Deputy Attorney General nominee Timothy Flanagan's name is withdrawn after his connections to Jack Abramoff are revealed.
Hurricane-relief contracts awarded with little or no competitive bidding will be done over.
Bush finally gives up on Social Security reform and additional tax cuts. For the time being.
Tom DeLay fielded a second indictment, and Karl Rove is about to catch his first.
There's about a year for the Republicans to regain their footing, along with some semblance of credibility with the electorate, of course. Several people who know more about this sort of thing than me sense a shift in the political landscape of historic proportions.
I come down on the side of history (and my confidence in that outcome will naturally depend on the minority party's candidates doing their part in the next twelve months to present a viable alternative).