Republicans win control of the U.S. House with 218th seat

By: - November 16, 2022 6:20 pm
Steve Scalise and Kevin McCarthy

House Majority Leader-elect Steve Scalise, right, and Speaker-elect Kevin McCarthy will control the House after Republicans won 218 seats in midterm elections, topping 212 for Democrats. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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