Wednesday, November 5, 2008

In U.S. Congress, Democrats reap substantial gains

Democrats picked up at least five Senate seats, ousting Republican incumbents in New Hampshire and North Carolina and capturing seats in Virginia, Colorado and New Mexico.

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New Congress turns more -- much more -- Democratic (AP) Similarity: 0.87

Republican woes Similarity: 0.37

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Democrats expand majorities in Congress Similarity: 0.79

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