What's stunning is not how many seats Democrats flipped, but how they did it.
The 2018 Senate race in Florida between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson is headed to a recount.
"You can’t use Google to figure out which candidates on your local ballot think that the earth is flat and climate change is a hoax?"
The President is holding five rallies in eight days across the country in a desperate bid to fire up his base ahead of the midterms.
Republicans in Congress just won a smashing electoral success by essentially doing nothing but mercilessly block Obama's agenda. That, to put it another way, is a winning formula for them with their base voters.
Last night, Democrats got well and truly shellacked once again in a midterm election. It was so bad, it's pretty hard for Democrats to even attempt to gild the lily or spot that elusive silver lining. Republicans are consumed with glee, which they've well earned this year.
When it comes to the pipeline, these midterms have been rather like Macbeth's dour take on life, "a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
In the lead up to November 4th we’ve met a ton of candidates, many of whom won’t make it to their desired office. And that’s OK because we can still remember many of them for the extra “color” they brought to campaigning.
In her campaign appearances, GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst is composed, courteous, and emphatically unthreatening. Read
A Republican Senate is pretty much an iron-clad guarantee of the return of "fiscal cliffs" and "government shutdowns" and "hostage-taking" and all the rest of the budgetary games Republicans are known for playing.