While many are focused on the outcome of the presidential race on Election Night, Byron Pitts reports on another important battle between Republicans and Democrats for control over the U.S. Senate.
Talk of GOP primaries follows ’fiscal cliff’ vote
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives.
RNC looking into what went wrong in 2012
The Republican National Committee on Monday announced an inquiry to look at what went wrong in 2012’s presidential election and how the GOP can respond to the nation’s shifting demographics and adopt smarter political strategies.
Jindal: Liking people is key to expanding GOP tent
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the Republican Party needs to go back to basics to attract the broad coalition of voters credited with putting President Barack Obama back in the White House.
Face of US changing; elections to look different
It’s not just the economy, stupid. It’s the demographics — the changing face of America.
Healing the divisions in postelection America
Baine’s Books sits in the heart of this historic village, a Main Street institution where townspeople gather for coffee and conversation and, every Thursday after sundown, an open mic night that draws performers from near and far with guitars and banjos in hand, bluegrass and blues on their lips.
He called it, and now Silver’s a pop-culture star
The other night, Nate Silver got a little taste of what things are going to be like for him, post-Election 2012.
Obama’s big Hispanic win worries Republicans
Omayra Vasquez blinks and does a double take when asked why she voted to re-elect President Barack Obama. The reason for her was as natural as breathing.
VIDEO: Obama in victory speech says 'best is yet to come'
In his victory speech after being declared the projected winner over Gov. Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama thanked his supporters and said we are "an American family, we rise and fall together as one nation, as one people."
Same president faced with reshaping new landscape
After a long and arduous campaign, a newly reelected President Barack Obama confronts his next challenge: binding together a deeply divided nation and turning from campaigning to governing.
Republicans retain House majority
Republicans won enough crucial races Tuesday to retain control of the House of Representatives, beating back a strong Democratic challenge and allowing the GOP to keep pushing an agenda of fiscal austerity.
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