State Election Results

State Election Results

Journalists join Diane to discuss the results of the 2012 House, Senate and governor elections.

Last night Republicans held on to their majority in the House. Democrats retained a slim lead in the Senate by winning a series of high profile races. In Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren unseated Scott Brown. In Indiana, Democrat Joe Donnelly took the seat once held by Richard Lugar and considered a Republican stronghold. At the statehouse level, North Carolina Republican Pat McCrory will be the first GOP governor since 1988. Maine and Maryland became the first states in the country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. Washington state and colorado voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss highlights of state elections and what they portend for the nation.

Guests

Nathan Gonzales

deputy editor of The Rothenberg Political Report.

Greg Giroux

political reporter for Bloomberg News.

Susan Davis

chief congressional reporter for USA Today.

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