- Jonathan Tasini: GOP control in Washington should not be a shock to Democrats
- The Democratic Party helped to make it happen, Tasini says
Jonathan Tasini has been a frequent commentator on CNN and supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries. He is the author of "The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America," president of the Economic Future Group and the host of the Working Life podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)After Tuesday's election, Republicans will continue to hold power in 67 of the 98 state chambers, and, for the first time in history, will control every statehouse in the South. Republicans also upped their control of governors' mansions to 33 by winning races in Missouri, Vermont and New Hampshire (the North Carolina race is still undecided).