By Val Castronovo, Tamala M. Edwards, Tam M. Gray, Daniel S. Levy and Alain L. Sanders
"I think any serious effort to remove President Clinton from office is...over."
"The reality is this: our majority keeps shrinking. If it shrinks any more, it will be gone."
"We hit an iceberg. The question is, Do we retain the captain of the Titanic?"
"We'Ve Got To Change Captains...Gingrich Has Got To Go." Arianna Huffington, Former Gingrich Worshipper, On Politically Incorrect On Thursday
"What will we do without Newt there?"
The N.Y. Times (Torricelli, Canady); N.Y. Post (Largent); Politically Incorrect; Washington Week in Review
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Gingrich jumps, D'Amato and Faircloth lose, in-law Boxer wins and Monica threat goes up in smoke
Chit-rich V.P. turns eyes toward 2000 as rival Gephardt is still stuck in the minority
George & Barbara Bush
Their sons the Governors! Now they are looking for a nice state for Neil to run
After four years and $40 million, his biggest casualty turns out to be the Speaker of the House
Education's in, morality's out: Christian conservative consultant flops
Big Bankers &Amp; Brokers
Chances for bank reform drop as Gramm replaces D'Amato on Senate Banking Committee
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1. What job besides wrestler did Jesse Ventura hold before his election?
2. Two of the opponents of Senator John McCain were
3. New Jersey Republican Michael Pappas lost after his opponent ran a video of him singing an ode to Ken Starr to the tune of a famous song. Name the song.
4. Newport, Maine, voters rejected a law that would have
Answers: 1-a; 2-a; 3-a; 4-c
9,537 Total votes needed to have been switched in six key districts in order for the Democrats to have regained control of the House in Tuesday's election
119,450,000 Eligible voters who did not cast their ballots, the highest number on record
401 Votes received by Byron ("Low Tax") Looper, who is charged with killing his opponent, Tommy Burks. Burks' wife won the race with write-in votes
37,351 Votes received by "Grandpa" Al Lewis, former star of The Munsters, in his failed bid for Governor of New York
629,289 Votes received by L.A. sheriff Sherman Block, who died a week before the election for sheriff. He lost
73% Decline in number of election stories run by major networks in 1998, compared with 1994 midterm election
59.5% Minnesota turnout, the nation's highest, where Jesse ("The Body") Ventura was elected Governor
17.6% Virginia turnout, the nation's lowest, where there were no statewide races
Sources: The National Committee for an Effective Congress, N.Y.Times, The Freedom Forum, Center for Media and Public Affairs, the Tennessean
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