Topic: Elections

GOP takes House, sends message to Obama

Last Tuesday’s House elections turned out to be a landslide victory for Republican candidates across the country, halfway through President Barack Obama’s first term in office.  In order to regain the majority, Republicans needed to gain 39 seats. But for angry voters and Tea Party activists, the simple majority wasn’t enough. Sixty seats were picked…

Tea Party makes one final push

Tea bags adorn the hat of Tea Party Express supporter Kiss Anderson of California, who was attending a rally to kick off the Tea Party Express bus tour on Oct. 18 in Reno, Nev. (AP) Tea Party-backed candidates for the House and Senate will be making their final push before Tuesday’s elections in attempt to…

World Wide Web: Tirade

Who would’ve thought that the recession would hit Ohio so hard that it would give half of Ohioans amnesia? It’s sad, but true. Or at least that’s what the polls appear to prove. It’s been just a few years since the failed economic policies of President George W. Bush brought us the biggest financial and…

In upset victory, Brown wins Massachusetts seat

Several weeks ago, Republican Senatorial candidate Scott Brown was a little known Massachusetts state senator facing an uphill battle in an overwhelmingly Democratic state.  However, with his stunning victory on Jan. 18, Brown has burst onto the national political scene. The impact of his election victory extends beyond the borders of Massachusetts, as Brown has…