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This photo, date and location not known, provided by the Garcia For Congress campaign shows Mike Garcia. The former naval fighter pilot and Santa Clarita businessman is challenging Democrat Christy Smith in 2020, arguing that the Democratic agenda is out of step with the district anchored in northern Los Angeles County. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (Garcia For Congress via AP, File)

US Rep. Mike Garcia claims win in swing district north of LA

Nov. 20, 2020 10:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia claimed victory Friday in his back-and-forth contest with Democrat Christy Smith in the 25th District north of Los Angeles, a Southern California battleground that Democrats had captured just two years ago. In a statement, Garcia said “victory is...

Court hears arguments on dead North Dakota candidate's seat

Nov. 20, 2020 3:57 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Constitution gives Gov. Doug Burgum the right to appoint someone to a state House seat won by a Republican candidate who died before the election, his lawyer argued Friday as the state Supreme Court waded into what attorneys called an unprecedented case. There...

This photo, date and location not known, provided by the Garcia For Congress campaign shows Mike Garcia. The former naval fighter pilot and Santa Clarita businessman is challenging Democrat Christy Smith in 2020, arguing that the Democratic agenda is out of step with the district anchored in northern Los Angeles County. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (Garcia For Congress via AP, File)

Republican widens edge in tight U.S. House fight north of LA

Nov. 17, 2020 7:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia extended his narrow lead Tuesday over Democrat Christy Smith in the 25th Congressional District north of Los Angeles, where ballot-counting continued in the back-and-forth contest. By the end of last week, Garcia had opened up a lead of just over 100...

Republican Burgess Owens wins election to U.S. House in Utah's 4th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Ben McAdams

Nov. 16, 2020 6:04 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Burgess Owens wins election to U.S. House in Utah's 4th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Ben McAdams.
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Young Kim, then a Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, speaks to supporters in the Rowland Heights section of Los Angeles. This year, Kim narrowly defeated Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros in a Southern California district the GOP lost two years ago. Kim, a former state legislator, won her rematch with Cisneros and gave Republicans their second House victory over a Democratic incumbent in Orange County this election. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

GOP captures second Democratic US House seat in California

Nov. 13, 2020 10:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Young Kim defeated U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros on Friday in a Southern California district, the second GOP candidate to snatch a Democratic-held seat in the state this year. The contest in the 39th Congressional District anchored in Orange County was a rematch from 2018, when...

Republican Young Kim defeats Democratic U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros in Southern California district lost by GOP in 2018

Nov. 13, 2020 8:38 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Young Kim defeats Democratic U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros in Southern California district lost by GOP in 2018.

Republican Young Kim wins election to U.S. House in California's 39th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Gil Cisneros

Nov. 13, 2020 8:37 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Young Kim wins election to U.S. House in California's 39th Congressional District, beating incumbent Rep. Gil Cisneros.
Republican state Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks speaks to reporters during an election night watch party, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Riverside, Iowa. Miller-Meeks is running for the seat in the state's 2nd Congressional District. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP)

Democrat to seek full recount in tight US House race in Iowa

Nov. 12, 2020 4:55 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat trailing by 47 votes in the nation’s tightest congressional race announced Thursday that her campaign would request a full recount in the southeastern Iowa district. Rita Hart’s campaign noted that her contest against Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks has...

House Dems' floor leader Dermody concedes to GOP's DelRosso

Nov. 11, 2020 12:05 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The top-ranking Democratic leader in the Pennsylvania state House has conceded his reelection race to the Republican candidate, Carrie DelRosso, in a suburban Pittsburgh district. State Rep. Frank Dermody, of Allegheny County, announced he conceded through a statement issued late...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters about the impact of the election on the political landscape in Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. She is joined at left by House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Dems clinch House control, but majority likely to shrink

Nov. 11, 2020 7:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats clinched two more years of controlling the House but with a potentially razor-thin majority, a bittersweet finale to last week's elections that has left them divided and with scant margin for error for advancing their agenda. The party on Tuesday nailed down at least 218 seats,...