California Republican lawmakers now find themselves in the midst of Democratic supermajorities in both the Assembly and Senate.
But as Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, Republicans may look to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown for support.
With supermajorities, Democratic lawmakers have historic new powers. They could raise taxes, while Republicans sit on the sidelines.
“Well I used to be on the sidelines, I was a cheerleader,” says Assembly Republican leader Connie Conway, joking.