Having Gained Control Of The Senate, What's Next For GOP?Play
The results are in and it's a Republican wave. The GOP captured control of the Senate and solidified their hold on the House. The GOP also picked up governorships, as voters expressed displeasure with President Obama and Democrats. So what does this mean going forward for Congress and politics?
NPR's Charlie Mahtesian joins Here & Now hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson to explore this question and the new political landscape in Washington.
We're also joined by David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush. He discusses the Republican resurgence, what we're likely to see from a GOP-led Senate and how the party is reshaping itself for 2016.
- Charlie Mahtesian, politics editor for NPR digital news. He tweets @charlieNPR.
- David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush. He tweets @davidfrum.
This segment aired on November 5, 2014.