DFL leads in three key Minnesota House races
Results trickling in from three bellwether Minnesota House races show DFLers holding a lead over their Republican challengers.
In House District 42A, DFL Rep. Barb Yarusso has a five point lead over Republican Randy Jessup.
Nearby in House District 42B, DFL rep. Jason Isaacson has a five point lead over Republican Heidi Gunderson.
And in House District 10B, DFL Rep. Joe Radinovich has a thin one point lead over Republican Dale Lueck. Radinovich went against his constituents and voted last year to legalize same-sex marriage.
Republicans picked up at least seven seats in the U.S. Senate during last night's election. Another two seats have yet to be determined.
McConnell on what the voters said yesterday. "They obviously aren't happy with the administration." He adds that the dissatisfaction goes beyond the White House. "They want us to look for areas of agreement."
Q: Can you end gridlock?
McConnell: "The American people have changed the Senate." He says there are high profile Democrats that have already reached out to him and that they want to get some work done.
"There is only one Democrat who counts: The President." -- McConnell, on the need for cooperation from the White House. "Democrats in Congress will support whatever he wants to do."
"Let me be clear: There will be no government shutdowns and no default on the national debt." - McConnell