Some people seem to be excited that a change in politics will benefit their portfolios. I say nonsense. Regardless of who is in power in DC you need a plan that tells you what to do every day with your portfolio. If you are excited that you will make more money with a new Speaker of the House or if you believe you would have made more money with the old Speaker of the House – I say both of you would be off.
In my opinion articles like this (PDF) are much more important to your chances of getting rich than placing your hopes on the back of politicians.