Day-After Analysis Of State Election Results
Yesterday’s off-year election results offer a mixed picture of the national mood. In a close race for governor of Virginia, voters elected Democrat Terry McAuliffe. In the final days of the race, his Republican opponent had aligned his campaign with broad concerns about the Affordable Care Act. In New Jersey, Republican incumbent Chris Christie handily defeated his Democratic challenger despite a strong voter preference for President Barack Obama in the 2012. New York City voters chose a liberal, Bill de Blasio, for their next mayor, a candidate who campaigned on promises to raise taxes on the rich. Diane and her guests discuss election results from around the country and their possible national implications.
congressional reporter, The Washington Post.
chief Washington correspondent, CNBC; reporter, The New York Times.
national political editor, AP.
professor and director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University; author of "Obama in Office: The First Two Years."