Speed Reads

midterm redux

The saddest photos of election night's losers

The Republicans swept last night's midterm elections — taking the Senate, expanding the House, and even pulling out key gubernatorial wins. For those supporters, last night was a good one.

But, in this moment of great Republican joy, let's not forget what it feels like to lose; to work tirelessly on a campaign only to have your hopes stampeded by a herd of hearty elephants. Here, a collection of the saddest supporters after last night's results. --Lauren Hansen