Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen defeated Republican challenger Scott Brown on Tuesday, winning a second term and blocking his return to Washington from a second state.
Republicans are halfway there in their fight to win control of the Senate.
More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama.
Resurgent Republicans captured Democratic seats in Arkansas and West Virginia and bid for control of the U.S. Senate and a tighter grip on the House Tuesday in elections shaped by deep voter discontent with President Barack Obama.
Mitt Romney said Monday that promises made by President Barack Obama have not helped the American people, and the former presidential candidate predicted that change is coming to Washington, D.C.
Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.
With public polls showing Sen. Mitch McConnell leading his Democratic challenger Allison Lundergan Grimes, the Republican leader focused on another prize in his final pitch to voters Monday: becoming Senate majority leader.
With the midterm elections less than one day away, Vice President Joe Biden told CNN that he doesn’t think Republicans will gain control of the Senate.
Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
Even though he personally supports giving the District of Columbia more power over its local budget, the city’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Friday that Congress has made clear that it wants to maintain control of the purse strings.