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The white Southern Democrat endangered since the 1960s civil rights era is sliding nearer to extinction.
The midterm hubbub is over and President Obama has left town for 10 days, reportedly accompanied by one personal chef, 3,000 assorted officials, 200 business leaders, 40 aircraft, 34 warships and six armored cars.
Campaign season isn't over for everyone on Capitol Hill, as House Republicans — fresh off their historic takeover of the chamber in Tuesday's midterm elections — now turn their attention to electing leaders within their caucus.
The midterm elections are over, and both winners and losers are saying they are taking the messages of the voters to heart. But now what? Where are we going, and how will we get there?
Beginning in 2009 with Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II leading the Republican Recovery tour here in Virginia, the 2010 elections continued the Virginia GOP's resurgence by defeating three Democratic House incumbents and pushing the GOP margin to at least 8-2 in the Virginia delegation. (At the time of this writing, it is still not known if Keith Fimian has upset Gerald E. Connolly in the 11th District.)
Civil libertarians and war opponents coped Wednesday with the realization that Tuesday's Republican coup had cost them their most outspoken voice in Congress: Wisconsin's junior senator, Democrat Russ Feingold.
I wonder how many potential voters were turned off by the disgusting spectacle of candidates from both parties engaging in excessive mudslinging debates in person and in campaign ads.
Neither rookies nor seasoned veterans were spared in Tuesday's House Democratic bloodbath, which saw Republicans defeat three major committee chairmen and at least seven lawmakers who had 20 years' seniority or more in Congress.
Views from around the web on what the Republicans should do with a House majority.