Record Number of Women Elected to US Congress

WASHINGTON — A record number of women were elected last week to the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.  When the new Congress convenes in January, there will be about 80 female members of the House, and 20 female members of the Senate -...

Obama Wins Re-Election

U.S. President Barack Obama has been re-elected, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a tight race. Supporters of the incumbent waved flags and cheered at the news, which came after Mr. Obama won enough states to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win the election Tuesday. Americans went to the polls Tuesday, some...

The Post Election Freak-Out

Based on conversations I’ve had, hysterical posts on Facebook I’ve seen, and alarming news stories I’ve read, the panic at the re-election of President Obama among conservatives is more dramatic than possibly any presidential election in our nation’s history.  People are still posting rants,...