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A cyclist rides across the front plaza of the US Capitol early in the morning on Nov. 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by J. David Ake/AP)

Voter disapproval of Congress near record high

11/04/14 06:43PM

Voters in this year’s election registered a level of dissatisfaction with government that we haven’t seen in nearly 25 years. Discontent with Washington has been building for a while and Congress in particular has been the object of public ire. And yet very few House seats are likely to change hands today. read more

The U.S. Capitol is reflected in the Senate Park Reflecting pool, on Nov. 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty)

Midterm voters express little faith in Washington, D.C.

11/04/14 06:18PM

One message coming out of this election is that voters are unhappy with everyone in Washington. The NBC News national exit poll found that nearly 1-in-5 voters has lost all trust in the federal government and a similar number are actually angry with both President Obama and the Republican leaders in Congress. read more

Voters wait in a long line to cast their ballots at Epworth United Methodist Church during the midterm Election Day in Atlanta, Ga. on Nov. 4, 2014.

Did young voters show up in Georgia?

11/04/14 05:35PM

ATLANTA —Robbin Wright, 53, is a cancer survivor who has to head to the doctor’s for a checkup after she votes today. But she feels like there’s so much at stake this election that she’s driving her three grown children—aged 20, 26, and 31—back to the polls later in the day, as well as any elderly residents who need a ride in Adamsville, a predominantly black neighborhood of Atlanta. read more

Inside the GOP war room

Inside the GOP war room

11/04/14 01:27PM

Republicans are making major inroads in key states across the country. Our GOP powerhouse panel – former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer, and former Bush-Cheney senior Advisor Robert Traynham – analyze the new Repu watch

Will Latinos rock the vote?

Will Latinos rock the vote?

11/04/14 01:10PM

Rising Democratic star Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas weighs in on the challenge of turning out the Latino vote; why it could make or break election results in the Lone Star State – and across the nation. watch

Priebus: People are angry, US in a ditch

Reince Priebus: People are angry, US in a ditch

11/04/14 09:45AM

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus shares his optimism that the Republicans will win in “purple states.” Priebus says the GOP wants to win the majority and test their competence as a national party. He also explains that people are angry about the current... watch

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