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The fog that blinded the electorate

There were local and geographical peculiarities, but when an election was as uniformly one-sided as this one was, deeper explanations are required.

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California bucks national GOP election wave

By an impressive vote of 58.5 percent to 41.5 percent, with a majority in every county in the state, Prop 47 passed, truly a huge people's victory.

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New York Working Families Party pulls through difficult election night

"There's no way around it, losing the Senate is a tough blow for all of us hoping to see a progressive agenda enacted."

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Election results mean hundreds of thousands more could be deported

The Midterm Elections have almost certainly put an end to any possibility of a legislated immigration reform until Jan. 2017. 

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Midterms 2014: high anxiety and low turnout

Democrats faced a bleak day-after with the Republican takeover of the Senate and resounding GOP victories on the state level.

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How “chickenshit” and Israel played in the elections

Republicans thought they could use this to boost their vote among "supporters of Israel." But Jewish voters continued to vote heavily for Democrats.

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Fueled by big money, voter worries, GOP makes big gains

The GOP won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, increased its majority in the House, and won important governors' races around the country.

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Teachers and parents push hard today to oust Republican governors

Art teacher Cynthia Bliss laced up her sneakers, grabbed a jacket and spent most of a recent Saturday asking strangers to help oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office.

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Vote as if your life depends on it

The nightmare scenario of a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate and its companion nightmare involving possible GOP victories in key state elections can be avoided.

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Voter protection program in place in Missouri

Voter protection advocates in Missouri will assist voters who have questions about their voting rights or face difficulties at the polls on Election Day.

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