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We're gonna talk a lot about.
Elections coming up in November -- remember every single house seat is on the line as well and the battle lines are drawn.
Literally right now Republicans hold the majority to 42 to 192.
But some congressional districts in key states have been -- re drawn.
What effect could that have the to -- just entering into redistricting.
I'm the balance of power Mike -- live on Capitol Hill with more on -- hi Mike.
-- general good morning to you are -- district saying it essentially means as the population has moved to the south and to the west.
Places like Pennsylvania Ohio.
Iowa have lost congressional seats and so what we are seeing is.
Congressional member on congressional member primaries.
Which John Larson one of the key democratic leaders in the house called gut wrenching and heart rendering.
For Republicans Steve king of Iowa who has a newly drawn district.
It means a new challenge.
Once you realize that that's the way it will be.
Then you have to look at accept that and thank.
All right we're gonna do this we're gonna do this right and we're gonna have fun with that and it will take us to another level so part of me welcomes the challenge.
And need you know is that this is not as MA scene there's a part of me that welcomes this challenge I wanna be tested.
Congressman king says his new district is about 45% of his current constituents.
New people he's facing Christie Vilsack.
A well known name in Iowa.
Who isn't married to the Agriculture Secretary and -- for king this means going out in introducing himself to a lot of new constituents.
For the Democrats.
Here is their sense of where things stand when it comes three district.
Redistricting overall was a watch there were 61 districts controlled by Republicans that were won by President Obama in 2008.
That were in play for us at the beginning.
Election cycle they -- now 64.
Of those districts so.
We think redistricting overall it's probably a watched.
Maybe a small advantage for us.
In Pennsylvania last night you -- two blue dog Democrats incumbents lose.
In the primary -- Positive -- -- -- -- he moved towards November Mike thank you very much for that.
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