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  • Why Tom Foley Lost

    Why Tom Foley Lost
    We asked prominent Republicans Lowell P. Weicker Jr., Chris Healy and Carol Platt Liebau why Tom Foley lost the governor's election. Here are their theories. Former Gov. Lowell P. Weicker Jr. The losers? Tom Foley, the Republican Party and the state...
  • Is Obama now irrelevant?

    Is Obama now irrelevant?
    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...
  • 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...
  • Will you miss Allen West?

    Will you miss Allen West?
      One of South Florida’s favorite conservative sons, former Representative Allen West, has announced he will be decamping from the Sunshine State.   Even for Florida, Col. West will be a hard act to follow.   Local residents will...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments

    Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments
    Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes. Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hope for a GOP resurrection is alive and well in Pasadena

    Hope for a GOP resurrection is alive and well in Pasadena
    The oldest Republican club in the United States rents a storefront on East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, next door to Resurrection Tattoo & Body Piercing. There seems to be very little overlap in the clientele, says 86-year-old Elaine Klock, a...