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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘control of U.S. House’

  • Another long-serving House Democrat undone

    Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), who has served in the House for 34 years and was chair of the House Armed Services Committee, was defeated tonight by Republican Vicky Hartzler, a former schoolteacher. Earlier this week at a campaign stop, Hartzler outlined what she would try to …

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  • Blue Dog Chet Edwards swept out of office; Barney Frank survives

    As the networks line up behind projections that the Republican Party will take control of the House of Representatives, some familiar Democratic leaders are starting to show up on the list of tonight’s losers. Like Chet Edwards: Democratic Rep. Chet Edwards, ousted Tuesday night after …

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