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Midterm Elections

You Did Your Part, Now Congress Must Do Theirs

Russell Krumnow | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Russell Krumnow

Those elected Tuesday have a fresh start to achieve significant progress on the most pressing issues facing the United States today: strengthening the economy, expanding upward mobility and restoring the American Dream to the rising generation. But they will have to work together to accomplish these urgent goals.

Michael Eggman Midterm Election Results: Dem Challenger Loses House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Michael Eggman, a Democratic farmer, lost his bid to represent California's 10th District. Eggman challenged Rep. Jeff Denham (R), who was first e...

Jeff Denham Midterm Election Results: GOP Congressman Wins House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Jeff Denham TK to represent California's 10th Congressional District during Tuesday's election. Denham, who has served in Congress...

Charles Djou Loses In Midterm Election Race Against Mark Takai

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Charles Djou was defeated by Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. Djou was a member of C...

Mark Takai Wins Midterm Election Race Against Charles Djou

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) defeated Republican Charles Djou in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. The race quickly became one o...

Don Young Re-Elected To The U.S. House

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Don Young (R) was re-elected to Congress as Alaska's at-large representative, the Associated Press is projecting. Young was first elected to ...

Stewart Mills Loses To Incumbent Rick Nolan In Minnesota Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Stewart Mills lost to incumbent Rick Nolan in the midterm election in Minnesota on Tuesday. Mills and Nolan were battling to represent M...

Rick Nolan Defeats Stewart Mills In Minnesota's 2014 Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) defeated Republican Stewart Mills in Tuesday's midterm election race. Nolan represents Minnesota's 8th District. Below...

Laura Bassett

Congress Will Have 100 Women For The First Time In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alma Adams will become the 100th woman in the 113th Congress after winning a special election on Tuesday to replace Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.), w...

David Ige Wins Hawaii Race For Governor

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat David Ige defeated Republican James "Duke" Aiona and Independent Mufi Hannemann in Hawaii's gubernatorial race Tuesday. Ige defeated form...

Eliot Nelson

In Bed At A Reasonable Hour: Mitch McConnell's Election Night Extravaganza

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- When the crowd at Mitch McConnell's election party first learned their candidate had won a sixth term in the Senate, the reaction w...

Brenda Lawrence Defeats Christina Conyers In Michigan Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Christina Conyers was defeated by Democrat Brenda Lawrence Tuesday in the race to fill the Congressional seat held by Rep. Gary Peters (D-M...

Brenda Lawrence Wins Michigan Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Brenda Lawrence defeated Republican Christina Conyers in Tuesday's midterm election. Lawrence and Conyers were facing off to represent Mic...

Dave Trott Defeats Bobby McKenzie In Michigan Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Bobby McKenzie was defeated by Republican Dave Trott in the midterm election Tuesday to represent Michigan's 11th District in Congress. I...

Sam Stein

Democrats Get Trampled On Election Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Call it a thumping. Call it a shellacking. However you want to describe the 2014 midterm elections, the point remains the same. Democrat...

Dave Trott Wins Michigan Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Dave Trott defeated Democrat Bobby McKenzie and incumbent Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, who ran as a write-in candidate, in the race to represent ...

Candice Miller Keeps House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) defeated Democrat Chuck Stadler in Tuesday's Congressional election. Miller represents Michigan's 10th District and h...

Kawika Crowley Defeated In Midterm Election Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) was re-elected to Congress from Hawaii's 2nd District Tuesday, defeating Republican David "Kawika" Crowley. Gabbard ...

Sander Levin Elected For 17th Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) defeated Republican George Brikho in Tuesday's midterm election. Levin represents Michigan's 9th District in Congress, ...

Amanda Terkel

One Of The Nation's Most Unpopular GOP Governors Wins Re-election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) won re-election on Tuesday, despite being one of the most unpopular governors in the country. LePage won i...

Mike Bishop Wins Seat Of Retiring Rep. Mike Rogers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Eric Schertzing lost to Republican Mike Bishop Tuesday in the race to represent Michigan's 8th District in Congress. Rep. Mike Rogers (R),...

Mike Bishop Wins Mike Rogers' House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Mike Bishop defeated Democrat Eric Schertzing in Tuesday's midterm elections. Bishop and Schertzing were facing off to represent Michig...

John Boehner Says It's No Time To Celebrate

AP | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says Republicans are "humbled" by the results of the midterm elections. In a statement, he s...

California Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) defeated Republican Adam Nick to represent California's 46th Congressional District Tuesday. Sanchez has served in...

Ryan Zinke Defeats John Lewis In Montana Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Ryan Zinke defeated Democrat John Lewis in the Montana midterm election Tuesday. The two were battling to represent Montana's at-large d...