GOP takes both chambers of Arkansas Legislature - Article Photos 1/4

Sen. Robert Thompson, D-Paragould, left, Senate Democratic leader, speaks with Sen. Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, in the Senate chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The Senate elected Lamoureux as its next president after Republicans won control of the chamber for the first time since Reconstruction. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)