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POSTED: November 04, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Outrun by a 2-Year G.O.P. Comeback Plan

Deep Rifts Divide Obama and Republicans

In Rubio, Some See Rise of ‘Great Right Hope’

Decisive Gains at State Level Could Give Republicans a Boost for Years

Health Care Vote Only a Part of Democrats’ Vulnerability

Justices Revisit Tax Credits for Religious Schools

Sorting Out the Election

Hopeful in 3 Tight Races, G.O.P. Is on Cusp of Control of New York Senate

Cuomo’s Transition Is Already Well Under Way


Baltimore Sun

Republicans' rise nationally could pinch Maryland

Ex-city police officer gets 5-year prison term for assault

End of an era for Ehrlich, Maryland Republicans

Freshly re-elected O'Malley looks ahead to second term


The Christian Science Monitor

Health-care reform: After big GOP gains, will it be repealed?

Tea Party Top 10 biggest winners and losers

In all-blue California election results, lessons for Democratic Party

Obama calls midterm elections 'humbling,' promises to do better

Midterm election shellacking: Obama must adjust


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Republican rout expected to boost some in Georgia's congressional delegation

Colleges use online fairs to recruit students

Atlanta public schools: Three leaders speak out on crises

Clark Atlanta to study domestic violence


Star Ledger

A first for NJEA: Acting N.J. education commissioner declines to speak at convention

More than 200 N.J. schools are added to federal 'needs improvement' list

Gov. Christie says N.J. to shed at least 1,200 public employees by next year

Former N.J. Assemblyman Neil Cohen faces sentencing on child pornography charge

Braun: Newark Mayor Cory Booker's $1M school reform 'outreach' initiative is a waste

Newark Mayor Booker declares state of fiscal emergency, halts funding for contract services

Jewish groups raise concern over Rutgers student fundraiser for Gaza flotilla

About 1,000 fugitives line up for 'Safe Surrender' program in Somerset County


Detroit Free Press

Rick Snyder has mandate for change

Obama shouldn't panic about 2012 yet

Texts with Kwame Kilpatrick may be key in Greene lawsuit

Candidates rely on write-in votes


Philadelphia Inquirer

Corbett faces a fiscal mess in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority leader resigns to work on city lobbying

Philadelphia Housing Authority may borrow N.Y.C. housing official

More South Jersey schools not meeting federal progress goals

Wayne Bryant pleads not guilty to new series of corruption charges


Chicago Tribune

Kirk ready for first vote against Obama

Brady clings to hope, but numbers to defeat Quinn likely not there

Chicago schools chief to leave post this month

An 8-point plan for the governor-elect


The Washington Post

Huge midterm turnover makes House more of an everyman's roost

Republicans target health-care bill, government spending as Obama acknowledges election setback

Looking ahead to 2012, Republicans sense opportunity

Low turnout by young voters hurts Democrats in midterm elections

A look at who's on tap to lead House committees under the new GOP majority

And now for the next battle

Hate-crimes enforcement on rise, reflecting administration priorities

Hispanics in Washington are the most affluent in the nation

D.C. Mayor-elect Gray unveils transition team


Los Angeles Times

California voters not in the mood for major changes

Jerry Brown's election doesn't ensure end to gridlock

California went its own way

Barbara Boxer overcame several hurdles to defeat Carly Fiorina in Senate race

Minorities helped fuel Harry Reid's victory

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