My part of the hopelessly gerrymandered Texas landscape is still represented by the estimable Lloyd Doggett.
"At least we can say we put a little spoonful of sugar in that bitter brew," Doggett said to cheers.Hispanic backlash against racist ad in Nevada re-elects Democrat Reid.
Of the 39 Democrats who voted against Health Care Reform, only 12 are going to be returning in the next Congress.
In Joe Romm's words, "in only two Senate races did a candidate’s position on global warming become a major issue. In those two Senate races, the candidate that stood with the Senate’s top global warming denier and embraced denial of basic scientific reality lost".
California! Jerry Brown!
A climate blogger holds statewide office!
On the other hand, Feingold was defeated! The smartest and most decent person in Washington, summarily fired! Wisconsin! What's got into you? Are you insane?
Update: More surprisingly bad news. Boucher is out.