House elections

In this Oct. 22, 2020, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington. In Election 2020, control of the House is not in dispute and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expanding her reach by working to fortify Joe Biden and win extra seats in case Congress is called on to resolve any Electoral College dispute. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
The Associated Press
October 26, 2020 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi once predicted she’d have the House majority won by November — of 2019. Now, days before the Nov. 3 election, she seems to have done it. With control of the House hardly contested, Pelosi is expanding her reach to fortify Democratic presidential nominee Joe...
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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)
October 20, 2020 - 6:05 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)
October 19, 2020 - 5:30 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 - 12:56 pm
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 - 1:05 pm
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 - 11:36 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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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a weekly news conference, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 07, 2020 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A single House race in Montana could determine the presidential election. Or it could be one in Minnesota. Or Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan or even Alaska — all districts where Speaker Nancy Pelosi has set out to not only expand the House majority but to tip party control of the...
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File-Arts educator and Democratic legislative candidate Roger Montoya, of Velarde, N.M. pictured here in 2008 at the San Juan Elementary in Okhay Owingeh, N.M., has acknowledged his participation in two pornographic films in the 1980s as a college student and indicated he has no intention of dropping out of the race. Montoya said Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, that he is not proud of it but believes the experience helped him better understand exploitation and the need to provide opportunities for youths. The state Republican Party called on Montoya to withdraw from the state House race against GOP candidate Justin Salazar-Torrez of Espanola, while prominent Democrats rallied behind Montoya. (Jane Phillips/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP)
October 06, 2020 - 8:17 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Roger Montoya, a Democratic candidate in an open New Mexico House race, has acknowledged his participation in two pornographic films in the 1980s as a college student. He said he is not proud of it but believes the experience helped him to better understand exploitation and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, Rep. T.J. Cox, D-Calif., of California's 21st Congressional district, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cox is facing a challenge from David Valadao, the incumbent he defeated in 2018. 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. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
The Associated Press
October 04, 2020 - 2:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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. The...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2020 file photo a closed sign hangs in the window of a barber shop in Burbank, Calif. A critical snapshot of the job market and the economy to be released Friday, Oct. 2, is expected to show a further deceleration in hiring as the nation’s viral caseload creeps higher just as financial aid from the government has faded. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
The Associated Press
October 02, 2020 - 7:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added 661,000 jobs in September, the third straight month of slower hiring and evidence from the final jobs report before the presidential election that the economic recovery has weakened. With September’s hiring gain, the economy has recovered only slightly...
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