McCain gains political capital in elections

Bush disappointed at Republicans’ losses

Pelosi expected to be 1st woman speaker

President Bush’s Opening Gambit for Surviving Divided Government

Lieberman defeats Lamont to hold Senate seat

In Virginia, incumbent Republican Sen. George Allen was trailing Democratic challenger Jim Webb

In Montana, Republican incumbent Sen. Conrad Burns was waiting to hear whether he survived a tougher than expected battle with Democratic challenger Jon Tester

All eyes on Montana, Virginia

Steele had said it was too early to concede defeat