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Republicans seize control of Senate, increase House majority




Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arrives at his midterm election night rally with his wife, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, in Louisville. McConnell, who won reelection, might become the next Senate Majority Leader.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arrives at his midterm election night rally with his wife, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, in Louisville. McConnell, who won reelection, might become the next Senate Majority Leader.
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Farewell Democrats, hello GOP!

Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years and increased their majority in the House of Representatives.

Not great news for President Obama as he heads into his final two years in office.

For more on how the political landscape looks Wednesday on the national front, Take Two is joined on the line by Michael Oreskes, Senior Managing Editor for the Associated Press.