Republicans nearing House majority, as vote tallies continue

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Republicans early Tuesday were on the cusp of winning back the House majority, after competitive races were settled in three states, pushing them to 215 seats, three shy of the number needed to clinch control.

The Washington Post reported projected victories on Monday or early Tuesday for Republican Rep. David Schweikert in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District; Republican Juan Ciscomani in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District; Republican Brandon Williams in New York’s 22nd Congressional District; and Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District.

The Post has not reported a projected House majority for either party. The individual projected wins edged the GOP closer to the 218 seats necessary to clinch a majority. Even as they closed in on victory, GOP leaders were eyeing a narrow advantage — one that is shaping up to be much slimmer than many in the party had hoped. Democrats have won a sizable number of competitive…

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