Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) congratulated Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on his reelection and Senate take-over, stating, “The message from voters is clear: They want us to work together. I look forward to working with Sen. McConnell to get things done for the middle class.”
The next Congress will feature at least 243 Republicans in the House, a pickup of at least 12 seats, with more likely to be added as tight races are called. Utah also sent the first Republican African-American woman, former Sarasota Springs Mayor Mia Love, to Congress.
Republicans picked up governorships in the bluest of blue states — Massachusetts, Maryland, and Illinois. They also won the Arkansas governorship but lost control of the Pennsylvania governorship.
Republicans easily won the bitter gubernatorial race in Texas between Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis — who championed abortion in a nationally prominent filibuster last year — and the state attorney general, Republican Greg Abbott.
FK – Yep, let’s work together. 30 million people walking on the district of commie criminals with enough rope, lumber, hammers and nails to build the temporary scaffold for use until the permanent granite gallows can be finished.
FK – And some icing on the cake: