The most important thing that will happen when a split congress comes together in 2011 is the selection of leadership positions. It's easy to shift your attention from the Senate and Congressional races that just concluded to the Presidential election of 2012. Not so fast!
The most important vote that the new congress will begin with is the selection of leadership positions. With Mike Pence stepping down to apparently make a run for the Presidency the position of Majority Whip is wide open. Will the "Party" choose the usual suspects or will they embrace the conservative movement that has energized the country with bold new members? Read up on it and get involved. The fight is not over.
Here is a left leaning article on the topic. What do you think?