The attempts at voter suppression turned out to be no match for civil-rights lawyers and grassroots volunteers. But that hardly means the fight is over.
Republicans can thank artful gerrymandering for their continued reign of the House of Representatives.
Abandoning large constituencies is not a winning formula, and other lessons from last night.
It went well beyond the White House.
Against all odds, Democrats keep their hold on the Senate—with liberals leading the way.
The Prospect sums up the last night of the election and Obama's victory in Internet shorthand.
On Tuesday, the most diverse coalition in American history re-elected a president—and announced the arrival of an emerging liberal majority.
With a commanding eight-point victory, the newly minted senator from Massachusetts becomes the leader of the Democratic Party's progressive wing.
Some things for them to think about on the occasion of their defeat
Tuesday's victories for same-sex marriage represent a watershed for the LGBT movement.
In Ohio, voting-rights group were out in droves on Election Day making sure every vote counted.
Barack Obama wins re-election.
Don't sell relief short; it can mean as much as hope and joy.
The final Obama push
Assuming he loses, that is