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  • November 20, 2014

    A top UN official says marijuana legalization in the US violates international law

    A major challenge to marijuana legalization in four states and Washington, DC, may come from international agencies.

  • November 17, 2014

    Election results 2014: News and updates on major midterm races

    We'll update this page, so check back!

  • November 8, 2014

    No, women aren't overwhelmingly more likely to oppose marijuana legalization

    There's a gender gap, but it's probably not 15 points.

  • November 6, 2014

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski celebrated the GOP Senate takeover yelling "I am the chairmaaaan!"

    Senate Republicans were very excited about their takeover of the Senate on Tuesday night. But perhaps no senator was excited as one Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

  • November 6, 2014

    25 out of 28 incumbent governors on the ballot this week won reelection

    This is great news for the GOP's future.

  • November 6, 2014

    Will Congress block marijuana legalization in Washington, DC?

    Congress could act, but how likely is it?

  • November 6, 2014

    How banning felons from voting affected the midterms, in one chart

    3 key Senate races and 1 governor's race show the impact of banning people from voting based on their criminal records

  • November 6, 2014

    The best evidence yet that Republicans won't do anything on immigration in 2015

    Or, what we learned from watching Univision on election night

  • November 6, 2014

    17 interesting facts about the midterms, and 3 uninteresting ones

    Demographic firsts, historic waves — and some stuff that's same old, same old.

  • November 6, 2014

    Republicans now have historic majorities in state legislatures. That's a really big deal.

    The consequences don't end with this election cycle. They could reverberate for generations.

  • November 5, 2014

    Vox Sentences: Republicans, pot smokers, minimum wage workers, and other midterm winners

    The votes are in. Here's what happened yesterday.

  • November 5, 2014

    18,000: the number that shows voting in America is way too hard

    An unusually high volume of glitches and irregularities were reported on November 4.

  • November 5, 2014

    Watch Obama explain the election, subtweet John Boehner, and call out America’s non-voters

    Obama is saying that he doesn't think the electorate was rejecting his policies. He thinks they were rejecting his failure to pass his policies.

  • November 5, 2014

    For the first time ever, Congress has 100 female legislators

    After last night's election, the 114th Congress appears to be the first to have 100 female members.

  • November 5, 2014

    The midterm elections proved that Democrats aren’t alienating Jews on Israel

    It turns out the most salient point of the American Jewish approach to politics isn't pro-Israel sentiment or greater concerns about terrorism. It's that they're highly partisan Democrats.

  • November 5, 2014

    5 reasons why it will be really tough for Democrats to retake the Senate in 2016

    It's a more favorable map. But they face many obstacles.

  • November 5, 2014

    The Senate can now pass a Keystone pipeline bill. Will Obama veto?

    A lot may depend on the form that the Keystone bill takes.

  • November 5, 2014

    Personhood lost the midterms battle, but the pro-life movement is winning the war

    Sarah Kliff explains in two minutes.

  • November 5, 2014

    The 7 most important midterm election results you might have missed

    Last night was important for far more than the Senate.

  • November 5, 2014

    American politics is descending into a meaningless, demographically driven seesaw

    Get ready for another wave in two years. Then another one back in the other direction two years after that.

  • November 5, 2014

    The polls were skewed — against Republicans

    Polling averages gave no indication that the GOP wave would be so big.

  • November 5, 2014

    Marijuana legalization sweeps the 2014 midterm elections

    Several states radically reshaped their approach to marijuana.

  • November 5, 2014

    The 2014 midterm elections, explained in 4 minutes

    What the hell happened last night? Ezra Klein's 5 biggest takeaways.

  • November 5, 2014

    Meet Tom Cotton: Arkansas's next Senator and Rand Paul's worst nightmare

    Arkansas' new Senator-elect is the young face of Republican hawkery. He and Rand Paul are not going to get along.

  • November 5, 2014

    The midterms may have killed bold executive action on immigration

    It's hard to cry obstruction after taking a beating on this scale.

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