New Districts May Ease GOP's Election Troubles

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The news has been mostly bad for Republicans this week: a sex scandal and alleged cover-up on Capitol Hill; a new book that sharply critiques the White House's anti-terrorism strategy and war planning; and a report documenting new ties between the White House and Jack Abramoff.

But with districts across the country drawn to protect the Republican majority, the number of competitive House races is still fewer than 1 in 10.



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