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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing Republican control of the Senate and the House of Representatives reported.
(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) The Senate races in New York and Missouri reviewed; details given of First Lady Hillary Clinton's victory in New York and late Governor Mel Carnahan's victory over Senator John Ashcroft in the Missouri Senate race in which widow Jean Carnahan will be appointed to serve in her husband's place and of the losses of incumbents William Roth, Spencer Abraham and Rod Grams. [CLINTON - says she thinks she will get a positive reception.] [Senate Majority leader Trent LOTT - advises Hillary to take time to adjust.] [ASHCROFT - says the people of Missouri have compassion.] [Senator John BREAUX - says the guy taking roll call will be the most important person.] [Minority leader Senator Tom DASCHLE - says the Senate will only get things done through bipartisanship.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Myers, Lisa
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