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House Dems Find Rare Bright Spot in Delaware

In an otherwise dismal-looking election year for Democrats, the nation's second smallest state is proving to be a surprising consolation prize. Not only did tea...

Can the Tea Party Cross the Delaware?

THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS In any other election cycle, at any other moment in Delaware's political history, Mike Castle would be coasting to victory. A two-time...

Delaware Wiccan Speaks Out on Christine O'Donnell

"I am not a witch." Only in the ever-wackier 2010 election cycle would a campaign video start with such an assertion, but this particular ad was for Delaware's...

Halperin's Take: What O'Donnell's Win Means

You can draw a straight line between the weakness of the Republican Party after Barack Obama's smashing 2008 victory and Tuesday night's victory for Christine...

Joe Biden: Six Key Moments

Election 1972: Biden, just 29 at the time of the election, rode his youth and stump skills to a 3,162-vote Senate upset of GOP incumbent J. Caleb Boggs in...

Behind Obama's Bet on Biden

The day Joe Biden officially launched his 2008 presidential run in February of 2007, he virtually ended it with a classic Biden gaffe — this one involving the...

Can Obama Win Biden's Hometown?

When Barack Obama chose Joe Biden as his running mate, he surely had Scranton, Pennsylvania, on his mind. Biden, Delaware's senior Senator, was born in this...

The Decline and Fall of Rome

It may not be quite the creation story of the U.S. — no Washington crossing the icy Delaware, no gathering of great minds to write a Constitution in Philadelphia...