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President Barack Obama responded to Republicans’ newfound majorities in both chambers of Congress by saying he “looks forward” to finding any and all overlaps between the agenda of GOP leaders and his administration – but stopped short of saying he will alter plans for immigration reform, health care or minimum wage.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘This Election Cycle Probably The Worst Possible Group Of States For Democrats’ Since Eisenhower

He compares the states Democrats are defending to the 1958 Republican losses during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower.

11/04/2014

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Poll: 70 Percent Of US Nonvoters Under Age Fifty

A new Pew Research Center poll of voting age adults who don’t plan on voting Tuesday shows a group of young Americans who have trouble with finances and weak connections to either the Republican or Democratic parties.

11/04/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (File photo. Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie Faces First Major Test Of His National Electoral Might

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won’t be on the ballot Tuesday, but he’ll face the first major test of his national electoral might as voters head to the polls in nearly a dozen competitive governors’ races.

11/04/2014

Democrat Earl Everett, 81, was seeking to unseat Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin for the 2nd District in the eastern part of the state. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Congressional Candidate Dies In Car Crash

Democrat Earl Everett, 81, was seeking to unseat Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin for the 2nd District in the eastern part of the state.

11/03/2014

More than 15 million citizens across 31 states have cast early votes ahead of the final week of campaigning before Tuesday's election. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Early Votes Exceed 15 Million

More than 15 million citizens across 31 states have cast early votes ahead of the final week of campaigning before Tuesday’s election.

10/31/2014

The 2012 Republican presidential primary candidates debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on September 7, 2011.  The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation will invite 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls to debate there in September 2015. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

2016 Presidential Debates Already In The Works For GOP

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation will invite GOP presidential primary candidates to debate at California’s Reagan Library in September 2015.

10/30/2014

Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates on Oct. 2, 2014 in Livonia, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney In Iowa: ‘They Say If You’re Running For Office You Shouldn’t Tell Jokes’

Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa Sunday for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, hoping to capitalize on President Barack Obama’s sagging approval rating in the state two years after he defeated the former Massachusetts governor to win a second term in part by carrying Iowa.

10/13/2014

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is outlining a series of "unifying goals" for the GOP that include an improved immigration system, a strong national defense and conservative family values. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

RNC Chair Outlines Election Goals Amid Fears GOP Too Focused On Obama

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is outlining a series of “unifying goals” for the GOP that include an improved immigration system, a strong national defense and conservative family values.

10/02/2014

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Jeb Bush: ‘This Is The Most Pessimistic America Has Ever Been’

Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush weighed in to a key midterm election race on Monday, telling a Kansas fundraiser for struggling Sen. Pat Roberts that the incumbent must be re-elected so the GOP can take control of the Senate and “fix a few big things” in Washington.

09/30/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Young Voters ‘Are Probably Adrift Somewhat’

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party’s image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primary calendar.

09/30/2014

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