Republican Mitt Romney said on Friday he will not seek to run for president in 2016.» Read More
Pressure is building for Taiwan's president to step down as chief of the island's China-friendly ruling party after a lost election to the opposition.
A Senate runoff election in Louisiana between incumbent Mary Landrieu and challenger Bill Cassidy is playing out with the Keystone pipeline vote.
The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.
Rhode Island candidate for governor Bob Healy took 22 percent of the vote with just a $35 campaign, The Washington Post said.
Nearly 17 hours after the polls closed, Republican challenger Tom Foley conceded in the close race.
President Barack Obama said he is eager to work with the new Congress to make the next few years as productive as possible.
After Tuesday's sweeping electoral wins, NRCC Chair Rep. Greg Walden predicted the GOP would hold the majority for a long time.
Of the 10 congressional candidates who spent the most on their own races, six won and four lost.
The GOP breakthrough in the midterms represents a setback for the president and changes the outlook for issues key to business.
States that can benefit the most from Obama's health law elected officials who oppose the Affordable Care Act, report the New York Times.
More regions have joined Colorado and Washington state in allowing recreational marijuana use. Businesses in turn are hoping for revenue and jobs.
Republicans likely will use their new-found power to take on a variety of issues, but none more so than tax reform.
President Barack Obama will hold a news conference on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the sweeping Republican victory in Tuesday's midterm election.
Some investors salivate when midterm elections cycle through because they are turning to a very simple strategy to profit from the political season.
Markets are psyched for a Republican victory in Congress that gives the GOP control of the Senate in addition to the House.
Voters heading in and out of polls expressed frustration and resentment against all things Washington.
The Republicans will now be in control of the Senate for the first time since 2007. Now it has to prove itself.
Voters in five states approved ballot measures calling for raises in their states' minimum wages, adding to the federal debate.
The Republican Party has retained control of the US House of Representatives, NBC News projects.
McConnell, the current Senate minority leader, was challenged by Democratic rival Alison Lundergan Grimes.
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