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House Overview|By David Wasserman, August 19, 2016

To survive a potentially large loss at the top of the ticket, many House Republicans will need to win over not just ardent supporters of Donald Trump - many of whom might have considered themselves Democrats decades ago - but also traditional Republican voters who may be considering abandoning their party's presidential nominee for the first time. A new memo sheds light on which districts these...

Wyoming House |By David Wasserman, August 12, 2016

Former State Department official Liz Cheney started out the race for this open seat with plenty of skeptics after her disastrous and short-lived primary challenge to GOP Sen. Mike Enzi in 2013. But she's raised six times as much money as her two main primary competitors, state Rep. Tim Stubson and state Sen. Leland Christensen, and looks like the clear favorite in the August 16 primary.

Wisconsin House|By David Wasserman, August 5, 2016

You know it's a strange year when the GOP nominee for president refuses to endorse his party's speaker of the House in his own primary. Just as it looked like it would escape notice, Speaker Paul Ryan's primary in Wisconsin's 1st CD is getting a late burst of attention thanks to one tweet from Donald Trump. But don't expect Ryan to become the next Eric Cantor on Tuesday - in fact, the results...

House Overview |By David Wasserman, July 15, 2016

Omaha, Nebraska is 1,665 miles from Bangor, Maine. Culturally, they're worlds apart: white-collar Omaha is becoming more cosmopolitan while northern Maine is well-known for its blue-collar independent streak. But they could also be the story of the 2016 election in a nutshell.

House Overview|By David Wasserman, June 17, 2016

Amid Hillary Clinton's rising numbers, House Democrats have also benefited from a small string of favorable developments. This week's primaries in NV-03 and NV-04 couldn't have turned out much better for the DCCC, which got pretty much all the candidates it wanted. And although Republicans are still a solid bet to keep the House, several GOP incumbents continue to be their own worst enemies.

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Solid D Likely D Lean D Toss Up Lean R Likely R Solid R
Democrats (188) 177 4 3 3 0 1 0
Republicans (247) 0 2 4 16 11 12 202
Total (435) 177 6 7 19 11 13 202

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David Wasserman, House Editor

David Wasserman is the House Editor for The Cook Political Report, where he is responsible for rating, handicapping, and analyzing U.S. House races.
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The Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index (PVI)

The 2014 Partisan Voting Index

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