By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short in another one of their targeted states Wednesday and clung to diminishing hope in another.
Democrat Steve Bullock was elected governor in Montana
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tuesday's presidential election results showed the American voting public has not only become more permanently diverse in its makeup, but also in its mindset.
Obama bet, and won, on the assumption that the electorate would retain much of
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election, coupled with Republicans' continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated
By ALAN FRAM and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Congress will be slightly more Democratic and more female though House Republicans still hold a majority large enough to confront and confound President Barack Obama as the nation grapples with a slow-moving economic
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Dean Heller wins Senate seat in Nevada.
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By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - One day after a bruising, mixed-verdict election, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner both pledged Wednesday to seek a compromise to avert looming spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to plunge the
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as President Barack Obama was about to give his victory speech early Wednesday, dozens of Florida voters waited in line waiting to cast ballots more than five hours after the polls officially closed. Thousands of people in Virginia,
By The Associated Press
The Republican National Committee's election night festivities in Washington started with an optimistic tone. Supporters milled about well-stocked buffets and bars as musical performers riled up the crowd at the Ronald Reagan Building downtown.
Within hours, the
By The Associated Press
President Barack Obama's speech in Chicago after his re-election Tuesday night, as transcribed by Roll Call:
Thank you so much.
Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - He won, and the word "phew" trended worldwide on Twitter. Despite a hard-fought campaign in the United States, there was never any contest overseas.
Gone are the days when President Barack Obama was seen as a youthful, messianic figure capable of