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Were the polls wrong this midterm election cycle? Nate Silver, the nation’s most assiduous polling analyst, believes it was skewed towards the Democrats this year.

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Annual Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, June 21, 2012.

It would be better for conservatives if Sen. Marco Rubio ran for president in 2016 and Jeb Bush bowed out.

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Alpha House is written with genuine affection for the real human beings, warts and all, who occupy it.

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The November issue of AEI’s Political Report provides a comprehensive picture of what voters had to say on Election Day, featuring exit-poll data from national House races since 1986.

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The fights within the GOP will matter as much as those with Obama in the next Republican-lead Congress.

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Post-election period is as important as elections themselves. Implications of 2014 midterm elections, Americans’ voting habits and trends in voters’ turnout are factors that can determine the future of the country.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)(C), speaks with members of the Republican Senate leadership for the 114th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington November 13, 2014.

With an electoral map favoring Democrats in 2016, the GOP’s Senate takeover could be short-lived. But in the states, Republicans have been making steady gains for three election cycles — and the effects will last for a generation.

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Americans, in general, perceive rising economic inequality, and they dislike it.

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In the next Congress, Senate Democrats will have the power to subject almost all legislation to filibuster, reducing the likelihood of a presidential veto.

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Join us for a discussion on the midterm election results’ implications for American schools.

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Republicans made impressive gains in the Senate, House of Representatives, and state legislative races. This shift will likely have a serious impact on American politics, foreign policy, and issues such as immigration reform.

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