Saturday, November 11, 2006
Compromise Is Key
Compromise Key to Progress in Democratic Senate
by Brian Naylor
Morning Edition, November 10, 2006 · When the 110th Congress convenes in January, both chambers will be in the control of Democrats, the first time since 1994 that's happened. But they will have just [be] a one-seat majority in the Senate (Cheney's vote makes it 51-50). Democratic leaders say they know they'll have to reach out to Republicans to get anything done.
This article includes "A Capitol Hill Power Swap", graphics which show what the new houses of Congress will look like when the newly-elected representatives and senators take office in 2007.