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Midterm Elections

Dan Benishek Defeats Jerry Cannon In Michigan Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dan Benishek (R-Mich.) won a third term in Congress in Tuesday's midterm election. Benishek defeated Democrat Jerry Cannon. He was first elect...

Matt Sledge

California Voters Deal Blow To Prisons, Drug War

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

California approved a major shift against mass incarceration on Tuesday in a vote that could lead to the release of thousands of state prisoners. N...

David Valadao TK House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.) defeated Democrat Amanda Renteria in the race to represent California's 21st Congressional District. Valadao, first e...

Massachusetts Governor Election Results: Martha Coakley Loses To Charlie Baker

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Charlie Baker was elected governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Fox News and ABC News project. Incumbent Gov. Deval Patrick (D) decided ...

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 23rd Congressional District. McCarthy, who had pre...

Mike Quigley Defeats Vince Kolbert In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was re-elected to represent Illinois' 5th congressional district on Tuesday. Quigley, who ran unopposed in the general e...

Kyrsten Sinema Re-Elected To Congress In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) defeated Republican Wendy Rogers in Arizona's 9th District Tuesday. Sinema, a member of the Congressional Blue Dogs ...

Eric Swalwell Wins Re-Election Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 15th District. Swalwell was first elected to represent the Silico...

Ted Cruz Still Won't Back Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Ted Cruz refused to say whether or not he would support Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader even after his party secured control of both chambe...

Luis Gutierrez Defeats Hector Concepcion In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 4th congressional district on Tuesday, defeating Republican Hector Concepcion. ...

Democrat Frank Pallone Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone has won his re-election bid to represent New Jersey's 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Pallone ran ...

Pat Quinn Loses Re-Election As Illinois Governor

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Gov. Pat Quinn lost his reelection bid to political newcomer Bruce Rauner in the Illinois governor's race. The Associated Press and NBC Chicago cal...

Dina Titus Midterm Election Results

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) defeated Republican Annette Teijeiro, libertarian Richard Charles and Independent American candidate Kamau Bakari in the stat...

Bruce Rauner Wins Illinois Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Bruce Rauner defeated incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn in the Illinois governor's race. The Associated Press and NBC Chicago called the race for...

Jackie Speier Elected To Another Term

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jackie Speier (D) has been re-elected to represent California's 14th Congressional District. Speier, who served for two decades in the Califor...

Pelosi Coasts To Another Term

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has coasted to another term representing California's 12th District. The Democratic leader was challenged by Joh...

Barbara Lee Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 13th Congressional District. Lee was first elected to the House in 199...

Daniel Lipinski Defeats Sharon Brannigan In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.) was re-elected to Congress in the state's 3rd congressional district on Tuesday, defeating Republican Sharon Brannigan. ...

Rep. Mike Thompson Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Veteran Rep. Mike Thompson (D) was again elected to represent California's 5th District. Thompson has served in Congress since 1999. In recent yea...

Kelly Kultala Loses Midterm Election Race To Kevin Yoder

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Kelly Kultala was defeated by incumbent Rep. Kevin Yoder (R) in the race to represent Kansas' 3rd congressional district in Congress. Kult...

Kevin Yoder Wins Re-election To Congress In Kansas Midterm Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday, defeating his Democratic opponent Kelly Kultala. Yoder will continue to represent ...

Robin Kelly Defeats Eric Wallace In Illinois House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) was re-elected to serve as the representative for Illinois' 2nd congressional district on Tuesday. Kelly defeated Republi...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure Passes In Tennessee

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Tennessee voters on Tuesday approved a controversial ballot measure that ensures the state constitution does not protect a woman's right to abortion u...

Jim Mowrer Loses Iowa Midterm Election To Republican Steve King

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Jim Mowrer lost to Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) in the state's 4th District Tuesday. King, who was first elected to Congress in 2002, is know...

Steve King Wins 2014 Iowa Midterm Election For Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) defeated Democrat Jim Mowrer in the state's 4th District Tuesday. King, who was first elected to Congress in 2002, is kno...