President Obama has to worry both about the newly empowered Republicans and about the possibility of a primary challenger from his left. Sen. Russ Feingold is one name that has come up, although a spokesman has denied such plans currently.
11/09/2010 08:25 am
In Pictures Veterans Day 2010
Republicans will control the House in the next Congress, but the House alone doesn’t run the United States. Tax-cut fight will probably be GOP's first test.
11/08/2010 01:37 pm
To avoid gridlock, he will need to master a new political reality – and win a battle of public perception.
11/06/2010 09:17 am
Redistricting occurs once each decade, following the US Census, and the party in power at the state level can make it more likely that its own candidates win seats. More states are switching to GOP control after the elections.
11/05/2010 06:30 pm
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
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
Members of President Obama's party unhappy with his military policy choices, especially in Afghanistan, could mount a primary challenge against him, says Republican strategist Bill McInturff.
11/04/2010 01:28 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/03
The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
11/03/2010 11:37 am