Mitt Romney blames gifts to young and minority voters for why he lost the presidential election. Election tensions within the Republican Party flared anew as Gov. Bobby Jindal rejected Romney's 'gifts' explanation.
The GOP is claiming a mandate for its policy positions because it retained control of the House of Representatives. But Democrats actually won more votes than Republicans did for House seats.
Some on the right are concerned that the petitions to secede, posted on a White House website by angry voters, are setting conservatives up as easy targets for the mockery of liberals.
Paul Ryan is taking heat for blaming the Romney/Ryan loss on a surprising surge in 'urban areas.' But most of the battleground states ended up voting pretty much as the average of polls indicated they would.
He may have won the election, but now President Obama faces enormous challenges in the House and Senate – among Republicans and Democrats. To succeed, he must do what does not come naturally to him: Spend lots of quality time with lawmakers of both parties.
Here are four ways that a 269-to-269 tie in the Electoral College could play out in the 2012 presidential election.