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Election Night 2010

ROUND II: O'Donnell, Greenwald Square Off Again After Heated Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After a heated debate on last Friday's "Morning Joe," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and Salon blogger Glenn Greenwald squared off again on Monday's "Las...

NBC News Wins Midterm Week Ratings

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Midterm election week increased the audiences for all three network evening newscasts, but none so much as the genre's current domina...

WATCH: O'Donnell Calls Himself A 'Socialist,' Slams Glenn Greenwald

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell and prominent blogger Glenn Greenwald engaged in a heated debate on Friday's "Morning Joe" about the political direction the Democr...

'Dancing' Lifts ABC To #1 In Broadcast On Election Night, But Fox News Still Tops

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Dancing with the Stars" boosted ABC News to the top of the broadcast election night ratings, but it still wasn't enough to out-rate cable news jugger...

WATCH: O'Reilly, Goldberg Trash MSNBC's Election Coverage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bill O'Reilly and Bernie Goldberg slammed MSNBC's election coverage on Wednesday's "O'Reilly Factor," with Goldberg saying that the network had "jumpe...

MATTHEWS V. SCARBOROUGH: Chris: You're A Faux Populist; Joe: You're A 'Caricature'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews and Joe Scarborough got into a series of testy exchanges on Wednesday's "Morning Joe." Matthews was one of the guests for a special ed...

Fox News Owns Election Night Ratings

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The 2010 midterm elections were a great night for Fox News ratings. The network averaged 6.975 million total viewers in primetime Tuesday night to ea...

Midnight Snapshot: How Major News Sites Covered Midterm Elections

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Curious how the coverage of the midterm elections varied across some of the internet's biggest news sites? Click through below for a snapshot of how ...

Mary Matalin To Donna Brazile: 'Go On, Girlfriend!'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Appearing together on CNN's Best Political Team on Television, Mary Matalin and Donna Brazile were discussing the rise of several female minority poli...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Jokes About His Senate Run That Never Was

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews joked about his aborted run for the Senate during MSNBC's election coverage. The MSNBC panel was discussing Democrat Joe Sestak's loss...

Donna Brazile vs. CNN's GOP Strategist: 'You Interrupted A LADY!'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Donna Brazile's sense of humor always lightens up CNN's Best Political Team on Television panels (like when she asked Anderson Cooper to be her "boo" ...

Gregory: Tea Party Is 'Elephant In The Room'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Gregory said that the Tea Party will be the "elephant in the room" when the newly elected Congress convenes, and that the Republican Party has n...

PHOTO: CNN's New Hologram, The 3-D Exit Poll

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN made headlines in 2008 by introducing holograms to its election broadcast, and it's upped the virtual ante for the 2010 elections with virtual, gr...

Palin LICKS LIPS As Ferraro Discusses Woman President

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former Vice Presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Geraldine Ferraro made a sort of TV history Tuesday night when they appeared together on-air for t...

Chris Matthews Asks Michele Bachmann: 'Are You Hypnotized?'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews and Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann engaged in a feisty sparring contest on MSNBC, with Matthews getting so frustrated with B...

Bachmann Supporter Sign Mocks Matthews: 'How's The Tingle, Chris?'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Michele Bachmann supporter mocked Chris Matthews Tuesday night as the Minnesota congresswoman appeared live on MSNBC. "How's the tingle, Chris?" ...

Ed Schultz: Will Republicans 'Take Impeachment Off The Table?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ed Schultz suggested that Republicans in the House might try to impeach President Obama, and asked John Boehner, who is widely predicted to become the...

NBC News Wins House Call

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News was the first to project that the House of Representatives would be taken over by the Republican Party Tuesday night. Brian WIlliams made th...

WATCH: Matthews, Olbermann Mock Rick Santelli

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann mocked Rick Santelli, the commentator from MSNBC's financial sister station CNBC who many credit with launching the...

Maddow RIPS Evan Bayh Over Indiana GOP Win

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow ripped Evan Bayh moments after MSNBC called the Indiana senate seat he's retiring from for Republican Dan Coats "It's important also ...

Begala Mocks Boehner Tan: 'Is America Ready For An Orange Speaker?'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN contributor Paul Begala cracked a joke about John Boehner's tan early in CNN's election coverage Tuesday night. "2008 answered the question, Is A...

PHOTOS: Sarah Palin's New Hairdo On Fox News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Sarah Palin is set to appear on both Fox News and Fox's broadcast channel as an Election Night analyst. For her big night, she appears to have debute...

Andrew Breitbart DROPPED From ABC Election Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Andrew Breitbart spoke to Politico about ABC's decision to remove him from its Election Night coverage. Breitbart said that ABC had shown "cow...

Emily Swanson

Exit Polls 2010: See The Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See exit poll reports below, or scroll down for a guide on how to read them (and why to treat them with great skepticism) WASHINGTON – Voters wer...

Election Night TV Guide: What's On TV Tonight

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's the biggest news-night of the year, and this Election Night it seems as if every major network is going all-out on its coverage. Below, see the ...