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November 2, 2010

The race was close, but the loss is nevertheless a devastating setback for the Democrats. And, yes, J Street poured out money and ...

In 2008, the Republican Party was thought to be headed for minority status as a rump party of the South. Tonight, the governorships...

There are many states and stories to chew over in this election. But among the most fascinating -- and, for Democrats, the most alarming...

The Senate race here hasn’t been called, and with the raw vote totals between the two candidates so close, it may not be called for...

The famous story of the 1972 election (which originates, I have to tell you, with my mother, I believe) is the movie critic Pauline Kael...

Well, John, what can I say? It is not by accident that California has become a economic basketcase. People generally get the government...

It will be very interesting to see how President Obama interprets this massive repudiation. He has a press conference tomorrow; Obama will almost...

On MSNBC, Lawrence O'Donnell, who actually worked in politics for decades, attempted to explain to Keith Olbermann that just because Keith likes Russ Feingold and...

Fox is calling both races in California for the Democrats, with business executives Carly Fiorina losing the Senate and Meg Whitman the governorship. This is...

From GOP tech-meister Patrick Ruffini: "The racist teabaggers have elected Marco Rubio, and Susana Martinez, and Tim Scott, and Nikki Haley, and Bill Flores, and...

Mark Kirk and Pat Toomey have gone ahead in two Blue States. If the GOP captures Illinois and Pennsylvania Senate seats, gets more...

They’re cheering in Allentown, where Pat Toomey’s supporters are gathered. After trailing all night, the conservative Republican has finally taken a lead over Democrat Joe...