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# US Midterm Elections

Last year
Larry Donnelly: Will the midterms be a tough day or a bloodbath for the Democrats?
Our columnist says the leaked Roe V Wade draft and Republican candidates endorsed by Donald Trump may prove costly for the Biden administration.
All time
Larry Donnelly: Can Joe Biden – or anyone else – stop Bernie Sanders?
It’s looking like Sanders versus Bloomberg for the Democratic National Convention in July, writes Larry Donnelly.
# land of the free
Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms
The elections come at a polarised time for US politics.
# US Midterm Elections
Obama slams Trump for 'making stuff up'
Obama’s speeches in the Midwest were among Obama’s sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump’s presidency.
# Your Say
Poll: Is Dick Roche right to ask for a recount?
The Fianna Fail TD isn’t giving up the Wicklow constituency without a fight – but do you think he should have?
# United States
Obama: Midterm results show I must do better
The president tells America he is “humbled” by the Democrats’ battering as Republicans sweep the House.
# US Midterm Elections
Victory for Republicans as Obama takes major election hit
The Republican Party gains 60 seats to win control of the US House of Representative – but the Tea Party costs it the Senate.
# US Midterm Elections
Republican candidate pulls ad featuring voice of "Morgan Freeman"
BJ Lawson insisted that WAS the voice of the Hollywood actor… and then had to come clean.
# Palin 2012?
Is Sarah Palin shaping up for a 2012 bid?
She’s raised $1m in the last three months – why else would she need the money?