"To prevent Obama from becoming the hero who fixed Washington, McConnell decided to break it. And it worked." That's from Matt Yglesias in a post he published yesterday evening before the scope of the GOP victory became fully clear. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/you-broke-it-you-won-it
Mitch McConnell says there won't be any government shutdowns on his watch. But how is he going to get leader Majority Leader Cruz to go along with that? http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/can-he-do-it--2
Still Ticked Off
Even after last night's results, Nate Silver still seems to have the last months' criticism and second-guessing a bit under his skin . http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/still-ticked-off
What Does It Mean?
We won't know the outcome in Louisiana until December. But it's now looking likely that the GOP will end up with a 54 - 46 seat majority in the next Congress. We still haven't heard from Alaska. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/wrapping-up