Unions were California’s election game-changer

California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.


Republicans have a money problem

In the 2010 mid-term elections, there was no mandate.

In Sarah Palin’s Alaska, rival Lisa Murkowski triumphs

Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.


The thumbs up win in Washington State

SEQUIM, Wash. - The highest profile election victory here Nov. 2 was the reelection of Sen. Patty Murray. She defeated Republican Dino Rossi by more than 100,000 votes.

Why Alaska Native Democrats voted for Murkowski

This election made Alaska a unique case: voting Republican was a needed sacrifice to keep the far-right wing out of office.


Money kills democracy in Texas

Every statewide race in Texas was awash with big money.


How Connecticut bucked the nation

Two weeks before election day, an unnamed outside Republican business group poured $1 million into vicious ads attacking Democratic incumbent Rep. Chris Murphy in the 5th Congressional District, claiming he voted for "Viagra for sex offenders."


What the election bodes for immigration reform

The elections were a blow against comprehensive immigration reform.


Fans count down to Olbermann’s return

Fans of Keith Olbermann, the fiery MSNBC host with a hefty liberal bent, are cheering the network's decision to end his suspension.


Corporate agenda gets boost in Missouri

ST. LOUIS - As Missouri and the rest of the country come to terms with the results of the Nov. 2 mid-term elections, the Republican agenda here is already becoming crystal clear.

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