From (a Focus on the Family site): President Bush Responds to Election 2006

President Bush Responds to Election 2006

White House photo by Eric DraperPresident Bush today thanked Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate for their efforts in the “hard-fought contests” of Election 2006.

“Yesterday, the people went to the polls and they cast their vote for a new direction in the House of Representatives,” he said. “And while the ballots are still being counted in the Senate, it is clear the Democrat Party had a good night last night, and I congratulate them on their victories.”

Though disappointed with the loss of Republican seats, Bush called it the duty of both parties to put the elections behind and work together.

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