Democrats' success in this month's elections was bigger than expected, and was fueled in part by strong opposition to President Trump. In the past few weeks, there's been a lot of chatter about whether that means a big, blue wave is forming off the political coast that could potentially crash into the 2018 midterm elections.
We asked Republicans and Democrats what the off-year elections could mean for their parties next year. Here are five takeaways.
1. Good news for Democrats