RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
This battle was decided by a tough economy. And if there was any doubt, voters made it clear on Tuesday. Illinois voter Thalan Doherty(ph) has one question.
Ms. THALAN DOHERTY: So what are they going to do to ensure that we stay employed? That's what's most important to me.
MONTAGNE: Wisconsin voter Deedee Wytell(ph), who also lives in Wisconsin, hopes the new Republican lawmakers will be more responsible with taxpayer dollars.
Ms. DEEDEE WYTELL: I am shocked that America has lost the belief that we need to balance our checkbook, like the American taxpayers do.
MONTAGNE: Some comments from voters in Wisconsin. And you're listening to all the results this morning on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News.
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