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Election Day 2009

John Liu, Bill De Blasio Got More Votes Than Bloomberg

The New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The person who got the most votes in yesterday's election? No, not Michael Bloomberg. It's Comptroller-elect John Liu. According to unofficial results...

Frank Rich: White House Doesn't Seem To Understand Public's Wall Street Rage

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration does not seem to understand that this rage, left unaddressed, could consume it. It has pushed aside the entreaties of many --...

GOP Election Victories Won't Erase Party's Problems

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Republicans, an election win of any size Tuesday would be a blessing. But victories in Virginia, New Jersey or elsewhere won't ...

See HuffPost's Front Pages From Election Day 2008

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Browse the front pages from last year's races by clicking on a front page from any given day, then slide the hour to see how the page changed througho...

Budget Votes Prove Unsuccessful Throughout Colorado

The Denver Post | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts will continue to operate in aging, asbestos-filled buildings. Aurora will close four of its seven librar...

Breaking the Pre-Nup

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Durst

For liberals, Election Day '08 was the marriage of hope and opportunity. Election Day '09: not so much. More like a summons from a partner's divorce lawyer to give a deposition.

Today's Alleged "Bellwether" Elections Aren't Bellwethers and Don't Say Much About Nat'l Politics

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

While the Democratic Party certainly has its problems right now, these contests do a better job of illustrating severe Republican weakness than anything else.