House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., perhaps soon to be Majority Leader, waves after addressing the crowd at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee victory celebration in Washington Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives on Election Day.
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Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., greets supporters at election night headquarters after defeating Republican challenger Thomas Kean Jr., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Menendez, appointed to fill out the seat vacated by Jon Corzine when Corzine was elected governor of New Jersey, defeated the son of a popular former governor in an attack-laced campaign.
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Senator Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., celebrates with supporters and family after defeating Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Alan Schlesinger Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 in Hartford, Conn. In a highly divisive campaign, Lamont ran against Lieberman, a three-term Democratic incumbent who lost the party primary in August forcing him to run as an independent.
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Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., looks on during an election-night rally in Detroit, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Stabenow easily defeated Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard in her bid for a second term.
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Former President Bill Clinton applauds his wife, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on her re-election as she speaks to supporters at a Democratic victory party in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
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Deval Patrick, left, celebrates his victory, with running mate Tim Murray, right, after being elected governor of Massachusetts Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Boston. Patrick entered the history books as only the second black governor in the nation since Reconstruction.
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Senator Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and wife Karen, right, with daughter Sarah, 8, appear before supporters in Pittsburgh to concede to Democrat Bob Casey, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
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Incumbent Republican Sen. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, concedes to Democrat Sherrod Brown at the Republican election night party, in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
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Florida Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katherine Harris concedes to incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson during an election night rally Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Sarasota, Fla. Her husband, Anders Ebbeson, listens at right.
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Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., who was facing Democratic challenger Joe Sestak, holds his granddaughter, Reagan Weldon, as he addresses supporters after conceding defeat at a post-election gathering in Springfield, Pa., on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
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