For now, it appears that Joe Biden will become the forty-sixth president — but potentially with a historically hostile Congress for a first-termer. At best, Democrats’ hold on the House has slipped, thanks to unexpected losses in a cycle where their party reclaimed the White House. At worst, it still might end up in Republican hands, although that would require the GOP to pull an inside straight on all of the outstanding House races left.
Two more might be ready to flip soon:
NEW: Republicans in Orange County have increased their leads in races for US House. Two seats GOP is looking to flip. #CA39
(R) Young Kim: 101,583 52.42%
(D) Gil Cisneros: 92,212 47.58%#CA48
(R) Michelle Steel 179,452 50.67%
(D) Harley Rouda 174,678 49.33%@FOXLA
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) November 6, 2020