- Since the Virginia Tech shootings in April, gun control has gone from being a dirty word on Capitol Hill (and an election loser for Democrats) to a term that may again be worthy of attention.
- It seems uncertain why he lost the election.
- The outcome of the election was in doubt then.
- Our team was the loser by five points.
- No one know better how to rig an election.
- The loser's scorn for the award is pure sour grape.