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  1. 8 Important — or Amusing — Things to Watch on Election Night 2015Pot and scandals and Nick Lachey, oh my!
  2. Liberals Sweep Canadian Election, Making Justin Trudeau Prime MinisterHe ousted Conservative Stephen Harper, who led Canada for nearly a decade.
  3. Santa Claus Hopes Voters Will Elect Him to Office in North PoleHis qualifications include being named Santa Claus.
  4. Netanyahu Forms a New Coalition Government at the Last Possible MomentGiven the makeup of the new coalition, it doesn’t look like politics in Israel are about to become any easier. 
  5. Prosecutor in Eric Garner Case Is Staten Island’s New CongressmanVoters found a less controversial candidate to replace Michael Grimm.
  6. All Bets Are Off in Britain’s Messy ElectionWith Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck, David Cameron and Ed Miliband have entered desperation mode.
  7. Ferguson Releases Copies of Racist EmailsOne features a photo of Ronald Reagan holding a chimpanzee labeled “Reagan babysitting Barack Obama.”
  8. What’s Going to Happen to Netanyahu Tomorrow?Talking over the possible outcomes of Tuesday’s parliamentary election in Israel.
  9. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Forced Into Runoff Election He failed to win more than 50 percent of the vote in his reelection bid.
  10. How the GOP Figured Out Talking to Women VotersStep 1: Weed out the candidate who’ll say something stupid. Step 2: Rewrite the whole message.
  11. elections
    Why the Midterms Were Bad News for WomenEven though some high-profile female candidates got elected.
  12. elections
    How Will Women Voters Use Their Power This Election?Both parties want women’s votes — whether they know what women want is another question.
  13. Rob Ford Is Out As Toronto Mayor, But His Political Career Isn’t OverHe left the mayoral race after being diagnosed with cancer.
  14. President Obama’s Tea-Partier Cousin Loses Primary ChallengeGiving incumbent senators another win.
  15. Tea Partier Claims He Won Mississippi PrimaryHe’d like to be named the winner, without another election.
  16. Espaillat Concedes, 2 Days After Rangel Declared VictoryRangel made a few more jabs, so it seems he’s still not over it.
  17. Cochran and Rangel Claim Victory, Foes Fight OnNo one got Cantored, but there was still primary-night drama.
  18. 6 Primaries to Watch: Rangel’s Rematch and Who Might Be ‘Cantored’Everything you need to know about Tuesday’s elections.
  19. Chelsea Clinton’s Mother-in-Law Loses House BidThe Clinton dynasty isn’t unstoppable.
  20. Mitch McConnell Crushes Tea-Party Challenger in Kentucky PrimaryHe’s still facing a tough election in November.
  21. Ras Baraka Is the New Mayor of NewarkAnd he’s not a big Cory Booker fan.
  22. GOP Establishment Earns Early Primary Season Wins in North Carolina and Ohio Sorry, tea partiers.
  23. D.C. Loses Its Tolerance for Scandal-Plagued MayorsVincent Gray lost the Democratic primary.
  24. GOP Wins Florida Special Election With Anti-Obamacare StrategyOr at least, that’s how Republicans see it.
  25. The Texas Primary Was Not Kind to the Tea PartyTweets couldn’t topple Senator Cornyn.
  26. Rep. Markey Wins John Kerry’s Former Senate SeatNot the next Scott Brown.
  27. How Mark Sanford Won South Carolina BackThe former governor’s accessibility got him back into Congress after the Appalachian Trail.
  28. Bloomberg-Backed Chicago Democrat Is Headed to the HouseRobin Kelly is replacing Jesse Jackson Jr.
  29. Barbara Bush Is the New ‘Bronco Bamma’ BabyI’m tired now of the elections,” says Bush.
  30. gallery
    Ninety-Two Years of Women Voting, in PicturesFrom suffragettes to Sarah Palin. Not a binder in sight.
  31. Board of Elections Slowly Making Progress on Absurdly Tiny Ballot FontWe’ve gained a whole two points!
  32. politics
    Mitt Romney and the End of MenHe’s a Cardboard Man.
  33. NYC Spices Up Primary With Illegible BallotsVoting can now serve as your annual eye exam.
  34. performance reviews
    Despite Botched Primary, NYC Board of Elections Thinks It’s Doing a Great JobWidely reported Election Day problems were the media’s fault.
  35. New York Is Now a Battleground State — in Fight for the House, at LeastProbably as close as we’ll come to seeing how the swing voters live.
  36. Pro-Western Candidate Leading in Libyan ElectionFormer Pittsburgh political science professor Mahmoud Jibril is ahead. 
  37. Rangel Race May Be Headed for Do-overNew York’s very own Bush vs. Gore!
  38. With Votes Left Uncounted, Charlie Rangel’s Fight May Not Be OverWith votes still uncounted, his margin of victory is growing smaller.
  39. Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Declared Egypt’s New President Mohamed Morsi is the winner of the country’s hotly contested election.
  40. Good News: Greece and Europe Might Not Implode After All [UPDATED]Looks like pro-bailout forces will prevail.
  41. François Hollande Wins French Presidential ElectionHe defeat Nicolas Sarkozy in a runoff vote.
  42. S.I. District Attorney Donovan Wins Third TermHe defeated Democrat Michael Ryan again.
  43. Tunisia’s First Free Election Was Well AttendedAbout 70 percent of voters showed up.
  44. Mediavore
    Pundits Size Up Chris Christie’s Girth; Four Loko Labels Get RevisedPlus: Listeria-tainted lettuce reached Pennsylvania; and Guy Fieri sets his sights on Carnival Cruise ships and New York, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Rahm Spotting
    Rahm Emanuel’s Dessert PickRahm likes his pecan pie warm.
  46. Will Mubarak’s September Exit Appease Protesters? [Update]But he doesn’t want to leave too soon, either.
  47. Rahm Emanuel Makes It Onto the Ballot, for NowThe decision was immediately challenged.
  48. Rahm Emanuel One Step Closer to Ruling ChicagoHis residency battle is going his way.
  49. Now Let’s Speculate About a Primary Challenger for Obama in 2012Progressive Democrats are grumbling.
  50. Fox News Crushes Rival Cable Networks on Election NightThis should be no surprise by now.
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