WASHINGTON— Despite long odds of toppling Republicans' majority, House Democrats' campaign committee raised $16.7 million last month and began October with more than $34 million for the final weeks before Election Day, officials said Monday. At the same time, House Republicans' campaign effort raised more than $11 million last month and started October...» Read More
With Congress returning from Thanksgiving, here’s the good news for those looking to avoid the “fiscal cliff”: Members of both parties do agree on one LARGE point — taxes for the wealthy should go up.
The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Mitt Romney attributed President Obama's victory in part to big policy "gifts" for African-American, Hispanic and young voters, The New York Times reports.
President Obama offers insight on the Latino vote and immigration reform. He says strong Latino voter turnout is one of the reasons he believes he'll be able to get Congress to go along with comprehensive reform very soon after his inauguration.
Tax reform sounds like a great idea - until the loophole that's closed is the one that puts money in your pocket.
The re-election of President Obama did not presage an end to the deregulated fund-raising unleashed by Citizens United; it most likely will encourage reinforced the practice, The New York Times reports.
President Obama, emboldened by his decisive re-election, is looking to the budget talks this week as a second chance to end gridlock in Washington, the New York Times reports.
President Obama said Friday that he would insist that tax increases on affluent Americans be part of any agreement to avoid a year-end fiscal crisis. The New York Times reports.
The Republicans’ Southern strategy, of appealing mostly to white voters, appears to have run into a demographic wall, The New York Times reports.
European citizens and political leaders welcomed President Barack Obama’s re-election Wednesday. European money was less enthusiastic, the New York Times reports.
With the presidential election over, Wall Street titans who supported Mitt Romney now face the prospect of having to mend fences with the Obama administration. The New York Times reports.
Sara Fagen, CNBC contributor, explains how shifting demographics in the U.S. impacted the outcome of the election.
A wrap-up of the election results, with Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Jared Bernstein, CNBC contributor.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on House Speaker Boehner's comments about big spending cuts and tax increases. Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX), and Rep. Gregory Meeks, (D-NY) discuss.
Millionaires candidates who used their own money to run were roundly rejected by voters last night, and the majority were targeted during the campaign for their wealth.
An election that was supposed to be about change actually could end up being an intensified dose of more of the same for investors.
In an election that often focused on debates about class warfare, President Barack Obama was favored over multimillionaire businessman Mitt Romney in eight of the nation’s 10 wealthiest counties.
While not a record for self-financed campaigns, the $90 million former pro wrestling executive Linda McMahon spent on her two failed Senate bids could have bought her plenty of luxury.
Republican senator Lindsey Graham’s remark that there weren’t enough “angry white guys” to bring Republicans to power seemed prophetic in the light of President Barack Obama’s victory.
For the third Presidency in a row, a President has been re-elected to serve a second term (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama).