One of the best-known speeches in American history, it was delivered by Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery
The newly elected, slightly more Democratic U.S. Senate must tackle comprehensive filibuster reform or it will grind to a dead halt again.
Connecticut voters smacked down tea party Republican Linda McMahon on Election Day and chose Rep. Chris Murphy to be their new U.S. Senator.
Battling an unprecedented barrage of lies, voter suppression laws, racially-charged attacks and fringe ideology on women, immigrants, gays and lesbians, fueled with billions of Wall Street and secretive super PACS dollars, the coalition backing the president pulled off what was once seen as an impossible task: reelection.
The Communist Party said a year ago that the 2012 elections would be the main front of the class and democratic struggle, and subsequent events have confirmed that fact.
True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.
After days of drama, Californians now know something about the origins of a mystery $11 million political donation - the largest anonymous donation in the state's history - but much more is still hidden from view.