What went wrong? and other headlines

Democrats plan a big “what went wrong” review after election losses. (AP)

Pres. Obama takes blame for midterm rout. (Wall Street Journal)

For Obama, some relief in Democratic losses. (AP)

Democratic operative plans to reverse party declines at the state level. (Politico)

With fear of being sidelined, Tea Party sees the Republican rise as new threat. (NY Times)

Pres. Obama is in China today to talk trade. (USA Today)

ISIS leader injured in air strike, Iraqi officials say. (Time)

Oak trees to return to Toomer’s Corner after football-rivalry poisoning. (ESPN)

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What went wrong? and other headlines