wave could get even bigger

    WASHINGTON The Republican victory wave might end up even larger by the time all the votes are counted. Already Wednesday, Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate with a minimum of 52 seats, added to their majority in the House of Representatives...
  • CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994

    CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives. The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
  • U.S. economy probably wasn't main culprit in Democrat losses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's underperforming economy has been an albatross for President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009 and likely did his Democratic party few favors in midterm elections on Tuesday - but it may not have been the decisive...
  • Americans are sick of Washington politics

    The national political pendulum has swung to the Republicans as the GOP has not only increased its majority in the House of Representatives but decisively wrested control of the paralyzed United States Senate, which had been dominated by a lackluster...
  • After Republican wave, governors aim to push policy

    After Republican wave, governors aim to push policy
    Massachusetts voters sent a Republican back to the statehouse after an election night featuring razor-thin margins and a wave of Republican victories in governors' races across the United States. Along with his newly elected Republican counterparts in...
  • 6 ways to avoid being stupid about Ebola

    Ebola fever in the United States -- the social, not the medical, phenomenon -- is moving toward a climax. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll said they're "concerned about a widespread Ebola epidemic in the United...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence At Kingswood Oxford

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence At Kingswood Oxford
    WEST HARTFORD — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in West Hartford Thursday on a national tour with nine stops in nine days, urged women to keep pushing for stronger laws against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords has become a nationally...