The Congress: Lyndon's Full House

The House went sweepingly, spectacularly Democratic.

Despite Republican raids in the Deep South, the Democrats gained a net of some 35 seats. The 89th Congress will line up roughly 290 Democrats against 145 Republicans.

In states as distant and disparate as Colorado, Texas and Connecticut, the Democratic congressional candidates swept clean. By latest count—subject to last-minute change—they had picked up 16 seats in the Midwest alone, including three in Ohio, two in Indiana and Wisconsin, one each in Illinois, Nebraska and North Dakota. The Democrats won at least six of Iowa's seven...

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