Friday, November 07, 2008

From coast to coast, Democrats rule the day

By Nathan L. Gonzales and Stuart Rothenberg

(CNN) -- Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's historic and convincing victory in the race for the White House wasn't the only good news for Democrats on Tuesday.

In 2006, Democrats swept into the majority in both the House and Senate, riding on a wave of change. Two years later, Democrats continued the trend, electing Obama as the first African-American president and growing their majorities by significant margins in both chambers of Congress. Read the rest of the story on