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Democrats Poised to Retain House Majority, But Republicans Flip Several Seats

HeadlineNov 04, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is poised to retain her speaker’s gavel, with Democrats set to hold a majority of the House’s 435 seats. But election night returns suggest House Democrats may have actually lost ground to Republicans, who flipped Democratic-held districts in Florida, New Mexico, Oklahoma and South Carolina. In a closely watched race in Virginia’s 5th District, African American physician Cameron Webb has lost to Republican Bob Good, a born-again Christian seeking to overturn gun control laws and outlaw all forms of abortion.

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