Covering The Landslide

On Nov. 8, a political upheaval of a magnitude that is experienced only once in a generation hit Washington. The ground opened under the feet of the ruling Democrats, and Republicans seized power in Congress for the first time since 1952. Even before the final votes were tallied, BUSINESS WEEK's Washington bureau had swung into action, poring over the early returns and producing "The conservative agenda"--last week's cover story, providing a comprehensive analysis of what the GOP's victory meant for business and the economy.

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