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President Barack Obama speaks to students during a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Town Hall meeting on Nov. 14, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. (credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Congressional Black Caucus Chair: We Lost Because White Southerners Wouldn’t Vote Democratic Due To Obama’s Race

The chairwoman for the Congressional Black Caucus believes one of the reasons why Democrats got hammered at the polls during the midterm elections was due to President Barack Obama’s race.

11/14/2014

File photo of former Gov. Haley Barbour. (Credit: Justin Sulliva/Getty Images)

Former Gov. Barbour Calls Obama’s Policies ‘Tar Babies’

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term “tar babies” to describe President Barack Obama’s policies, but says “neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend.”

11/14/2014

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New GOP Senators Show Moderated, Cooperative Tone

New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.

11/12/2014

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: 66 Percent Of Republicans Say Party ‘Stand Up’ To Obama ‘Even If Less Gets Done’

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.

11/12/2014

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Axelrod: Room For Compromise With GOP On Obamacare

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA.

11/11/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Democrats’ Campaign Chief Not Re-Upping

The head of the Democrats’ House campaign arm rebuffed a request from House leader Nancy Pelosi to guide the party’s political efforts for a third campaign cycle and instead sought another role inside Pelosi’s leadership team.

11/06/2014

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Sen. Rand Paul Mocks ‘Hillary’s Losers’ On Facebook

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is mocking Democratic Senate candidates who lost in Tuesday’s midterm elections by calling them “Hillary’s losers.”

11/05/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell waves to the crowd on Aug. 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Pitch: Make Me Majority Leader

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.

11/03/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during his weekly news conference March 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner Confident GOP Will Gain Senate Majority

House Speaker John Boehner is expressing confidence that his fellow Republicans will take control of the U.S. Senate and build on their House majority.

11/03/2014

Mitt Romney Talks

Romney: ‘This Is Really The Last Chance For America To Pass Judgment On The Obama Administration’

Claiming new momentum 48 hours before polls open across America, Republicans on Sunday assailed President Barack Obama in a final weekend push to motivate voters as Democrats deployed their biggest stars to help preserve an endangered Senate majority.

11/03/2014

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