Election 2006

Top Stories

Democrats Take Control of House

» Nov. 8, 2006 | Democrats recaptured the House last night, defeating Republican incumbents in every region of the country, and were close to gaining control of the Senate in midterm elections dominated by war, scandal and President Bush's leadership.

With Webb Win, Dems Take Senate

» Nov. 10, 2006 | Democrat James Webb yesterday succeeded in his improbable bid to unseat Virginia Senator George Allen, giving the Democrats a 51-seat majority and control of both houses of Congress.

New Faces

New Faces

Profiles of the 10 new senators and 53 new representatives who were elected on Nov. 7.

The 50 States

The 50 States

A state-by-state analysis of midterm election results.

» Mapping the U.S. House Results

Control of Congress

Election 2006 Special Features

Midterm Madness

Midterm Madness

Players predicted the outcome of the 2006 congressional elections.

Top Issues

Video Reports: Top Issues

An in-depth look at the top issues of 2006.

Ohio River Ramble

Ohio River Ramble

Nine congressional districts in nine days.

More Coverage of the 2006 Elections


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