In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
Senator Deeds, all hearts are on deck with you. The vibrant photo of Gus playing his banjo on the campaign trail with you will be forever etched in our minds. We honor him and we honor you. We stand with you.
Many corporate leaders in Virginia stated their discomfort to the social legislation being pushed in the legislature -- "vaginal probes" just isn't the kind of thing that most companies want to be associated with. Will this lead them to pull back on the gas pedal of money to the GOP?
Losing the Virginia and New Jersey governorships hurt. Local factors played a part, but these are major states. So it matters why the Democrats lost them. Here are eight reasons -- and lessons for next time.
What you won't hear the spinners crowing about is the shocking punch to the gut the GOP took in upstate New York's 23rd Congressional District, where a Democrat won for the first time in over 100 years.
Instant analysis of election results from a handful of races in an off year election is not very significant one way or the other. We'd be wise not to buy into the tub-thumping or doomsaying of pundits posing as priestesses
Republicans, conservative Democrats, and corporate lobbyists are all eagerly lining up to spin the losses as evidence that Democrats should go slower. That is the worst possible thing they could do right now.