Voters give Republicans more power
Republicans won control of the U.S. House of Representatives and gained seats in the U.S. Senate on Election Day, Nov. 2. Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) will replace Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Speaker of the House. The House Financial Services Committee is expected to be chaired in the next Congress by Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), as Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) now finds himself in the minority party. Although Democrats retained control of the Senate, Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.), the current chair of the . . .
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