Democrat Mark Dayton topped Republican Tom Emmer by 9,000 votes on Nov. 2, but Emmer insisted on contesting the result. Peculiar Minnesota laws allowed his challenge.
Right ahead of the election, polls released almost simultaneously show vastly different results in Alaska’s Senate race. In one, Lisa Murkowski is leading; in another, it’s Joe Miller.
Tom Tancredo, former congressman and anti-immigrant firebrand, is surging in his third-party bid to be Colorado's next governor. Democrat John Hickenlooper's campaign has been 'nondescript.'
Polls suggested that Republican Senate candidate Pat Toomey had a firm grip on his race with Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania. But new polls point to hope for Democrats here and elsewhere.
The only Harry Reid-Sharron Angle debate is set for Thursday. The focus is Nevada's troubled economy, but the race is also a referendum on Obama and a test of 'tea party' power.
Polls show California voters may well approve Proposition 19, which would make marijuana legal in the state. Costs and benefits are hotly debated by both sides.
Democrats are expected to lose House seats in Election 2010, but in districts where demographics are shifting their way they are working to upset Republican incumbents. California's Third District is one.
Is Lisa Murkowski becoming her own kind of 'mama grizzly' in Alaska? Or is her decision to fight the tea party as a write-in US Senate candidate a lost cause?
Democrats will be fortunate not to lose at least one house of Congress in Election 2010. But beyond that, major uncertainties remain, and in fact may be increasing.
Mike Castle, a Delaware GOP stalwart, is suddenly being seen as too liberal, a poll finds. He trails Christine O'Donnell, a 'tea party' favorite, among likely Republican voters by three percentage points.