AP PhotoThe people have spoken, and the people are, apparently, really into Republicans. After two years enjoying (or, perhaps more accurately, squandering) one of the largest congressional majorities in history, the Democratic party took a huge hit last night, losing 60 seats and control of the House of Representatives and ceding at least six seats in the Senate.
Voters sent a message to Washington in yesterday's election, and if the Republican agenda is to be believed, the message is thus: They're tired of living in an economic crisis, they don't believe in big government spending, and they're not especially thrilled with the Obama healthcare plan. Thank you very much.
"Voters sent a message that change has not happened fast enough," explained Democratic National Committee chairman Tim Kaine, referring to the president's famous "Change We Can Believe In" 2008 campaign slogan.
The night's big winners included conservatives Rand Paul, from Kentucky, Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey, MarcoRead More »from Election 2010: Are you happy with the results?