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  • Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign

    Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign
    Following tens of millions of dollars in merciless attack ads, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday emphasized the terms “compassion” and “competitiveness” to describe his vision of Illinois as he unveiled a diverse,...
  • With elections behind him, Obama can stop being such a Democrat

    With elections behind him, Obama can stop being such a Democrat
    Before we Democrats can stop weeping in our herbal teas, we must first ponder the question, "Whose fault was that?" I mean, of course, the results of Tuesday's election. There go Pat Quinn and a host of other figures on the bigger stage, The...
  • Can Harry Reid tame battle instincts as Senate minority leader?

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not one to run from a fight. The tenacious Nevadan pulled himself from dusty, desert poverty to the corridors of power, and once punched his future father-in-law after being denied a date with the woman who would...
  • Alaska races for governor, senator to hinge on absentee ballots

    Alaska races for governor, senator to hinge on absentee ballots
    Alaska independent Bill Walker maintained a slim lead in the governor's race over incumbent Republican Sean Parnell on Wednesday, while Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailed Republican challenger Dan Sullivan after a fierce campaign in which Begich sought...
  • Experts Say Several Factors Resulted In Defeat Of Voting Amendment

    Experts Say Several Factors Resulted In Defeat Of Voting Amendment
    HARTFORD — Connecticut is sometimes called The Land of Steady Habits, and voters made it clear Tuesday they didn't want to change long-established voting procedures by approving a proposed constitutional amendment. The amendment, which would...
  • A look at voter turnout suggests 2016 won't be easy for Republicans

    After investing millions of dollars in data, analytics and their ground game in an attempt to avoid the bruising losses of the 2012 election cycle, Republicans faced a key test Tuesday: Could they match the Democrats' vaunted turnout operation? The...
  • Teachers unions defend their ground by getting Torlakson reelected

    Teachers unions defended their ground in California this week — and bucked national trends — by helping to reelect a state schools chief in a race with broad implications for education policy and politics. With union backing, Tom Torlakson...
  • California GOP survives, barely, to fight another day

    When political neophyte Pete Peterson was thinking about running for California secretary of state, his mentor urged him on with surfer logic: "Sometimes you need to be the guy in the water when the wave hits." The mentor was former Secretary of State...
  • Let's hope Republicans unlock the gridlock

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Wednesday, Nov. 5: Republicans around the nation enjoyed a night of election results in which they finally defeated Barack Obama, a man who has twice won national election. But now...
  • Script flipped in 2016 Senate majority battle

    WASHINGTON After securing control of the Senate on Tuesday, Republicans are already staring down a daunting map for 2016. The majority of the Senate battleground in the next election cycle will be fought on Republican turf, with the GOP defending two-...
  • What they're saying about Larry Hogan's win

    What they're saying about Larry Hogan's win
    Larry Hogan's win over Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for Maryland governor was considered a surprise by many, and part of a Republican sweep across the country during the midterm election. Here's what's being said around the web about how the victory fits...