On Saturday President Obama repeated his position that tax cuts for the middle class should be continued and tax cuts for the rich should be ended, but one Democrat is already caving in to Republicans.
The elections were a blow against comprehensive immigration reform.
President Obama signaled this weekend that he will push for action on the economy during the lame duck Congress this month.
A small circle of Wall Street moguls and other super-rich donors played a key role in last week's elections, contributing heavily and anonymously to Karl Rove's election front group.
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.
By winning control of a majority of the nation's state legislatures on Tuesday, Republicans could lock in control of the U.S. House of Representatives for another decade.
The Republican takeover of the House makes the new Congress friendlier to big business - and incoming GOP leaders are moving fast to turn those expectations into reality.
California Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate and state governor trounced their Republican contenders in what a month before the elections were considered toss-up races.
Like in other Midwestern states, Michigan Republicans reversed gains made by Democrats just two years ago, but labor activists here say they have lived to fight another day.
The Obama administration is proposing tougher standards for highly toxic dioxin, and, naturally, industry groups and Republicans are objecting.