Momentum and enthusiasm clearly favor Republicans going into next year's elections, as GOP wins Tuesday in Virginia legislative races showed. However, decisive defeats Tuesday of an anti-abortion "personhood" amendment in Mississippi and an anti-union law in Ohio are also warnings to Republicans not to overreach. Though Americans are frustrated with President Obama and his handling of the economy, a majority of them don't support an extreme social or fiscal agenda. They want a course correction, not a radical realignment.
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