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Democrat Bera beats Republican Ose in close California race

Right after the election, Bera appeared to be trailing Ose by more than 3,000 votes. But on Nov. 19, with nearly all ballots counted, he led by over 1,400.

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Michigan election results underline need to energize voters

While Republican turnout was down, the increase in Democratic turnout fell far short of what was needed to win.

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The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day

The vicissitudes of politics bring me back to the core issues; the electoral process amounts to only a part of what makes a democracy work.

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Mail-in, provisional ballots upset Calif. Republican “upset”

Republicans badly wanted to win this historically red district, famous as the home for many retired military.

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Seismic shift seen in Florida Cuban American vote

Despite winning the gubernatorial race in Florida last week, exit polling shows that Gov. Rick Scott lost Cuban-Americans to his Democratic opponent, 50 to 46 percent.

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The fog that blinded the electorate

There were local and geographical peculiarities, but when an election was as uniformly one-sided as this one was, deeper explanations are required.

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California bucks national GOP election wave

By an impressive vote of 58.5 percent to 41.5 percent, with a majority in every county in the state, Prop 47 passed, truly a huge people's victory.

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New York Working Families Party pulls through difficult election night

"There's no way around it, losing the Senate is a tough blow for all of us hoping to see a progressive agenda enacted."

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Election results mean hundreds of thousands more could be deported

The Midterm Elections have almost certainly put an end to any possibility of a legislated immigration reform until Jan. 2017. 

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Midterms 2014: high anxiety and low turnout

Democrats faced a bleak day-after with the Republican takeover of the Senate and resounding GOP victories on the state level.

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