Republicans see Tuesday’s elections as a mandate – an unequivocal message from the voters that they want the Obama administration’s policies reversed. But the GOP had better be careful — because it is not a Republican mandate.

The basic story of the 2010 Midterm Elections has Republicans as the big winners in a massive tidal wave and Democrats licking their wounds in one big rebuke to President Obama. End of story, what’s for lunch? Well… not quite. Some pretty fascinating surprises were buried in the returns.

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When Republican Trent Lott sat down for lunch with Democrat Tom Daschle on Monday afternoon, mere hours before voters shellacked President Obama and his party in the midterm elections, it was more than just two former Senate gladiators getting together to reminisce about old times. Despite their many differences over the years, Lott and Daschle […]

U.S. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (i) Dem Winner 90.0% Missy Reilly Smith GOP 6.1% Rick Tingling-Clemmons DCG 3.4% Queen Noble Ind 0.6% Mayor Vincent Gray Dem Winner 95.7% Carlos Allen Ind 2.2% Faith DCG 1.4% Omari Musa SWP 0.7% City Council Chairman Kwame Brown Dem Winner 89.6% Ann Wilcox DCG 10.4% City Council At-Large Phil […]

U.S. Senate Barbara Mikulski (i) Dem Winner 61.9% Eric Wargotz GOP 36.2% Kenniss Henry Grn 1.1% Richard Shawver CST 0.8% Governor Martin O’Malley (i) Dem Winner 55.8% Robert Ehrlich GOP 42.3% Susan Gaztanaga Lib 0.8% Maria Allwine Grn 0.6% Eric Knowles CST 0.5% U.S. House District 1 Andy Harris GOP Winner 54.7% Frank Kratovil (i) […]

U.S. House District 1 Robert Wittman (i) GOP Winner 64.0% Krystal Ball Dem 34.8% Gail Parker IGr 1.2% District 2 Scott Rigell GOP Winner 53.2% Glenn Nye (i) Dem 42.5% Kenny Golden Ind 4.3% District 3 Bobby Scott (i) Dem Winner 70.1% Chuck Smith GOP 27.2% James Quigley Lib 1.5% John Kelly Ind 1.2% District […]

Could the polls be wrong? That’s a question I’ve been asked often in recent months, mostly by Democrats hoping that the dire forecasts produced here and elsewhere turn out to be too pessimistic. The short answer is of course they can. In an era of low response rates, imperfect sample coverage and a host of […]

  “We often had an incentive to structure a problem so as to assure failure and, therefore, a good campaign issue [for all of us].” – Former member of Congress • Why do politicians who seek genuine solutions to our gravest problems often lose elections? • Why do lawmakers who knowingly let our problems grow worse stay in […]

The city of Baltimore is suing Wells Fargo for racist lending practices according to The company said in a statement that Baltimore has claimed racist, predatory lending practices at Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) which they say has led to increased foreclosures for a certain demographic. Read The Whole Story RELATED STORIES Wells Fargo Accepting Applications […]