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Republicans win back House in US Midterm elections

The Republicans have narrowly won back the House by securing 218 seats in the just concluded midterm elections in the United States.

The Republicans went out to the elections with the hope of winning both chambers but only succeeded in winning the lower chamber narrowly, a win that will help them have a majority.

The Republican leader in the House, Kevin McCarthy, was elated after his party won the lower chamber and the celebrated the result.

“Americans are ready for a new direction, and House Republicans are ready to deliver,”.

The new Congress will convene in January.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu