Democrats have won control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time since 1994. Meanwhile, control of the Senate is hanging in the balance.
In the House, at least, the victory margin means Democrats can now lead House committees that will set the legislative agenda for the next two years.
WBUR's Martha Bebinger examines how that could affect Massachusetts and its all-Democratic congressional delegation.
This program aired on November 8, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.