Al Franken and Norm Coleman were in a virtual tie in their Senate race in Minnesota, and there is a high possibility that the race will go into a recount. From the StarTribune: "Coleman was leading…
I just got back from a No on 8 election night party at the Henry Fonda Music Box Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, where the mood was guarded but not glum. Although the race is too close to call, Yes…
MSNBC was known as "The Place for Politics" during the campaign, but late this evening started billing itself for the transition: "The Power of Change."
This is an historic moment, reminding everyone about the power, the importance -- and the anxiety -- of voting.
Posted by Sam Thielman: The Huffington Post’s 23/6 party was a partisan hub in fashionable SoHo. Deafening whoops rang out as Obama inched closer and then claimed the presidency. Cramped partygoers…
From the White House: Tonight at 11:12 pm, president Bush called Sen. Obama. Here are some quotes from the call for your use and reporting: "Mr. President-elect, congratulations to you. What an…
Posted by Variety.com editor Dana Harris: Now, we begin to wrangle the stampede of not-quite-official election data. This is early information and as such is highly volatile; please handle with care…
From David Cohen: At 7:00, the call center at the Culver Studios shifted to calling Alaska on behalf of Senate candidate Mark Begich.
From Cynthia Littleton: The mood in the Los Angeles ballroom at the Century Plaza Hotel, where Obama’s California campaign has its election night celebration, is jubiliant. The room familiar to…
From TV Critic Brian Lowry: Nobody wanted to call the race prematurely, but the language had taken on a decidedly dire turn for McCain close to two hours before the polls closed on the West Coast. "I…