Election returns

At press time, Democrats had gained seven U.S. Senate seats, and two others were in recount, inching toward their goal of a filibuster-proof, 60-seat majority. At risk were incumbents Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee; and Norm Coleman (R-MN). Meanwhile, Democrats had picked up 22 seats in the House of Representatives, and six House races were still undecided.

At press time, Democrats had gained seven U.S. Senate seats, and two others were in recount, inching toward their goal of a filibuster-proof, 60-seat majority. At risk were incumbents Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee; and Norm Coleman (R-MN).

Meanwhile, Democrats had picked up 22 seats in the House of Representatives, and six House races were still undecided.