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Does Anything Change in Los Angeles With Election of New Mayor?

The Los Angeles election Tuesday again revealed a city unlike most of the country—more liberal, more deeply Democratic, yet also more interested in medical marijuana than the troubles of the poor.

Posted on May 22, 2013 READ MORE



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Finally: Allen West Concedes Florida Congressional Race

The tea party favorite will definitely not be back in Congress at the start of the next term.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 READ MORE


Florida Man Apparently Kills Self Over Obama Victory

The 64-year-old salon owner upset with the president’s re-election scrolled “F*** Obama” across his will before taking his own life.

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 READ MORE



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Anti-Obama Woman Accused of Running Over Nonvoting Husband

The pregnant Arizona woman “hated” President Obama and was upset by last Tuesday’s election result.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 READ MORE



Rove the Biggest Loser, Maddow Slams GOP Fantasy World, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the unofficial winner of the state of Florida and the question being asked about Diane Sawyer after election night.

Posted on Nov 8, 2012 READ MORE



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Boehner May Have More Leverage Over Tea Partiers in Congress

Tea partiers may be more amenable to an agreement now that the electorate has signaled it doesn’t especially like what the tea party has been up to.

Posted on Nov 8, 2012 READ MORE



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Obama’s Victory Should Settle a Bitter Argument

Obama’s re-election was at once a deeply personal triumph and a victory for the younger, highly diverse and broadly progressive America that rallied to him. It was a result that ought to settle the bitter argument that ground the nation’s government to a near-standstill.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE


Heitkamp North Dakota Victory Increases Democrats’ Senate Majority

North Dakota is a “deeply conservative” state that Mitt Romney won by 20 points, making Heitkamp’s victory there all the more impressive.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE



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Raul Ruiz Defeats Longtime GOP Rep. Mary Bono Mack

The Democrat scored a major upset victory Tuesday night in California’s 36th Congressional District, handing Bono Mack her first loss in her 14-year political career.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE


Nate Silver the Real Winner of Election 2012

Silver correctly predicted the results of Tuesday night’s election, as opposed to Dick Morris who was utterly wrong in predicting Mitt Romney would win in a “landslide.”

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE


Republican Allen West Not Conceding Election Yet

UPDATE: With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, the tea party-backed Republican trails in his re-election bid to Democrat Patrick Murphy by a razor-thin margin.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 READ MORE



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Independent Angus King Projected to Win Maine Senate Race

The former governor has the option to caucus with Democrats or Republicans. Which side he chooses could tip the balance of power toward that party.

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 READ MORE


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