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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

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

Philadelphia's race for mayor begins today

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