Article Photos: Powerful supermajorities elected to statehouses 2/2

  FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, Democratic California Gov, Jerry Brown Jr., left, and Democratic Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg hold a news conference in Los Angeles after Brown signed sweeping, tax saving, pension changes into law. In California, Democrats are looking forward to having things their way after gaining their first supermajorities since 1883 in both the Assembly and Senate in the recent elections. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)