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  • 'We took the hill,' Sen. Pat Roberts says after GOP win in Kansas

    'We took the hill,' Sen. Pat Roberts says after GOP win in Kansas
    GOP Sen. Pat Roberts won a fourth term in the Senate on Tuesday, pulling out a win in what proved to be an unusually tough race for the Republicans in the GOP-dominated midterm election. After a close, roller-coaster campaign, the 78-year-old...
  • GOP surge crushes Democrats' hopes of taking governors races nationwide

    WASHINGTON Democrats' hopes of ousting a number of beleaguered Republican governors on Tuesday were crushed by the GOP wave that also flipped control of the U.S. Senate. Democratic governors from Connecticut to Colorado were at risk of losing their jobs,...
  • Washington voters OK strict background checks for gun purchases

    Just weeks after a fatal high school shooting north of Seattle, voters in Washington state on Tuesday were set to approve a measure that would establish one of the nation’s toughest background checks for gun purchases. Initiative 594 was winning...
  • Colorado Senate: Republican Cory Gardner defeats incumbent Udall

    Calling Tuesday’s election a defining political moment, Rep. Cory Gardner swept to victory in a closely watched race, ousting Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and becoming the first Republican Colorado has sent to the Senate in more than a decade....
  • Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox loses Palmdale seat, AP says

    Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox has been defeated by GOP challenger Tom Lackey in a closely watched Palmdale-area Assembly race.  Republicans had made Fox's ouster a top priority in hopes of breaking the Democratic supermajority in the lower house....
  • Why Hogan won

    Why Hogan won
    Republican Larry Hogan's victory in Maryland's governor's race was a stunning political upset. The businessman ran a strong campaign that was focused almost entirely on taxes and the economy. He avoided potentially divisive issues and presented himself as...
  • In Malloy-Foley Race, Many Voters Saw No Good Choice

    In Malloy-Foley Race, Many Voters Saw No Good Choice
    The 2014 governor's race hinged largely on which of two unpopular candidates managed to make himself less disliked than the other, each trying to get voters to overcome negative opinions, swallow hard and vote for him. That's what the pundits and...
  • Why The Race For Governor Was So Close

    Why The Race For Governor Was So Close
    Four years ago this week, after Dan Malloy pulled out a squeaker against Greenwich investor Tom Foley, the Democratic governor-elect would have been forgiven if he looked ahead and figured his re-election would be easier. The economy was still rough...
  • Midterm elections confirm all politics is local

    The midterm elections confirmed the popular expressions that all politics is local, and one size doesn’t fit all. Sending politicians to Washington to make decisions on behalf of all citizens in the United States often conflicts with their...
  • Governors nationwide in fight to keep their jobs

    WASHINGTON The results of 36 gubernatorial races could give Democrats a slight reprieve in the litany of bad news expected to assail the party on Election Day. Even if Democrats lose control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, they're hopeful they can oust...
  • Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes

    Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan wound up their fiercely contested race for governor Monday with a final pitch for the votes of Marylanders. Brown was the beneficiary of a rally at Baltimore's War Memorial on Monday afternoon where...