House elections

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, Republican congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw reacts to the crowd with his wife, Tara, as he comes on stage to deliver a victory speech during an election night party at the Cadillac Bar, in Houston. Crenshaw has chided “Saturday Night Live” comic Pete Davidson for poking fun of the eyepatch he wears because he was badly wounded during his third tour in Afghanistan as a Navy SEAL. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
November 04, 2018 - 11:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas Republican congressional candidate has chided "Saturday Night Live" comic Pete Davidson for poking fun at the eyepatch he wears because he was badly wounded during his third tour in Afghanistan as a Navy SEAL. Davidson said during Saturday's "Weekend Update" segment that Dan...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 photo Rep. Greg Gianforte listens during a meeting with leaders from the Montana Department of Justice and Montana Highway Patrol in Helena, Mont.. Gianforte is running against Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams to keep the congressional seat he won last year in a special election. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
November 04, 2018 - 3:09 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will give him some of the credit. Gianforte has tied his political fortunes to Trump as he seeks...
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center right, and Young Kim, a candidate running for a U.S. House seat in the 39th District in California, take a group photo with supporters during a campaign stop Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Rowland Heights, Calif. California's gubernatorial candidates targeted Orange County on Saturday, a place where Democrats hope to turn over four congressional seats. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 03, 2018 - 7:38 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California on Saturday in a frantic rush to secure votes, knocking on doors, dialing phones and urging throngs of volunteers to fight for every vote. Nowhere were the stakes higher than in Southern California's Orange...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer walks into The Smokestack after winning the Democratic primary in Dubuque, Iowa. An often-overlooked battle is under way across rural and working-class America where President Donald Trump’s coalition of blue-collar voters offers Democrats an alternate route to the House majority. Finkenauer reflected on her blue-collar roots at a rally this week alongside the Democratic Party’s strongest liaison to working-class voters, former Vice President Joe Biden. “He shares the belief that every kid who grows up in a working-class family like mine has a right to a bright future,” Finkenauer said as she introduced Biden. (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 7:16 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — White, working-class voters fueled President Donald Trump's rise to the White House. If his party loses the House majority on Tuesday, it will be, at least in part, because those same voters abandoned the GOP. While Democrats' suburban offensive is well-known, an often-...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. King is coming under fire ahead of the midterm election as top Republican officials and campaign donors balk at standing with a Republican congressman who regularly espouses extreme views on race and immigration. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican congressman Steve King is rejecting accusations that he's associated with an Austrian white supremacist group. Those claims have prompted condemnation from within his own party just days before Tuesday's election. During a forum with Iowa business leaders Thursday...
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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, waits to speak to students during a stop at the Texas A&M-San Antonio, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in San Antonio. Hurd, one of President Donald Trump’s few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 01, 2018 - 1:00 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's few Republican critics in Congress is trying to hang on for another term in a Texas swing district. Will Hurd is a former CIA officer. He accused Trump this summer of "standing idle on the world stage" and being manipulated by Russian President...
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In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo, former Rep. Gabby Giffords speaks as her husband, retired NASA astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly looks on as they kick off "The Vote Save Lives" tour at UNLV in Las Vegas. The 2018 election marks the first time that groups supporting gun control measures could spend more on a campaign than the National Rifle Association. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association — long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics — is taking a lower profile in this year's high-stakes midterm campaign. The organization has put $11 million into races this year — less than half what it spent four years ago in a campaign that gave...
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This Oct. 23, 2018 photos shows Alyse Galvin, an independent running for the U.S. House in Alaska, greeting Dwayne McKnight at a town hall meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. Galvin is challenging U.S. Rep. Don Young, who is the longest serving current member of the House, was first elected in 1973. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
October 31, 2018 - 2:03 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Independent Alyse Galvin says her 85-year-old, Republican opponent is no longer an effective advocate for the sole U.S. House district in Alaska. Incumbent Don Young counters by touting his 45 years in the House — the longest current tenure among members — as a boon for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to acknowledge the final passage of tax overhaul legislation by Congress. Perhaps nowhere is the choice facing voters more vivid than in the battle for control of the House, where Democrats are fielding more women and female minority candidates than ever while Republicans are trying to hold the majority with mostly white men. The disparity highlights a trend that has been amplified under President Donald Trump, with the two parties increasingly polarized along racial and gender lines as much as by the issues. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 31, 2018 - 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Perhaps nowhere are the choices facing voters next Tuesday more vividly on display than in the battle for control of the U.S. House. Democrats are fielding more women and minority candidates, while Republicans are trying to hold their majority with mostly white men. Democrats have...
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Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder talks during a Kansas' 3rd Congressional District debate against Democratic challenger Sharice Davids Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 30, 2018 - 8:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican incumbent in danger of losing his Kansas congressional seat aggressively portrayed his Democratic foe Tuesday as a radical leftist "rooting against our country" as he tried to turn her criticism of his ties to President Donald Trump against her. GOP Rep. Kevin...
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