The president-elect’s influence is altering both policy directions and the partisan tone in Congress.
For many lawmakers of both parties, it may be one costly bailout too many.
Some long-time committee heads are replaced in order to advance Obama’s agenda.
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The Democrat prevailed with Roman Catholic and Jewish voters. He even picked up support among Evangelicals.
But they fall short of the 60 Senate seats needed to overcome filibusters and end gridlock.
Supporters of Proposition 8, which would outlaw the practice, nose ahead in polls.