The tea party had a huge impact on the election – but not the one it sought. It kept the Senate in Democratic hands by nominating far-right, losing candidates. It pushed Mitt Romney too far to the right. What Republicans need is their own Bill Clinton. Someone like New Jersey's Chris Christie.
Let red and blue tortilla chips fall into this creamy artichoke and spinach dip on election night.
We come to the end of a bitter election feeling as if we’re two nations rather than one, Reich writes.