Congress' To-Do List Includes Unemployment Help
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House Minority Leader John Boehner answers questions from reporters at the Capitol with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (left) and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour on Wednesday. Following Tuesday's midterms, Republicans stand ready to take control of the House of Representatives, with Boehner likely becoming the next speaker. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Boehner: From Leadership To 'Backwater' And Back
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A Look At The Next Crop Of Potential House Leaders
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Video Assumes GOP Will Wrest Control Of House
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Stimulus, Earmark Critics Try Back Door For Funds
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Rep. Carol Shea-Porter rode a Democratic wave that propelled her to office four years ago. Now, says analyst Andrew Smith, "the Republican wave of anger against the Obama administration and general dissatisfaction with the state of the economy may be the wave that takes her out." Cheryl Senter/Pool, AP hide caption

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In N.H., Enthusiasm Lags Among Female Voters
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Congress Leaves Long List Of Things Left Undone
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The DREAM Act has been talked about for more than a decade. At this 2004 rally in Washington, D.C., supporters held a mock graduation ceremony. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A Piece Of Immigration Debate Returns To Senate
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Much To Do, Congress Faces Nov. Elections Deadline
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Senate Confirms Elena Kagan To Supreme Court
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House Ethics Charges Put Democrats In Tight Spot
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Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul Bill
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Democrats Make Final Push On Financial Overhaul
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A Fish Story Where The Cash Prize Got Away
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Hayward 'Deeply Sorry', Rep. Barton Also Apologizes
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