A collection of Slate articles about the 2010 midterm elections.

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A collection of Slate articles about the 2010 midterm elections.

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"The Permanent Temporary Majority: Have we entered an era of seesaw politics?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"Corrupting Committees: Sen. Jim DeMint's cynical advice to incoming Tea Partiers," by Timothy Noah. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"I Don't Feel Your Pain: At his news conference, Obama struggles to show that he 'gets it,' " by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"And the Winner So Far Is ...: How did readers do in Lean/Lock, Slate's election-prediction game?" by Jeremy Singer-Vine. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"Six Lessons From the Democratic Disaster: The Wall Street bailout killed the Dems, the GOP "uncertainty" attack is bogus, and four other post-election lessons," by Eliot Spitzer. Posted Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010.

"When Did We Start Talking About 'Landslide' Elections? Just before one of the closest presidential elections in history," by Brian Palmer. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.


"The Real Reason Sharron Angle Lost: It's the curse of the Mama Grizzly," by Amanda Marcotte. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"The Election on TV: CNN takes the next technical leap into pointlessness and other highlights," by Troy Patterson. Posted Nov. 3, 2010.

"Blue Linings: The Democratic spin machine goes into overdrive," by Christopher Beam. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"So, How'd the Female Candidates Do? Women Pinned Connecticut Senate Candidate Linda McMahon," by Emily Bazelon, Dahlia Lithwick, and Hanna Rosin. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"Youth Gone Mild: Nationally, and especially in Ohio, young voters did not turn out," by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"The Elephant in the Room: Voters sweep the Republicans back into power but can't say why," by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"Party of the Right: FreedomWorks shows the GOP how to throw a victory celebration," by Christopher Beam. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"He Manned Up: At Sharron Angle's headquarters for the big GOP disappointment of the night," by David Weigel. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"Watching the House: A sortable spreadsheet of all 100 competitive House races," by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"How Not To Watch the Election Returns on TV: If you must, tune in only at the top of the hour," by Jack Shafer. Posted Nov. 2, 2010.

"Election Night Cheat Sheet: The races, candidates, and districts to watch to get a jumpstart on your post-election analysis," by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"Precriminations: Whom will Democrats blame for their midterm defeats?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"How Bad Can It Get? Three ways the Democrats can lose, and how they'll explain it," by David Weigel. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"I Still Love Obama. Love. Love. Love. Am I the last person in America who still adores President Obama?" by Curtis Sittenfeld. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"The Citizens United Stimulus Package: Does unlimited Campaign Spending Help the Economy?" by Brian Palmer. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"The Ugh Shot: A gallery of unflattering candidate photos, courtesy of their opponents," by John Dickerson. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"Signs of Sanity: Political signs from the Stewart-Colbert rallies," by Jenny Livengood. Posted Nov. 1, 2010.

"Faking Right: How the Republican Congress will abandon Tea Party ideas and legislate toward the center," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted Oct. 30, 2010.

"Sane Clown Posse: Jon Stewart tells America's youth it's OK to care," by Christopher Beam. Posted Oct. 30, 2010.

"This Is a Test: Why did Barack Obama decide to campaign for Tom Perriello?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Oct. 30, 2010.

"A New Angle: Does Mitch McConnell really want Harry Reid to lose?" by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 29, 2010.

"All Politics Is National: Why the two parties are taking a special interest in local races this year," by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 28, 2010.

"The Vanity Index: The biggest egos in the Senate," by Darren Garnick and Ilya Mirman. Posted Oct. 28, 2010.

"Citizen Russ: A report from what may be the last campaign of Sen. Russ Feingold," by David Weigel. Posted Oct. 27, 2010.

"Fake the Vote: Why would anyone commit voter fraud?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Oct. 26, 2010.

"Radical Shriek: Lefty academics convene in Berkeley to try to make sense of the Tea Party movement," by David Weigel. Posted Oct. 24, 2010.



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