Massive shifts of power and influence can be expected in Washington DC. Republicans gained over 60 seats in the House and several in the Senate. The final number of seats will be determined after all ballots are counted and than recounted. The race for Washington Senate between Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Dino Rossi is too close to call. Washington state also has voting through the mail so all ballots have not been received. Real Clear Politics has a solid election day recap of all races.
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