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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The seismic shift in political power with the Democrats' clean sweep of the House & Congress introduced.

(Arlington, Virginia: Jeanne Meserve) The outcome of the Virginia Senate race between incumbent George Allen & Democrat Jim Webb featured; scenes shown from Virginia; TV campaign ads shown. [WEBB - says it was a brutal campaign with the negative ads backfiring; calls for President Bush to denounce the divisive campaign tactics.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with Webb about his victory. [WEBB - says it was a nine-month campaign; outlines his top priority of a smooth transition after Allen & his three basic themes; notes voters want a solution to the war in Iraq & we need a diplomatic solution so we can get out troops out.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The clean sweep by the Democrats reviewed; details given about the Democrats who will head key committees. [Senator Harry REID - reacts to the win; calls for health care & energy independence.] [With Bush, Representative Nancy PELOSI - says we will debate our differences.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - comments on the war; warns the administration don't send us extremist judges.] [Republican Senator John SUNUNU - states the answer will be "no."]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The "raw data" on the voting in the 2006 elections outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Bash, Dana

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