There are few things more satisfying than being a Republican in the great state of Texas. At the Moody Theater in Austin, Republican victors declared, when it comes to Texas, nothing's better.
While Kansas is typically a deeply conservative red state, this year two of the party's leaders found themselves in fights for their political lives — and they won.
The GOP picked up the seats needed to retake control of the Senate and then some — with major victories in North Carolina, Iowa, Colorado and Arkansas. They also added to their margin in the House.
Republicans have picked up the seats they need to control the U.S. Senate. They even added to their margin in the U.S. House. David Greene talks to Rep. David Schweikert, a Republican from Arizona.
Across the country, many voter initiatives were on the ballots. Minimum wage questions were on ballots in five states. In addition, three states and the District of Columbia voted on marijuana issues.
Thirty-six governors were on the ballot Tuesday. Florida's Rick Scott, Wisconsin's Scott Walker and Kansas' Sam Brownback were among the Republicans who won despite stiff challenges by Democrats.
NPR's political team has been analyzing the vote from coast to coast. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR senior Washington editor Ron Elving about some of the findings.
Several details already have become the center of conversations, including one email in which outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and his "idiot cronies."
And in Wisconsin, Republican Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.
In the first of several widely watched votes on marijuana in the midterm election season, voters in Washington, D.C., have approved the legal use of marijuana for recreational purposes.
With a loss by Sen. Mark Pryor, the first Democratic incumbent fell, bringing the Republicans closer to a Senate majority. Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu is seen heading to a runoff election.
We track all the incumbent candidates who lost the midterm election
Here's a guide to keeping up to date on the night's events, on NPR and its member stations.
Today's injunction takes effect in one week, depending on whether the state appeals. The judge in the case said the state's ban on marriage between people of the same sex violates the 14th Amendment.
Republicans need to pick up just six seats in today's midterm elections to wrest control of the Senate. In the House, the key question is how big the GOP gains will be.
As voters head to the polls, there's one demographic that shouldn't be underestimated but often is: Latino voters. Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Manzano of the polling group Latino Decisions.
We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.
The 2014 midterm election campaigns are almost over — all $3.7 billion worth of them. Most of that money was spent on television advertising.
The governor's race in one of the bluest states in the nation has gotten uncomfortably tight.