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11:50 AM ET, November 3, 2010

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William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Some Implications  —  First thoughts.  —  1. Nancy Pelosi will presumably step down as Democratic leader in the House.  Steny Hoyer could be challenged from the left as he seeks to move up to replace her, and he could lose—partly because the defeat of Democrats in swing districts throughout …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
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Michael Barone / Beltway Confidential:
Some random thoughts on the 2010 elections  —  In my Wednesday Washington Examiner column, which had to be filed before the full returns were available, I tried to set the Republicans' historic gains in the House of Representatives in historic perspective, keeping in mind that the exit polls suggested …
Discussion: TigerHawk and No Left Turns
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 …
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:   Once again, the electorate demanded a new start
Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
Morning Jay: Special “The Morning After” Edition
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
David Jackson / USA Today:
Boehner pledges repeal of Obama health care law
Mallory Simon / CNN:
Iowa voters oust justices who made same-sex marriage legal  —  (CNN) — Voters in Iowa chose to remove three high court justices who helped make Iowa the first Midwestern state to permit same-sex marriage.  —  The vote marks the first time a member of the Iowa Supreme Court has been rejected …
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Des Moines Register:
Iowa Supreme Court Justices issue statement after being ousted  —  The Iowa Supreme Court justices issued the following statement moments ago:
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Poliglot
Des Moines Register:
Justices on pace to be ousted, unofficial results show
Attaturk / Firedoglake:
A Whiter Shade of Orange
Discussion: Des Moines Register
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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Mitt Romney / Washington Post:
Obama must slay the job-killing beast
Discussion: The Hill, GOP 12 and Commentary
Paul Begala / The Huffington Post:
A Centrist Democratic Agenda: More Jobs, Less Corruption
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.
Sean Cockerham / Anchorage Daily News:
Write-in vote lead has Murkowski smiling  —  ELECTION COULD MAKE HISTORY: Final counts may be weeks away; parnell, young post strong results.  —  scockerham@adn.com  —  Election returns Tuesday night showed Lisa Murkowski with a chance to become only the second candidate to run …
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William Yardley / New York Times:
In Alaska, ‘Write-In’ Leads, Giving Murkowski Hope
Discussion: Donklephant
Jason Hanna / CNN:
Murkowski appears to have lead in Alaska
Discussion: New York Magazine
Erick Erickson / RedState:
The Morning Briefing: The Tsunami  —  [UPDATE]: The whole of the Maine legislator has flipped to the GOP.  Several people I have talked to said such a deep and thorough shift to any one party has not happened in one election in the past 100 years.  —  This is an unusual Morning Briefing …
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John Hood / National Review:   Historic GOP Gains in State Legislatures
Ryan Beckwith / The Eye:
GOP Claims 16 Legislative Chambers
Denver Post:
Bennet wins in Senate race  —  Appointed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will be elected to the U.S. Senate after pulling ahead of challenger Ken Buck this morning.  —  Long after most Coloradans — including the candidates and their supporters — had gone to bed, returns from Denver …
The Huffington Post:
Bush NBC Interview: Being Called A Racist By Kanye West The Worst Moment Of My Presidency  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION? … The first excerpts of former President George W. Bush's interview with NBC New's Matt Lauer were released on Tuesday night.  And what stands among the noteworthy bits …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and Raw Story
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nbcuniversal.presscentre.com:
BUSH/LAUER EXCERPTS  —  MATT LAUER SITS DOWN WITH PRESIDENT …
R. Jeffrey Smith / Washington Post:
In memoir, Bush says he considered dropping Cheney from 2004 ticket
Discussion: NPR Topics
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 …
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RealClearPolitics Video Log:
Bachmann To MSNBC's Matthews: That Thrill Isn't Tingly Anymore
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Don Surber
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.
The Huffington Post:
Blue Dog Coalition Crushed By GOP Wave Election  —  What's Your Reaction: … WASHINGTON — Tuesday was a tough night for Democrats, as they watched Republicans win enough seats to take back the House in the next Congress and began to ponder life under a likely House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
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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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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Pence steps down as No. 3 in House GOP  —  Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) will step down from his position as chairman of the House Republican Conference, he announced on Wednesday.  —  Pence informed fellow House Republicans in a “Dear Colleague” letter that he would leave his third-ranking position within …
Discussion: The Politico and GOP 12
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Simmi Aujla / The Politico:
Bachmann ready for leadership run
Discussion: Daily Kos
Mike Allen / The Politico:
White House aide: President Obama will heed election message  —  The White House is sending a “we-get-it” message following Tuesday's Republican romp.  —  A top aide to President Barack Obama said not to look for a change in his “fundamental principles, but certainly there were messages that have to be heeded, and we will.”
Discussion: Pirate's Cove
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Sam Youngman / Ballot Box:
O still favored — here's why
Discussion: The Politico
Michelle Malkin:
Take Your Olive Branch and Shove It, Democrats  —  Here's my post-election column.  I'll continue to update the results post here as we wait on key AK, WA, CO, AZ, and Florida returns.  —  The grass-roots conservative midterm message: No surrender, no compromise, no capitulation.  —  Share you thoughts!
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST
Ezra Klein:
Wonkbook: Welcome to gridlocked America  —  Welcome to gridlocked America: The GOP is on track to win about 65 seats in the House of Representatives, and 7 or 8 in the Senate.  This is a huge victory: the Republican House majority will be the largest since 1928.
Myglesias / Yglesias:
The Changing Electorate  —  One reason it's difficult to read midterm elections as reflecting shifts in the “national mood” is that the actual set of voting people is quite different.  According to exit polls, for example, the relative proportion of youth voters and senior voters shifted quite dramatically:
Discussion: The New Republic
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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Oklahoma bans Sharia law
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Jim Brunner / Seattle Times:
Murray leads Rossi on strong King County vote
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Mohamed A. El-Erian / Washington Post:
We've voted. What's next for the economy?
Jsimoncnn / CNN:
Liberal activist blames ‘weak Democratic leaders’ for historic losses
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Over a dozen House races have yet to be called but GOP majority remains secure
The Note:
What the Wave Giveth, The Wave Taketh Away
Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Recount again: Dayton's 0.43% lead is within the range for automatic recount
Discussion: Politics Daily and TPMDC
Nate Silver / New York Times:
Live Blogging the Election Returns
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Mark Levin / Facebook:
The conservative movement is back & growing
Discussion: The Radio Equalizer
Mother Jones:
Rand Paul Wins: What Does It Mean?
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Looking Like It Could Be 53
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Redistricting wins for GOP
Alexander Bolton / Ballot Box:
Toomey captures seat of his old nemesis, Arlen Specter
Discussion: Reuters and CNN
Damian Paletta / Washington Wire:
Three Powerful Committee Chairmen Fall
Peter Grier / Christian Science Monitor:
Lesson from Christine O'Donnell defeat: where tea party overreached