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Andrew Cuomo’s challenger for Governor of New York State didn’t beat him in the primary, but she did prove that no candidate is invincible.
Andrew Cuomo’s unlikely challenger for Governor of New York is gaining endorsements and giving him a headache.
Women of color are the “gender gap.”
Voters in Wisconsin bought the Tea Party line because the president and his party have not been able to provide a believable alternative.
Conventional wisdom says Republicans made gains in the midterms because Obama tried to do too much and was too liberal. Wrong.
On a night when Republicans pulled off the largest shift in party power since 1938, they also seemed, paradoxically, to be an endangered species.
In the wake of Congressman Tom Perriello's loss, it's tempting to conclude that politics based on conviction simply doesn't work. But that would be the wrong lesson to take away.
The wave of GOP wins extends to governorships and state houses, too.
Unfortunately for Democrats, who have dominated statehouse politics since 2006, the party’s troubles at the national level extend to the states.
California's problems are well beyond the curative powers of any one governor. If Jerry Brown wins in November, there's no need to nourish foolish hopes.
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