Republicans march toward defense of Senate, House majorities

A view shows the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonRepublicans will maintain their six-year control over the U.S. House of Representatives, major TV networks projected on Tuesday night, and were also on track to defend their Senate majority, against a handful of failed Democratic challengers. With Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton locked in a close battle for the White House, television networks said Republicans, as widely projected by analysts, would keep control of the House.

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