- How to look at the election's prospects - As the protracted primary season finally comes to an end, a veteran political observer offers some ways for anyone to think about the trends shaping the upcoming congressional elections and what will happen when the dust settles. (By Ted Van Dyk, Crosscut - Seattle)
- Reading the tea leaves on O'Donnell vs. Coons in Delaware (By Thomas Fitzgerald, Philadelphia Inquirer) Democratic strategists hope to make the GOP seem radical and an unacceptable alternative for independent voters dissatisfied with the direction of the country.
- G.O.P. Leaders Say Delaware Upset Hurts Senate Hopes (By JEFF ZELENY, NY Times)
- Espada Defiant in Confusing Concession Speech (Bronx News Network)
- The Conservative Party at a Crossroads (By Bob Hennelly, WNYC)
- Conservative and Working Families Party Sue New York State Board of Elections over Vote-Counting (Ballot Access News)
- Both Parties Are Weakening, Though Incumbents Had a Good Night in New York (By HENRY STERN, Special to the NY Sun) Democratic senate leader John Sampson of Brooklyn will presumably succeed Pedro Espada as majority leader, if the Democrats retain their senate majority. Sampson has written a letter signing on to the Koch reforms, as has Dean Skelos, the Republican leader, and all his troops.
- Michael Bloomberg Heads to D.C. to Meet Congressional Leaders (By Olivia Scheck and Jill Colvin, DNAinfo) New York's billionaire mayor sped off to Washington Wednesday for meetings with several Congressional leaders. He planned to meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader John Boehner, and the moderate Republican Senator from Maine, Olympia Snowe, according to his office.
- Six lessons black politicians can learn from the Tea Party - Charles Barrons' Freedom Party has a place in the political system... and it can start in our hometowns. (By: Roland Laird, The Loop)