U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, right, and his wife, Amy Sanders, stand together during his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in El Paso, Texas., after he was defeated by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
Photo: AP Photo/Eric Gay
Photo: AP Photo/Eric Gay

The left analyzes Tuesday’s wins and losses

From Politico: “Republicans suffered widespread losses in the suburbs — but Democrats lost a spate of key Senate and governors races.”

2. The New Metropolitan Majority

From The Atlantic: “If Democrats want to build a durable coalition, they will need to shift their approach, building ties between voters in cities and those in the suburbs that surround them.”

3. Forget the Blue Wave. Behold the Purple Puddle

From USA TODAY: “Democrats in the House and Republicans in the Senate means gridlock. That's a good thing, but it is only a temporary solution.”

The right analyzes how it ‘blew away’ Senate Dems