Barack Obama said he wants the Nov. 18 meeting with congressional leaders to focus on the economy, tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and passage of a new nuclear-arms treaty with Russia.
Members of President Obama's party unhappy with his military policy choices, especially in Afghanistan, could mount a primary challenge against him, says Republican strategist Bill McInturff.
President Obama calls the elections a 'shellacking' for Democrats after a massive midterm Democratic defeat.
The latest Alaska Senate race results suggest Sen. Lisa Murkowski is set to win her write-in campaign. She would become the second US senator ever to be elected as a write-in candidate.
The emergence of the tea party movement is arguably the most dynamic element of the 2010 midterm elections. Many 'tea party' candidates won the backing of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin – but also earned the disdain of the Republican establishment. In the end, which candidates with tea party support won, who lost, and what's next?
Harry Reid is likely to serve again as Senate majority leader, but the Senate's role in national policy will be much different than it was over the past two years.
Democrat Alex Sink concedes even before the full Florida governor election results are known. Rick Scott, who spent nearly $75 million of his own money, benefited from a rising GOP tide.
In back-to-back press conferences Wednesday, President Obama and victorious Republicans try to win the spin battle on the day after Election 2010. Obama has the harder task.