Democrats Take Majority in House; Pelosi Poised to Become Speaker - washingtonpost.com:
"'The American people voted to restore integrity and honesty in Washington, D.C., and the Democrats intend to lead the most honest, most open and most ethical Congress in history,' Pelosi said. "Let's hope Nancy and the rest of the Democrats now running Congress believe what she is saying. If they can't make a change in the way Congress has done business under the Republican Party of Tom Delay, they wont have much hope of a long run.
Democrats Promise Broad New Agenda - washingtonpost.com:
"The American people have sent a resounding and unmistakable message of change and new direction for America," said Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.). "It's time for the endless campaign to stop and the hard work of governing to begin."Do me a favor Rahm, lose the Bush speak, we all know it is hard work...Stop telling us and just do it. If you want to guarantee a long run with a Democrat majority, do the job you are elected to do, protect the rights and lives of the American People. Forget about the corporate boards and the campaign donors with their deep pockets. Do something about the screwed up way with define our voting districts. Do Your Jobs...