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President Obama has lost more than the midterm election. He has lost his moral and political legitimacy. On Tuesday, voters repudiated Mr. Obama's socialist policies. The Democrats lost the House of Representatives in a
Liberals are having a difficult time explaining what happened to them on Election Day. Actually, it appears that many of them do not know what happened to them. They are in denial.
California voters decided not to legalize pot, but voters in other ballot initiatives across the country made clear Tuesday their distaste for tax hikes, voting to limit how their states can raise revenue and changing how some budget decisions are made.
A pensive and introspective President Obama said Wednesday the election was a "shellacking" and took responsibility for his party's disastrous showing, saying that in the rush to get things done, they forgot to make good on their promise to change the way Washington works.
The Republican midterm wave swept through state capitals across the nation Tuesday, with historic gains in state legislative races that will give the GOP a major advantage in influencing congressional races over the next 10 years through redistricting.
President Obama's inability to carry Rep. Tom Perriello across the finish line in his re-election bid for Virginia's 5th Congressional District is one of a number of troubling signs for the president in this week's elections.
While Republicans made strides Tuesday in bolstering the number of minorities elected to public office, some conservatives cautioned the party against boasting of their gains because there's still a long way to go to match the Democrats' long-standing dominance with minority lawmakers.
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.
Republicans have just pulled off the most stunning political victory in 70 years. Stunning yet unsettling. They know they're on borrowed time if they don't come up with a plan to fix the economy well before 2012.