President Obama makes an election night phone call from the Treaty Room in the White House residence in Washington to Rep. John Boehner (R) of Ohio, who will probably be the next House speaker.
The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
The 2012 election is shaping up to be a big opportunity for Republicans. If they don't win a Senate majority on Election Day 2010, they'll have plenty of vulnerable seats to contest in 2012.
Sen.-elect Marco Rubio (R) of Florida thanks supporters in Coral Gables after winning his senate bid on Nov. 2.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
Meteorologists continue to marvel at the megastorm that blew through the Midwest Tuesday. Several peculiar weather events combined to make the storm historic.
Republican strategists urge party supporters to show 'maturity, sobriety, and patience,' and not to push for too much, too fast from an anticipated GOP majority in the House.
Severe weather that hit Illinois and Indiana is being dubbed a 'Chiclone' (for Chicago+cyclone). Meteorologists say the severe weather is the second strongest storm on record for the region.
Clouds pass over Manteno, Ill., on Oct. 26, as a storm producing high winds passes through the area.
Democrats are looking at early voting data from several key states and suggesting that Election Day might not be too bad for them. But experts say the data are unclear.