David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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Democratic Rep. Melissa Bean holds on to her seat in the Illinois-8th, CNN projects.

Three more GOP seats lost. Magic number down to 5 for the Democrats to control the House.

Republican Joe Negron is conceding GOPer Mark Foley's old seat, the Florida-16.

Rep. Charles Taylor (R-NC) has lost his seat to Heath Shuler, based on CNN's projection.

Don Sherwood (R-NY) is also projected to lose by CNN and FOX.

Another one bites the dust.

Rep. Curt Weldon, the embattled Republican from Pennsylvania under federal criminal investigation, goes down to retired Admiral Joe Sestak, based on CNN's projection.

The Senate races in Virginia, Tennessee, and Missouri--the GOP's firewall--remain too close to call.

The GOP has lost two more House seats, bringing the Dems magic number down to 9, if network and cable news projections are correct.

In the New Hampshire-02, Democrat Paul Hodes knocks off Rep. Charlie Bass.

And in the Ohio-18, the seat just vacated by convicted felon Bob Ney goes to Democrat Zack Space over Republican Joy Padgett.

Democrat Tim Mahoney has a slim lead over Republican Joe Negron in the Florida-16, with 59% reporting. Again, that's the Mark Foley seat that the Republicans had seemed to write off immediately after Foley's resignation.

Make that 11 House seats to go for the Dems.

Baron Hill has knocked off Republican incumbent Mike Sodrel in the Indiana-09, FOX projects.