House elections

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to talk to reporters about Election Day results in races for the House of Representatives, at Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
November 05, 2020 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their majority shrunk, House Democrats cast blame Thursday on their election message, ground game and leadership under Speaker Nancy Pelosi's team after expectations for big wins came crashing down by a stark reversal in Trump country. They focused too narrowly on health care,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters during a press conference in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. McConnell secured a seventh term in Kentucky, fending off Democrat Amy McGrath. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 04, 2020 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The election scrambled seats in the House and Senate but ultimately left Congress much like it began, deeply split as voters resisted big changes despite the heated race at the top of the ticket for the White House. It’s an outcome that dampens Democratic demands for a bold new...
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FILE—Lauren Boebert, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Colorado's vast 3rd Congressional District, during a freedom cruise staged by her supporters Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Pueblo West, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 04, 2020 - 7:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Republican Lauren Boebert has won the Colorado House seat held by five-term GOP Rep. Scott Tipton. Boebert is the owner of Shooters Grill, an open carry “family friendly” restaurant. Boebert defeated Democrat Diane...
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Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., speaks to media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 12, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 03, 2020 - 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Republican Maria Elvira Salazar has defeated Democrat Donna Shalala for a House seat in Florida. Salazar, a Spanish-language television newscaster, won in her second try for the office after Shalala prevailed in 2018...
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The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the morning of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 03, 2020 - 3:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed to seal control of the House for two more years Tuesday as they banked on voters' dismay over the pandemic, broad suburban indignation with President Donald Trump and dominant fundraising to make their majority in the chamber even larger. Republicans were hoping...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2020, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible through heavy fog in Washington. New virus relief will have to wait until after the November election. Congress is past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus aid soon, with differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump proving insurmountable. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Associated Press
October 20, 2020 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill took a modest step forward on Tuesday, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump's most powerful Senate ally, is pressing the White House against going forward. McConnell on...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2020, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible through heavy fog in Washington. New virus relief will have to wait until after the November election. Congress is past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus aid soon, with differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump proving insurmountable. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Associated Press
October 19, 2020 - 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the...
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The status of races for U.S. Senate in 2020.;
October 19, 2020 - 10:56 am
Q: HOW WILL THE ELECTION AFFECT CONTROL OF CONGRESS? The makeup of Congress will be determined by the general election, with both parties needing a majority to control the House or Senate. Democrats seem to have a good chance at winning a Senate majority, while their control of the House is not in...
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FILE In this March 2918 File photo, Cameron Webb teaches during a section of a health policy class at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. In a rustic Virginia district that bounced its Republican congressman after he officiated a same-sex wedding, the battle to replace him pits a self-described “biblical conservative” backed by President Donald Trump against a Black doctor who worked in Barack Obama’s White House. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)
October 14, 2020 - 11:05 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a rustic Virginia district that bounced its Republican congressman after he officiated a same-sex wedding, the battle to replace him pits a self-described “biblical conservative” backed by President Donald Trump against a Black doctor who worked in Barack Obama’s...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2020, file photo, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, left, and Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley hold a news conference on Orange County's comprehensive plans to safeguard the election and provide transparency in Santa Ana, Calif. California election officials have received reports that unofficial ballot drop boxes were placed in several counties and said these set-ups are illegal. The Orange County Register reports Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, that Secretary of State spokesman Sam Mahood said boxes were reported in Fresno, Los Angeles and Orange counties at locations including political party offices, candidate headquarters and churches. He said the state was looking into the origin of the boxes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
October 12, 2020 - 9:36 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's chief elections official on Monday ordered Republicans to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from churches, gun shops and other locations and Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned those behind the “vote tampering" could face prosecution. Republican refused,...
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