I don't see any numbers that the GOP had any more votes this time than in 2010 but you may have.
Dem constituencies simply didn't vote.
However, I'm past this election cycle am now praying for the success of Sen. McConnell as I know you are.
On the most very sad note, our young man who died had wonderful older sisters who I taught.
Another one will live but is paralyzed.
A third is in deep trouble with fluid on the brain and is in an induced coma.
Last night in IL, we had very cold November rain--black ice sort of--rain on dry, gas-slicked roads that caused the accident.
There's no comprehending a reason for this sort of thing happening time after time in my life with our kids for the last 38 years.
We must now just move slowly forward one day at a time, rebuilding their confidence and preparing the kids for life after high school .