U.S. mid-term elections

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According to the U.S. Consitution, the presidential election is held every four years and the Congressional elections are held every two years. The Congressional elections held between presidential elections are known as mid-term elections, which mostly take place on the first Tuesday in November.


The U.S. mid-term elections this year will take place on November 2, 2010. [Full story]

Democratic Party


Obama takes responsibility for voter frustration

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the mid-term election results show people are frustrated because progress in economic recovery hasn't taken place fast enough, and he takes responsibility for it.

In his first public appearance after the elections Tuesday, Obama said the results was a message that people are frustrated, because progress hasn't happened fast enough in economy. [Full story]

Democrats retain majority in U.S. Senate

Obama leads democratic rally in Chicago

Obama calls for bipartisanship 

Obama decries domestic violence

Obama courts support from women voters

Obama courts donations to win 15 'up-for-grabs' Senate seats

Republican Party


Republicans vow to roll back Obama agenda 

Exuberant Republicans vowed on Wednesday to exercise their new power in Congress to roll back some of US President Barack Obama's key accomplishments, but a somber Obama said voters wanted both parties to work harder to find common ground.

"It's pretty clear the American people want a smaller, less costly and more accountable government," Republican John Boehner, in line to become the next House of Representatives speaker, told reporters. "Our pledge is to listen to the American people." [Full story

Republicans take control of U.S. House

1st results for U.S. elections: GOP gains

US Republicans eye solid gains in midterm elections

U.S. congressional races tighten up as Democrats gain in polls

U.S. Republican bloc gets more conservative

Tea Party


Tea Party candidates get mixed results in midterm elections

With ballots still being counted, Tea Party favored candidates have got mixed results in 2010 midterm elections, according to U.S. media projections Tuesday.


Tea Party favorite Christine O'Donnell lost her bid for the former Senate seat of Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware, sending her Democratic rival Chris Coons to the Senate. [Full story]

General election news


Disappointed U.S. voters head to polls nationwide

Voters are heading to polls across the United States Tuesday to cast their ballots in the midterm elections at a time when Republicans are expected to make major gains against the majority-Democrat Congress.

Across the country, polling stations opened early Tuesday morning and will close between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., and Americans are voting in nearly 500 Congressional races nationwide. [Full story]

China to advance ties with U.S. after midterm elections

U.S. Congress: reconciliation or continued bickering?

Vote unlikely to affect Sino-U.S. ties

Rally in U.S. capital pokes fun at politics ahead of mid-term elections

U.S. politicians' 'blame China' game questioned



Republicans poised for big gains in U.S. elections


GOP poised to gain in U.S. mid-term elections


Will Obama's campaign for Democrats do any good?


Will Obama's 'backyard chats' help Democrats?


Will U.S. tea party float or fizzle?


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