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Obama's New Attitude: Don't Back Down

With only two years left in his final term -- and after a stinging rebuke to his party in the midterm elections, the president is showing a new attitude: No more Mr. Nice Guy. First he threw down a challenge on the immigration issue.

Dems Need More Diversity, Too

Here we go again. After their recent thrashing in midterm congressional elections, the Democratic National Committee is launching a "top-to-bottom review," DNC chair and Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced.

Voters Sent Mixed Messages to Obama

Before the votes were cast, Tuesday's midterm elections were looking like a "Seinfeld" election. Then the votes were counted and the "Seinfeld" midterms suddenly turned into a "wave" election. Suddenly this election was about something after all.

A Feisty Nurse vs. Ebola Panic

Nurse Kaci Hickox is still at large, despite efforts by two governors to put her back in captivity. As such, she has become a threat to public health or a hero to the cause of freedom, science and good sense, depending on your point of view.