MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Bachmann angles for leadership job - Jed Lewison, Daily Kos
GOP makes big gains in state legislatures - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Blue Dogs decimated - Paul Rosenberg, Open Left
The trouble with California - Paul, Powerline
Bennet hangs on? - Steve Benen, Political Animal
States were blue, results leave us bluer - Jim Geraghty, Campaign Spot
The Left Coast shrugs - CA Pol Junkie, The Left Coaster
Colorado Senate update - Michelle Malkin
Arizona results - E.D. Kain, Balloon Juice
Pence won't stay in leadership - Mike Warren, Weekly Standard
The changing electorate - Matthew Yglesias
Exits - Jennifer Rubin, contentions
What did the 2010 elections mean? - Chris Cillizza, The Fix
Still waiting in Colorado - Kirk Johnson, The Caucus
Why the GOP triumphed in two worlds - M. Silverstein, TMV

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Pence steps down as No. 3 in House GOP - The Hill
Gains by Tea Party fail to topple Reid - New York Times
Mixed bag for Palin-backed candidates - Washington Post