Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

About Chris  |    @TheFix  @TheHyperFix  @FixAaron  @FixFelicia  |   Facebook  |  Fast Fix  |  RSS Feeds RSS

The Fix: December 26, 2010 - January 1, 2011

Joe Miller bows out in Alaska

Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller announced Friday that he will not push forward with a legal challenge to Sen. Lisa Murkowski's reelection win, bringing an end to the last unresolved Senate race in the country.

By Aaron Blake  | December 31, 2010; 6:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Murkowski's win becomes official

The state of Alaska has certified Sen. Lisa Murkowski as the winner of the state's Senate race, allowing Murkowski to be sworn in with the rest of the Senate next week, according to the Associated Press.

By Aaron Blake  | December 30, 2010; 3:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Which Massachusetts Democrat will leave the House?

Massachusetts is losing a congressional district in 2012, but the race against Sen. Scott Brown (R), the possibility of a retirement or two and that fact that Democrats will draw the map means two members of the state's House delegation probably won't have to face each other.

By Aaron Blake  | December 30, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Mapping the Future, Redistricting  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Fix's 11 big questions for 2011

The calendar is about to turn on a very active 2010 election cycle, but another one waits just around the corner, with the 2012 cycle expected to begin shortly after the calendar reads "January." To help you keep track of what's ahead, we came up with 11 key questions that are likely to be answered in 2011 and let you know what they mean for 2012 and beyond.

By Aaron Blake  | December 29, 2010; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012, Health Care, House, Politics and the Court, Redistricting, Republican Party, Supreme Court  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Scott Brown to kick off book tour during President's Day recess

Massachusetts Republican Sen. Scott Brown's upset win in January's special election for the seat of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D) instantly propelled him onto the national stage, so it's only fitting that as he gears up for a tough re-election bid in 2012, he's doing it by opting for the route most national figures travel: by launching a book tour.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 29, 2010; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Murkowski takes first step toward certification as Alaska Senate race winner

The director of Alaska's Division of Elections has certified Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) as the winner of the state's Senate race, paving the way for Alaska's governor and lieutenant governor to sign the paperwork this Thursday and bringing Murkowski's battle against attorney Joe Miller (R) close to an end.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 28, 2010; 6:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Timing of West Virginia gubernatorial election in doubt

Six months after the death of Robert Byrd set off a battle over whether to hold a special election to succeed the late Democratic senator, West Virginia officials are again at odds over the scheduling of another special election -- this time in the race for governor.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 28, 2010; 2:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Governors  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Michael Steele to attend RNC chairman debate in January

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has confirmed that he will attend an early January debate at the National Press Club, putting the embattled chairman on track for his first public face-off with his rivals as he pursues a second term at the helm of the committee.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 28, 2010; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Republican Party  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Fix Clip-n-Save: 2011 Economic Indicators

Perhaps no single factor looks to play a bigger role in the campaigns of 2012 (and 2011) than the state of the economy.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 28, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fix Notes  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Joe Miller won't block certification of Lisa Murkowski Senate win

Attorney Joe Miller (R) will not oppose Alaska officials' certification of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) as the winner of the state's Senate race, a move that draws to a close Miller's nearly two-month battle and all but assures Murkowski will be sworn in for a second full term next month.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 27, 2010; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Onetime Michael Steele ally backs challenger for RNC chairman

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has lost the support of yet another key supporter, the latest sign that the beleaguered chairman faces an uphill climb in his bid for a second term.

By Felicia Sonmez  | December 27, 2010; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Republican Party  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company