Political

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Al Franken will continue to represent Minnesota as a U.S. senator. Franken won by defeating Republican challenger Mike McFadden. This is Franken's second consecutive term. He was first elected to office in 2009, beating out Norm Coleman in a race that...
(Washington, DC) -- Republicans are celebrating their best midterm election in a long time. The GOP will control both the House and the Senate for the last two years of President Obama's term. Republicans flipped at least seven seats to take control of the Senate, including...
(Washington, DC) -- Republican House Speaker John Boehner says this is no time for celebration despite big GOP victories across the U.S. Boehner claims it is time for the government to start getting results and implementing solutions to the nation's many problems. In the...
(Arlington, VA) -- Democratic Senator Mark Warner is claiming an extremely narrow victory in his bid for re-election in Virginia. However, Republican challenger Ed Gillespie says he's not conceding yet. Gillespie says he owes it to the voters to find out what the final outcome...
(Undated) -- Utah Republican Mia Love is making history. The former small-town mayor is the first black Republican woman ever elected to Congress. The former mayor of Saratoga Springs defeated Democrat Doug Owens to win in Utah's 4th Congressional district. The 39-year-old love...
(New York, NY) -- Andrew Cuomo is the first Democrat to win a second term as New York Governor since his father Mario did it decades ago. In his acceptance speech, the younger Cuomo touted some of his accomplishments. Cuomo went on to say in his second term, he'll take the state...
(Washington, DC) -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California says he would like to do away with Obamacare. Speaking in Washington on Election Night, McCarthy he emphasized if you're going to end Obamacare there has to be another plan in place. McCarthy emphasizes that...
(Undated) -- Voters in Oregon and Washington, DC are legalizing recreational marijuana. People in the nation's capital are passing their measure by a more than two-to-one margin. The vote's closer in Oregon but approval is running at nearly 54-percent. Medical marijuana is not a...
(Undated) -- According to projected results, Republicans will be in control of the U.S. Senate when the new Congress convenes in January. Political Science professor Sean Foreman of Barry University says the Republicans have won the majority of the Senate rather easily...