Gains & Losses of 2010: The Good, the Bad, the Memorable

US Capitol

Republicans Take Control of the House: In what many deemed a political smackdown of sorts, the Republicans seized control of the House of Representatives in the Nov. 2 mid-term elections. The victory was reportedly the biggest House gain for the party since 1938. President Obama said the new dynamic of a divided government doesn’t deter from the mission "to find common ground, move the country forward and get things done for the American people." The first compromise, the extension of the Bush Tax cuts and unemployment benefits.

Republicans Take Control of the House: In what many deemed a political smackdown of sorts,…

  • Jeffrey Booth

    I have a question about photo you used on your website. It’s picture of the U.S. Capitol (resolution: 1000 x 667) and was used in the article “US Capitol” by Elayne Fluker originally published on 12/28/10. Is that a photo part of the public domain or not? It’s a great photo and I was just wondering. Any help would be greatly appreciated.