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4:45 AM ET, November 3, 2010

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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Live Blogging the Election Returns  —  We will be covering tonight's election returns beginning at around 5 p.m. Eastern, an hour before the first polls close in Kentucky and Indiana.  —  You can follow along here and check out our hour-by-hour, district-by-district guide for watching the returns.
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The Media Desk / Media Decoder:
Election Night: Live Blogging the Media Coverage  —  With issues like health care and the dismal economy on most voters' minds and the emergence of the Tea Party and new political personalities like Carly Fiorina and Christine O'Donnell, tonight's midterm election results are being covered …
Discussion: NPR
Alexander Mooney / CNN:
THE LATEST: Live Blogging 2010 Elections from the CNN Election Center  —  The CNN Live Blog will provide THE latest news and analysis from The Best Political Team throughout the night.  For more breaking developments check out @cnnpolitics on Twitter.  —  7:15 p.m. ET: CNN's Jessica Yellin …
Anthony York / PolitiCal:
Prop. 19 headed to defeat, exit polls show  —  California voters appear to have rejected Prop.  19, an effort to legalize marijuana and allow local governments to tax the sale of the drug.  —  Prop. 19 received national attention, but relatively little money was spent on the campaign.
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Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Exit Polls: Voters give low marks to both parties  —  (CNN) - Voters may not be happy with the Democratic Party.  But they aren't too thrilled with the GOP either, according to early exit polls.  —  Democrats have a 10-point favorability gap: 43 percent of voters have a positive opinion of the party, while 53 percent aren't thrilled.
Jim Geraghty / National Review:
The First Reactions to the Exits, if Not the Exits Themselves
Torey Van Oot / Capitol Alert:
Exit polls show voters split by age on Prop. 19
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
G.O.P. Captures House, but Not Senate  —  Republicans captured control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday and expanded their voice in the Senate, riding a wave of voter discontent as they dealt a setback to President Obama just two years after his triumphal victory.
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Michael Cooper / New York Times:
Victories Suggest Wider Appeal of Tea Party  —  The Tea Party victories by Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio of Florida underscored the extent to which Republicans and Democrats alike may have underestimated the power of the Tea Party, a loosely-affiliated, at times ill-defined …
Bernie Becker / New York Times:
Toomey at Helm of a Republican Wave in Pennsylvania
Discussion: The Politico
Bertha Lewis / ACORN:
The end of an era: ACORN files Chapter 7 bankruptcy  —  For over 40 years ACORN has fought the good fight.  From a few initial neighborhoods in Little Rock, Arkansas, we grew to become a large, active, national organization of low- and moderate-income families, mostly people of color …
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Michael A. Memoli / Los Angeles Times:
ACORN filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Discussion: Big Government
The Politico:
LUNTZ CALLS IT FOR REID  —  GOP polling guru Frank Luntz is predicting Republicans will win seven Senate seats and 50 House spots, based on exit polls he had seen.  On a conference call with associates from K Street, Luntz also said he thinks Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will win reelection.
Discussion: Gawker
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Alexander Bolton / Ballot Box:
Toomey captures seat of his old nemesis, Arlen Specter
Discussion: Reuters
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Exit Polls: the surprise in Delaware  —  (CNN) - The thing about Delaware is: it's no Kentucky.  —  The Tea Party's first Senate loss of the night may be no big surprise - the only question heading into tonight's been how big a victory margin Chris Coons would capture over Christine O'Donnell.
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Peter Grier / Christian Science Monitor:
Lesson from Christine O'Donnell defeat: where tea party overreached
Discussion: TBogg
Anthony York / PolitiCal:
Barbara Boxer projected to win a fourth Senate term  —  U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is projected to win a fourth term in the U.S. Senate, based on exit poll results.  —  Boxer defeated former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina after a bruising multimillion-dollar campaign.
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
The big tech pedigree doesn't help: Whitman and Fiorina go down in flames
Anthony York / PolitiCal:
Jerry Brown projected winner in California governor's race
Discussion: L.A. NOW, Swampland and The Agonist
Evan Bayh / New York Times:
Where Do Democrats Go Next?  —  DEMOCRATS can recover from the disappointments of this election and set the stage for success in 2012.  But to do so we must learn from Tuesday's results.  —  Many of our problems were foreseeable.  A public unhappy about the economy will take it out on the party in power …
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Paul Begala / The Huffington Post:
A Centrist Democratic Agenda: More Jobs, Less Corruption
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
WisPolitics Election Blog:
Feingold campaign manager: It ain't over  —  Feingold's campaign manager George Aldrich told the crowd in Middleton that only 40 percent of the vote has been reported.  —  “Russ is down by 80,000 votes, but...up to 1.4 million votes haven't been counted,” he told the crowd.
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Ann Althouse / Althouse:
TV on! Election night! Liveblog!
MyFox Philadelphia:
New Black Panther Seen At Polling Place  —  No Voter Intimidation Reported Tuesday At Poll  —  PHILADELPHIA - Fox 29 News spotted Tuesday a member of the New Black Panther Party standing outside of a local polling place where voter intimidation was reported two years ago.
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Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:   EXCLUSIVE: Witness: Same New Black Panther; Same Polling Place; Same Polling Threat!
Mother Jones:
Rand Paul Wins: What Does It Mean?  —  Tea party Republican candidate Rand Paul has won the Kentucky US Senate race.  Throughout the campaign, Democrat Jack Conway occasionally seemed to come almost within striking distance, but ultimately Conway, the state attorney general …
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Campbell Robertson / New York Times:
A Victorious Paul Vows to Stick to Message
Peter Baker / The Caucus:
Bush Considered Dropping Cheney From 2004 Ticket  —  President George W. Bush considered dumping Vice President Dick Cheney from his 2004 reelection ticket to dispel the myths about Mr. Cheney's power in the White House and “demonstrate that I was in charge,” the former president says in a new memoir.
Discussion: Telegraph, The Note, Raw Story and The Hill
Wall Street Journal:
Democratic Coalition Crumbles, Exit Polls Say  —  Amid deep pessimism about the economy, the coalition of voters that gave Democrats control of Congress in 2006 appears to have fractured.  —  Preliminary exit polls showed that the party lost ground to Republicans in Tuesday's midterm elections among women …
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Redistricting wins for GOP  —  Republicans made big gains in state legislatures tonight, capturing full control of both legislative chambers — crucial to partisan redistricting — in six states.  —  Republicans took over control of both houses in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Eric Moskowitz / Boston Globe:
Frank easily wins re-election, defeats Bielat  —  loading video...  Requires Adobe Flash Player  —  NEWTON - Barney Frank, the irascible powerbroker who has survived scandal, repeated redistricting, and the ups and downs of the Democratic Party, today easily beat back his strongest challenge in years.
Devin Dwyer / ABCNEWS:
Republicans Win Control of House With Historic Gains  —  GOP Expected to Pick Up 60 to 70 Seats in House, ABC News Projects  —  ABC News projects Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives picking-up between 60 and 70 seats in a resounding rebuke to President Obama and the Democrats.
Jim Demint / Wall Street Journal:
Welcome, Senate Conservatives  —  Remember what the voters back home want—less government and more freedom.  —  Congratulations to all the tea party-backed candidates who overcame a determined, partisan opposition to win their elections.  The next campaign begins today.
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Exit Polls: Enough about the campaign - let's talk about the campaign  —  (CNN) - It's after midnight, which means the 2010 vote is over...and the 2012 race is officially underway.  —  In exit polls Tuesday, Republicans in three key early-voting states were asked about four of their leading presidential contenders.
John Nolte / Big Journalism:
Michele Bachman Humiliates Chris Matthews: How's That Leg Tingle Doing Tonight?  —  Rep. Michele Bachmann went on MSNBC for an interview with Chris Matthews tonight and handled him with dismissive tone the hack deserved.  All he wanted to do was bait her with unprofessional journolisty questions …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Looking Like It Could Be 53  —  As of now the Democrats have 51 Senate seats in the win column.  Alaska seems like a battle between two Republicans, with Lisa Murkowski the apparent winner, though with write-ins there's no telling.  That leaves Washington state and Colorado.
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Ian Urbina / New York Times:
Reports of Intimidation and Electronic Problems Surface at Polls Across the U.S.  —  WASHINGTON — Voters in some states encountered isolated problems with electronic voting machines and delays in the opening of polling stations, but they also reported many instances of voter intimidation and misinformation.
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG
Coordinator / ABC News' Press Room:
ABC's Letter to Andrew Breitbart  —  The following letter was sent from ABC and received by Mr. Breitbart:  —  Dear Mr. Breitbart,  —  We have spent the past several days trying to make clear to you your limited role as a participant in our digital town hall to be streamed on ABCNews.com and Facebook.
 
 
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Raleigh News & Observer:
Ellmers edges out Etheridge in tight race
Discussion: National Review
Des Moines Register:
Justices on pace to be ousted, unofficial results show
Anne Bayefsky / Weekly Standard:
Durban III Set for New York City in September 2011
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Weasel Zippers
Aharding / CNN:
Obama to hold news conference Wednesday
Matt Bai / New York Times:
Another Election, Another Wave
Lauren Effron / ABCNEWS:
He's Back! Jerry Brown Wins California
Discussion: CNN, The Note and Top of the Ticket
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
ELECTION NIGHT, SIXTH AND FINAL THREAD.... I'm getting pretty tired …
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Eric Kleefeld / TPMDC:
The End Of A Progressive Champion: Russ Feingold Loses To Ron Johnson
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
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Denis / Gay Politics:
BREAKING: Lexington, Kentucky elects openly gay mayor
Discussion: Poliglot and Daily Kos
William Yardley / The Caucus:
Spelling Lessons in Alaska