Shirley Chisholm, elected in 1968 as the first black woman in the U.S. Congress, once said: "I've always met more discrimination being a woman than being black."
Democrats have gained a decisive majority in the U.S. Senate, according to CNN projections, and are still aiming to acquire a filibuster-proof 60 seats.
Sen. Kay Hagan defeats first-term Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole in a heated contest in North Carolina.
CNN's Jim Acosta speaks with a former Republican political operative who served time for election day dirty politics.
Clinton's New Hampshire campaign director talks to TIME's Karen Tumulty about the effort to get out the vote -- and focus on women
It's not "The Phantom of the Opera,"' but when the Democrats open their national convention in Boston on Monday they will be putting on a production every bit as choreographed and rehearsed as a Broadway show.