U.S. Republicans Win Big in Midterm Elections Republicans Win Big in Midterm Elections Only Available in Archive Formats. Real Media Facebook Twitter Google+ Email November 6, 200212:00 AM ET Ina Jaffe Twitter Mara Liasson Twitter Republicans recapture control of the Senate and add to their advantage in the House. Democrats increase their hold on statehouses, adding at least five governorships. Hear NPR's Mara Liasson, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and NPR's Ina Jaffe. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.