Skip to comments.House stays under Republican control (Just a reminder to the GOP)
Posted on 11/28/2012 4:03:10 PM PST by tobyhill
It may have been the most unpopular House of Representatives in modern times, but that did not stop voters on Tuesday from leaving it firmly in Republican hands, according to projections.
While more than 18 incumbent House members from both parties were defeated, according to results available early on Wednesday, there was no obvious ideological or partisan pattern. Redrawn districts, as a result of the 2010 census, were responsible for some incumbent losses.
The results might disappoint those who had hoped for new and clear marching orders from voters on such issues as the deficit or immigration. Instead, they will get another divided Congress with deep divisions over pressing economic issues.
A contented House Speaker John Boehner told party faithful at an election-night rally that he and fellow Republicans had "offered solutions and the American people want solutions and tonight they responded by renewing our House Republican majority."
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...
Do you have any proof of that? Doesn’t seem that way to me?
All I can say is there’s more “R”s by their names.
LOL. The state run media is really outdoing themselves lately.
No mention about voters returning a failed president to office?
Do they mean to say that there’s a mandate for the GOP to control spending?
The dems are setting up the cheating machine to make sure that republicans loose it in the next election.
“A contented House Speaker John Boehner”
There is the problem.
Republican control my butt. For all practical purposes it is under the control of Barack Obama.
Oh boy republican hands.. I feel safe.. NOT not a brave man or women left among them. Let tyranny reign free....
They won the House, plain and simple. As for the popular vote, doesn’t mean a thing.