In both chambers of Congress, the postelection intrigue about leadership posts is mostly on the Republican side of the aisle, as the GOP establishment confronts the tea party insurgency.
11/04/2010 10:03 pm
The foreign policy front, including the issues of trade and arms control, could present opportunities for Obama to boost his standing with the US electorate. But pitfalls and challenges also loom.
11/04/2010 07:05 pm
Despite paying lip service to 'working together' and deficit reduction, Boehner and Obama won't do much of either. Here's why.
11/04/2010 02:05 pm
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?
11/03/2010 05:10 pm
Is libertarianism on the rise? Americans voted for free marketers, but voted down social conservatives. Here are the take-homes for British libertarians.
11/03/2010 04:05 pm
Election 2010 voters sent a strong message of discontent to President Obama on the economy. They also handed him a big political challenge: work toward greater bipartisanship.
11/03/2010 09:06 am
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.
11/03/2010 02:38 am
Will Rand Paul's promised tea party caucus in the Senate be able to stop government spending or be forced (gasp) to compromise on the shape of 'constitutional government'?
11/03/2010 02:09 am
Victories for tea-party candidates Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Jim DeMint showed the impact of the nascent conservative movement on the GOP's ability to project a winning posture.
11/02/2010 11:55 pm
Rand Paul's victory provides evidence that the tea party influence is real, and may hold lessons about negative campaigning.
11/02/2010 10:06 pm