– “Republicans rode a wave of voter dissatisfaction with the state of the economy to win majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while Democrats were poised to retain their majority in the Senate.”
  • MSNBC “Republicans roared toward a sweeping electoral victory Tuesday, wresting control of the House and possibly presaging a return to a divided Congress, NBC News projected.”
  • Fox News – “In a victory of historic proportions, Republicans will win the U.S. House of Representatives with a net gain of about 60 seats, Fox News projects.”


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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