Republicans have broken House Democrats' stranglehold on New England, winning a seat in New Hampshire.
Second-term Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter has been defeated by Manchester's Republican Mayor Frank Guinta. Democrats had previously held all of the House seats in New England.
Republicans have captured nine seats previously held by Democrats and are leading in more than two dozen seats around the country in their march to regain control of the House. Democrats have taken only one formerly GOP seat -- in Delaware.
Republicans need to capture 40 seats to reclaim control of the House that they lost in 2006.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.