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Shinzo Abe won his snap election on Sunday and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and coalition partner maintained a supermajority, according to media exit polls
A tax-hike-induced recession has shaken confidence in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but voters in one of Tokyo’s poorest neighborhoods feel there’s no alternative option as elections approach.
As Greek stocks face their largest weekly drop in nearly three decades ahead of elections, some analysts say the rout is blown way out of proportion.
Japan Prime Minister Abe's election gamble is expected to end in a respectable, if not landslide, victory, but some are concerned the bid may fail.
The world's third-largest economy will hold a general election this Sunday. Here are a few important factors to keep in mind before the big day.
While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.
Mitt Romney's tone has changed in the last month, indicating he will make a third run for the White House, Politico's Ben White says.
A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed that pro-EU parties were edging toward victory.
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.
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.