WASHINGTON (AP) - Maine's independent former Gov. Angus King says he still hasn't decided whether he will align with Democrats or Republicans when he enters the Senate in January.
The former governor, elected to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe, tells MSNBC he will probably make a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the Republican Party must find a way to deliver its core political message and broaden the base of voters who are willing to support GOP candidates.
Interviewed on "CBS This Morning" the morning after voters re-elected Democratic President Barack
WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly elected Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she'll go to Washington believing there is a "lot of room for compromise" on the most pressing issue facing Congress: What to do about the deficit and the impending fiscal crisis.
Warren, a Democrat and leading consumer
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A drop in voter turnout in Tuesday's election didn't keep President Barack Obama from winning a second term.
Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year than four years ago, when voters shattered turnout records as they
By The Associated Press
President Barack Obama's re-election in the United States elicited strong feelings - from optimism to skepticism - around the world. A sampling of global reaction:
"One of the first things I want to talk to Barack about is how we must do more to try and solve
By The Associated Press
Americans already know who their next president is, but the formal process for picking a president extends beyond Election Day.
While the Electoral College has the ultimate say in choosing Democrat Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney, the exercise is largely
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short in another one of their targeted states Wednesday and clung to diminishing hope in another.
Democrat Steve Bullock was elected governor in Montana
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tuesday's presidential election results showed the American voting public has not only become more permanently diverse in its makeup, but also in its mindset.
Obama bet, and won, on the assumption that the electorate would retain much of
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election, coupled with Republicans' continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated