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  • Senate's 16 new members arrive on Capitol Hill: Who are they?

    Senate's 16 new members arrive on Capitol Hill: Who are they?

    Starting this Monday, the Senate welcomes 16 fresh faces to the Capitol’s marbled halls. While they won’t be sworn into office until January, these newly-elected members – three Democrats and 13 Republicans – come to Washington to tour the buildings, learn rules of decorum, and meet with their future coworkers. The new Senators come largely from open seats where both parties had a new candidate on the ticket and include a handful of tea partyers.

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  • Decoder Buzz Florida's Charlie Crist as new Obama fan? GOP has an answer for that.

    The GOP response to news that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida backs President Obama is a time-tested one for such occasions: question the turncoat's motive. 

  • Senate's 16 new members arrive on Capitol Hill: Who are they?

    Senate's 16 new members arrive on Capitol Hill: Who are they?

    Starting this Monday, the Senate welcomes 16 fresh faces to the Capitol’s marbled halls. While they won’t be sworn into office until January, these newly-elected members – three Democrats and 13 Republicans – come to Washington to tour the buildings, learn rules of decorum, and meet with their future coworkers. The new Senators come largely from open seats where both parties had a new candidate on the ticket and include a handful of tea partyers.

  • In Pictures Renegades going rogue

    One of the victorious Republicans featured in Sarah Palin's post midterm-elections 'renegades going rogue' political video, South Carolina Gov.-elect Nikki Haley speaks to the media as she visits a barbecue restaurant to thank supporters on Nov. 3, the day after becoming the first woman elected to the office in the state and the second Indian-American governor in the country, in Lexington, S.C.

  • Tea Party Top 10 biggest winners and losers

    Tea Party Top 10 biggest winners and losers

    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?

  • Linda McMahon, NBA's Bradley lose elections

    Linda McMahon, NBA's Bradley lose elections

    Linda McMahon, the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment who presented herself as a shrewd businesswoman, was beaten for the US Senate seat by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.

  • Is Marco Rubio brightest rising star of tea party?

    The Vote Is Marco Rubio brightest rising star of tea party?

    Florida senator-elect Marco Rubio will head to Washington as a tea party favorite, but his political experience and immigrant background make him a different kind of tea partyer.

  • Are tea party candidates helped or hurt by three-way races?

    Tea Party Tally Are tea party candidates helped or hurt by three-way races?

    Three-way races are dynamic and hard to predict. This is true in Senate races in Alaska and Florida, though with different results for tea party candidates Joe Miller and Marco Rubio.

  • Florida's October surprise: Clinton urged Meek to exit Senate race

    Florida's October surprise: Clinton urged Meek to exit Senate race

    Democrat Kendrick Meek says he'll stay in the three-way Florida Senate race, but the Clinton-Meek saga is a PR nightmare for the party.

  • How is the tea party doing in Senate races?

    Tea Party Tally How is the tea party doing in Senate races?

    The GOP, fueled by the tea party movement, is all but certain to take control of the House. The Senate is another story, even though tea party-backed candidates are doing well in key races.

  • Gallery Election Photos of the Week 10/17 - 10/24

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (c.) speaks to supporters at a Republican National Committee rally in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 23.