Times Hints Racism a Factor in Harold Ford's Failure

Adam Nossiter: "The crowd in the room packed with Corker supporters told its own story: It was almost entirely white." And Nossiter back in 2001 said of Southerners who "revere the Confederacy": ...

Election Over, the Times Finds Some Liberals in Congress

Just in time not to scare away Democratic voters: "In the House, Democratic unity could also be tested in relations between the new committee chairmen - many of whom are liberal veterans who ...

Democrats Now Have a "Mandate" - But 1994 GOP Didn't?

Adam Nagourney: "The Democratic Party can clearly claim a mandate."

Nancy Pelosi, Victim of Conservative "Caricature"

And another appearance by "conservative" anti-war hero Rep. John Murtha.

Stick a Fork in Him, Bush Is Done

Mark Leibovich on Bush's news conference: "Yet for someone whose presidency had just been repudiated...."

"Unyielding" Bush Must Reach Beyond "Conservative Base" (and Fire Rumsfeld?)

Robin Toner sees a "more conciliatory" Bush in the offing.

Adam Nagourney Backs off Some More

After writing off GOP prospects on Sunday, Nagourney writes on Election Day morning: "[Democratic] expectations may well be overheated."

Why the Times Didn't Endorse a Single Republican Candidate This Year

"For us, the breaking point came over the Republicans' attempt to undermine the fundamental checks and balances that have safeguarded American democracy since its inception."

Bush: Six Years "Ignoring Democrats" While Pressing GOP "To Do His Bidding"

"If the balance of political power in Washington changes on Tuesday, will President Bush change with it?" The Times fears not.

GOP: Left for Dead on Sunday, Spark of Life on Monday

What a difference a couple of favorable Republican polls make in the Times' coverage
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