This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chip Reid) The reaction of President Obama to the outcome of the elections featured; details given about possible compromise on the tax cut and modifying health care reform. [At press conference, OBAMA - jokes about taking a "shellacking"; states we did not change HOW things got done; comments on the message from the voters; notes he responded to an economic emergency.] [Representative John BOEHNER - says the people rejected the Obama-Pelosi agenda.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The new House of Representatives examined; details given of the Colorado Senate victory for Michael Bennet over Ken Buck and undecided Senate races in Alaska and Washington state.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The shift in demeanor among Republicans, who will now control the House, examined; details given about seismic shifts in Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire and about Democratic losses in the House with three veterans forced out. [Representatives-elect Chip CRAVAACK, Mick MULVANEY- comment on the message.] [Senator Harry REID - talks about the message: they want us to work together.] [Senator-elect Mark KIRK - comments.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The Tea Party effect in the elections and what happened with those endorsed by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin reviewed.
(Las Vegas: Ben Tracy) The aims of the Tea Party activists examined. [Senator-elect Rand PAUL - says there is a Tea Party wave.] [Delaware Senate Republican candidate Christine O'DONNELL, Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMAHON, CBS News John DICKERSON, PALIN; Tea Party Express chair Amy KREMER, Tea Party Express chief strategist Sal RUSSO- comment on the Tea Party message.] The warning to insurgents from Senator Jim DeMint about the Republican establishment quoted. The question of Palin running in 2012 noted.