BLUE WAVES. Red waves. A pink wave. And the parties left in black and blue.
These shades reflect the tone of many political cartoons since polling day, as satirists propose to take control of the House to Democrats, as GOPs retain control of the Senate and as a record number of women head now to the hill.
Here's how some of the nation's cartoonists describe the coming and going of the blue and red waves – and the pink wave coming together:
Nate Beeler (Columbus Dispatch):
R.J. Matson (CQ Appeal):
John Cole (Scranton Times-Tribune):
Rick McKee (Augusta Chronicle):