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In the house, Democrats secured 218 seats needed to regain control. Democrats won Republican-held seats in Colorado, Florida, Kansas Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. However, in the Senate Republicans have expanded their majority. In the governor’s races, Democrats gained seven new seats. Back in 2010 Democrats took majority of the house.
According to CBS News, “With their victory on Tuesday, Democrats will take over the leadership of key committees that could launch numerous investigation into the Trump White House. Democrats will also be able to provide a check on the administration’s priorities, such as tax cuts and deregulation.”
Last nights win for the Democrats are much-needed results.
Source: CBS News
Written By: Fantasia Harvey