Republicans Win House Control; Dems Keep Senate

Latest projections show Republicans have won enough seats to take control of the House, while the Democrats will keep enough seats to hold onto the Senate.

Republicans needed to win 39 seats that were held by Democrats in order to win the majority in the House.

With polls results still being counted in the West Coast, the latest projections gave the GOP 43 House seats held by Democrats. Republicans were also leading in another two dozen districts.

“I’ll never let you down,” House Republican leader John Boehner, the likely next speaker, told Tea Party supporters in his home state of Ohio.

Republicans picked up five Democratic-held seats in Pennsylvania, and three each in Ohio, Florida, and Virginia. Democrats took one seat from the GOP in Delaware and another in Louisiana.


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