The bumpy ride ends tonight
Hang on just a few more hours. The 2006 political roller coaster finally ends today, and by tonight you can again pick up your phone or turn on your TV and not get spattered with mud.
What a volatile ride it has been. Buffeted by Iraq, congressional scandals and even a stupid John Kerry joke, the midterm electoral map has seemed to shift constantly.
Read the full column by Times Political Editor Adam C. Smith.