In addition to winning back the House, Democrats also made gains in Governor’s races.
Alaska’s Independent Governor Bill Walker has suspended his campaign and endorsed his Democratic rival in the hope of blocking a Republican victory.
Political reality shows us that the shootings in Charleston are not going to have any appreciable impact on the likelihood of any type of gun control law passing anywhere outside of the bluest of the blue states.
Increasing the minimum wage proved to be popular at the ballot box Tuesday, unsurprisingly, However, it did not help Democrats on the same ballot.
2014 was not supposed to be a wave election, but it clearly qualifies as one.
With the midterms over, it’s time for Sarah Palin to start grifting again.
Things are looking good for the GOP to take over the Senate, but there are still several right races that could tip the balance one way or the other.
There’s at least a 50-50 chance we won’t know who controls the Senate until weeks after Election Day.
To a large degree, the Democratic Party’s supposed advantage among women voters appears to not exist this year.
Two weeks after it seemed to be tightening, there are signs the battle for control of the Senate may be moving in the GOP’s direction.
Third-party candidates in several states could end up having a big say in the battle for control of the Senate.
Republicans still have an advantage, but Democrats seem to be holding their own in the battle for Senate control.
Cowardice, or politically prudent?
Some on the left are saying that Hillary Clinton isn’t doing enough to help Democrats in 2014.
The GOP has a good chance of taking the Senate in 2014, but it will be by a narrow margin.
Tea Party backed candidates may have lost most of the GOP primary battles, but they’ve won the war for control of the Republican agenda.
Some polls aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.
A grim new poll for the President and his Democratic allies.
It’s a bit too early for Republicans to be celebrating that Senate majority that so many people are predicting.
The likelihood of any action on gun control in 2014 is extremely limited
It’s no wonder there’s no compromise in Congress.
Sarah Palin hinted about running for Senate in Alaska. Most likely, she’s once again just teasing her supporters.
John Boehner clearly wants to see an immigration bill passed this year, but he has a very narrow path to victory.
Several Senators who voted against the Manchin/Toomey background checks bill have suffered in the polls, but it’s unclear if that matters in the long run.
The odds that any of the Senators who voted no on Manchin/Toomey will pay a political price for doing so is low.
Harry Reid is playing hardball, invoking a tactic that he himself decried being threatened when Republicans were in charge.