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Of the 98 House races tracked by Facebook, the candidate with more "Fans" won 74 percent of the time.
House Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner pledged Wednesday that Republicans will use their new House majority to seek a "smaller, less costly, and more accountable government," and said he hoped President Barack Obama would join them.
It’s hard moving from the boardroom to the cloakroom. Businesspeople jumping into politics in a big way — skipping a run for mayor, state legislature, or even Congress — have a hard time. This election, three former CEOs, all women, all Republicans, failed to close the deal.
The midterm results represented a “repudiation” of the agenda of President Obama and the Democrats, not necessarily a “validation” or Republicans, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), told CNBC Wednesday.
The vote for the Republicans is not an endorsement of the Tea Party or their radical solutions that would privatize Social Security and roll back letting kids stay on healthcare, or for severe cuts in vital programs like Medicare and Social Security.
If the US government doesn’t act soon to reduce the deficit and debt, it will become like Greece in a few years, Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-N.H.), told CNBC Wednesday.
Republicans don’t have a mandate to impose a rigid conservative agenda. Voters want less government and smaller deficits but polls indicate upwards to 80 percent want Republicans to compromise with Democrats to get things done.
California voters said no thanks to a ballot initiative that would have made it the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and sales.
Voters swept Democrats from power in the House and strengthened the ranks of Senate Republicans on Tuesday in an election rout that dealt a sharp rebuke to President Obama.
Republicans will win enough seats to take control of the House but not the Senate, NBC News projected. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held on to his seat in Nevada. California elected Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer.
Markets are expected to embrace Republican Congressional victories, as they now count down to the Fed's decision Wednesday on its controversial new monetary easing program.
Republicans will win enough seats to take control of the House, NBC projected, and make big Senate gains in an election rout that delivered a sharp rebuke to President Obama.
Voters were intensely worried about the future of the economy, a tide of dismay that rolled through groups that can swing elections—women, independents, suburbanites—and turned more of them toward Republicans.
Republicans rolled up key early election wins on Tuesday after a long and bitter campaign, though Democrat Richard Blumenthal won the Senate race in Connecticut
Republicans gained a Senate seat in Indiana and tea party favorite Rand Paul coasted to victory in Kentucky in midterm elections Tuesday night.
Here's a look at the congressional seats, governorships, state legislatures and some of the ballot measures that will be on ballots around the country on Nov. 2.
A Republican tsunami will be bullish for the dollar. The bigger the GOP landslide, the better it will be for the greenback.
No matter the result from the individual races that will be decided today, this election season is a wake-up call for Capitol Hill. If Congress is going to affect real economic change and drive recovery from the recession, partisan politics must be put aside... 14.8 million people are counting on it!
With all the perks of the job, Speakers of the House tend to leave office in defeat or disgrace—or both.
The three Americans orbiting the planet on Election Day have cast their ballots.
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