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Pennsylvania Primaries Could Herald Shift of Power in US House

Voters cast ballots on Tuesday in crucial party primaries in Pennsylvania, a state that has become central to Democrat’ hopes of retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The state offers Democrats the opportunity to pick up as many as five seats from Republicans in congressional elections in November, analysts said. Democrats need a net total of 23 to assume the House majority, which would likely derail Republican President Donald Trump’s policy agenda.

The polls closed at 8 p.m. and final results were expected within hours. Voters in the state were also choosing Republican nominees to take on incumbent Governor Tom …read more