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Today in Black America - November 5

POSTED: November 05, 2014, 11:30 am

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Today in Black History: Mervin Dymally is elected Lieutenant Governor of California in 1974, becoming the first Black to hold the position.

The New York Times

Riding Wave of Discontent, G.O.P. Takes Senate


Democratic Losses Grow as More Midterm Results Come In


The Democrats’ Southern Problem Reaches a New Depth


President Obama Left Fighting for His Own Relevance


Did Someone Say ‘2016’? Presidential Contenders Circle


Historical Lessons for a President Forced to Deal With a Hostile Congress

Room for Debate: Making Voting a Constitutional Right


Andrew Cuomo Is Re-elected New York Governor


The State

Now, SC Gov. Haley faces choices

Democrat Jim Clyburn re-elected to 12th term

Scott makes history: SC elects first African American to Senate


The Charlotte Observer

Tillis wins bitter race for US Senate seat; GOP wins control of Senate


Turnout: NC sets record for midterm election; Mecklenburg lines long


The Washington Post


How the GOP won the battle for the Senate

The 2014 electorate wasn’t just older and whiter than 2012. It also voted more Republican.


Winners and losers of the 2014 midterms

Mia Love's 2012 Republican National Convention Speech


Republican sweep extended to state races, too

An upset in blue Md.: GOP’s Hogan wins governor’s race

Muriel Bowser: A mayor-elect for two very different D.C.s



The Star Ledger


Elections 2014: N.J.'s House delegation gets 3 new members but party balance remains split

Cory Booker promises 'to find common ground' despite Republican takeover of U.S. Senate


With Bonnie Watson Coleman's 12th District win, local Democrats will pick Assembly successor



The Detroit Free Press


Michigan election results

Snyder says first priority is fixing Michigan's roads

5 new faces from Michigan headed to Congress

Riley: Can 2 Michigan women build consensus in D.C.?



The Chicago Tribune


Some in Chicago wait 9 hours to vote: 'I just didn't want to be denied'

Sen. Durbin charges to victory, will serve record 4th term


Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback

Rauner, Quinn out of sight day after election



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Deal, Perdue lead Republican tide in Georgia

Gov. Deal beats Carter, wins 2nd term

White Georgia voters shun Democrats again


David Perdue wins U.S. Senate seat


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Republicans win historic majority in Ohio House; keep solid majority in state Senate


With Kasich's big win, Ohio Republicans roll toward 2016 while Dems face tough questions


Philly.com

'A thousand cuts': How Corbett's fate was sealed

Philadelphia's race for mayor begins today







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