RACE FOR THE HOUSE

Trump Nomination Raises Questions About GOP's Hold on the House

Kevin McCarthy is raising money in California.

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Kimberly Railey
March 9, 2016, 9:38 a.m.

"The most unpredictable GOP presidential race in recent memory is sparking questions about whether the huge House Republican majority could be jeopardized with" real estate mogul Donald Trump (R) "on the ticket. ... Most in the GOP say they’re confident they’ll keep their majority intact in November no matter who their nominee is. At the same time, even senior lawmakers couldn’t absolutely rule out the possibility of a wave election that hands Democrats control of the lower chamber."

“The truth is, nobody knows where this is all going. Anybody who says they do is either kidding themselves or lying to you,” Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN 06) said.

Democrats need to pick up 30 seats to retake the House. (The Hill)

MONEY MATTERS. "[B]usinessman Richard Spencer is hosting a $1,000-per-person reception for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Washington Republicans Wednesday" in California. (Fresno Bee)

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