House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., celebrates with House and Senate leaders as the Democratic Party takes control of the House of Representatives at an election-night rally at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Pelosi is regarded as first in line to become the next speaker of the house.
U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., acknowledges the cheers of supporters at his victory rally after being reelected to the House of Representatives as his mother Joan Kennedy, left, looks on in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
New York Democratic Attorney General candidate Andrew Cuomo, left, gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer, center, and U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton celebrate their victories in the midterm elections at a Democratic victory party in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., celebrates his generl election victory, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Hartford, Conn. Lieberman was re-elected as an independent after losing the Democratic primary to Ned Lamont.
Former President Bill Clinton watches, right, as Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., greets supporters after speaking to revelers at the Democratic party's election night celebration at the Sheraton Hotel in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
Democratic candidate Deval Patrick celebrates his victory after being elected governor of Massachusetts, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Boston. Patrick triumphed over Republican Kerry Healey.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger celebrates with his wife, Maria Shriver, after being re-elected in the midterm elections Nov. 7, 2006, at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel. The Hollywood actor won a spectacular election sequel, giving Republicans something to cheer about on a night of Democratic dominance in key congressional battles.
Republican Bob Corker, candidate for Senate, watches early election returns with his family in their hotel room in Chattanooga, Tenn., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Corker beat out Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Tenn., in the election. With Corker are his wife, Elizabeth, second from right, and their daughters, Emily, 17, left, and Julia, 19, right.
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle celebrates his election victory in Middleton, Wis., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, over Republican candidate Mark Green.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. hugs Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee victory celebration in Washington Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006.
Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley, Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, right, declares victory with his running mate, candidate for lieutenant governor Anthony Brown, left, early Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006 in Baltimore. O'Malley defeated Republican incumbent Gov. Robert Ehrlich.
Mike Beebe, Arkansas Democratic candidate for governor, greets supporters in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Beebe won the election.
Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Ohio, receives a hug from her husband Peter Schmidt after she is re-elected to her 2nd Congressional District seat over challenger Victoria Wulsin, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Batavia, Ohio.
Florida Governor-elect Charlie Crist points at supporters after claiming the gubernatorial race Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Looking on is his father Dr. Charles Crist, left, and Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., right.
Florida Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Rep. Katherine Harris, left, concedes the Senate race to incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., as her husband, Anders Ebbeson, right, looks on, during an election night gathering, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Sarasota, Fla.
Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, Lynn Swann, concedes to incumbent Democrat Ed Rendell in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006.
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Ned Lamont hugs his wife Annie after conceding to Sen. Joe Lieberman in Meriden, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
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. Santorum, a two term senator, lost the election by a fairly large margin.
New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Tom Kean Jr. and his wife Rhonda wave to supporters after conceding the U.S. Senate race to Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Bridgewater, N.J. Kean faced Menendez in a tightly contested race for the U.S. Senate seat.
Democrat Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran, concedes to Republican Peter Roskam for the seat in Illinois' 6th Congressional District, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.