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The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, as the House and Senate return to work. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Hardening partisan map steepens Democrats' climb in Senate

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinned six years in the minority, Democrats have an uphill but real shot at wresting Senate control in January, with more opportunities in 2022. Yet as states increasingly sort themselves along hardening partisan lines, it's complicating Democrats' drive to win the majority and keep it. ...

Republican candidate for Iowa's First Congressional District Ashley Hinson speaks to supporters at Jimmy Z's in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP)

House Latest: GOP’s Hinson ousts US Rep. Finkenauer in Iowa

Nov. 4, 2020 10:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Republican state Rep. Ashley Hinson has defeated Democratic incumbent Abby Finkenauer to win a northeastern Iowa congressional seat. Hinson is a former television news anchor. She won the U.S. House seat after a race in...

U.S. House candidate Stephanie Bice talks to the media at the Edmond Conference Center in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, an Oklahoma City lawyer, faced Republican state Sen. Bice for the Oklahoma City-area House seat. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

House Latest: Okla. congresswoman Horn loses to GOP’s Bice

Nov. 4, 2020 3:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local): 3:15 a.m. An Oklahoma Republican has defeated Democratic congresswoman Kendra Horn and taken back the only Democratic-held seat in the state’s congressional delegation. Republican state Sen. Stephanie Bice earned a reputation...