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GOP to retain House majority, CBS News projects

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Republicans will retain control of the House of Representatives, CBS News projects.

According to CBS News projections, Republicans have hit the magic number of 218 seats needed to maintain control. CBS News projections has Democrats winning 195 seats. There remain a number of outstanding races for which CBS News has yet to project a winner. 

Democrats needed to pick up 25 Republican seats in tonight's election.

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