After the shellacking and other headlines

Meet America’s 10 newest Senators. (Time)

Pres. Obama calls a post-election press conference for this afternoon. (Washington Post)

First step in Republicans’ Senate victory: handling extremists. (NY Times)

The Koch network spent $100 million this cycle. (National Journal)

Will Republican Ed Gillespie request a recount in the Virginia Senate race? (Washington Post)

Vermont’s legislature will decide the winner of the surprisingly close gubernatorial race. (Boston Globe)

Republicans gain in some state legislatures. (AP)

Tennessee passes an amendment to give state lawmakers more power to restrict abortion. (The Tennessean)

Denton, TX becomes the first city in the state to ban fracking. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

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After the shellacking and other headlines