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Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Brenden Moore November 9, 2014

  Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-Winnetka) called for bipartisan solutions to the state’s problems as he declared victory last week in the state’s gubernatorial contest against incumbent...

President Barack Obama speaks after the elections. Due to harsh Democrat losses, some wonder if hell rely on executive powers for policymaking in his final years. (Evan Vucci | AP)

The red dawn: Republican midterm gains have sweeping policy ramifications

Kevin Gross November 9, 2014

By the end of the 2012 elections, Democrats were riding a momentous wave. President Barack Obama won re-election by a fair margin. Democrats won seven of the 11 governor seats up for grabs. Although...

Stickers await voters after they cast their votes on Election Day at Glenwood Center in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Storify: 2014 National Midterm Elections

Kevin Gross November 4, 2014

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The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

Kevin Gross October 26, 2014

This year’s Nov. 4 midterm elections will occur across a heated political battleground. Currently, Republicans hold a majority in the House, while Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate with...

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