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House GOP Targeting 70 Democrats In 2010 Rebound Hopes

08/ 3/09 09:03 PM ET   AP

Ike Skelton

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are trying to rebound in the 2010 election from the hit they took last year's contests by targeting 70 districts held by Democrats.

Those targeted satisfy at least one of these requirements: They won less than 55 percent of the vote last year or they represent a district carried in 2008 by John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee.

The targeted House Democrats by district, according to the National Republican Campaign Committee:

ALABAMA

Rep. Bobby Bright, AL-02

Rep. Parker Griffith, AL-05

ARKANSAS

Rep. Marion Berry, AR-01

Rep. Vic Snyder, AR-02

Rep. Mike Ross, AR-04

ARIZONA

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, AZ-01

Rep. Harry Mitchell, AZ-05

CALIFORNIA

Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-11

Rep. Lorraine Sanchez, CA-47

COLORADO

Rep. Betsy Markey, CO-04

CONNECTICUT

Rep. Jim Himes, CT-04

FLORIDA

Rep. Alan Grayson, FL-08

Rep. Ron Klein, FL-22

Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, FL-24

GEORGIA

Rep. John Barrow, GA-12

HAWAII

Rep. Neil Abercrombie, HI-01

IOWA

Rep. Leonard Boswell, IA-03

IDAHO

Rep. Walt Minnick, ID-01

ILLINOIS

Rep. Debbie Halvorson, IL-11

Rep. Bill Foster, IL-14

INDIANA

Rep. Brad Ellsworth, IN-08

Rep. Baron Hill, IN-09

KANSAS

Rep. Dennis Moore, KS-03

KENTUCKY

Rep. Ben Chandler, KY-06

LOUISIANA

Rep. Charlie Melancon, LA-03

MARYLAND

Rep. Frank Kratovil, MD-01

MICHIGAN

Rep. Mark Schauer, MI-07

Rep. Gary Peters, MI-09

MISSOURI

Rep. Ike Skelton, MO-04

MISSISSIPPI

Rep. Travis Childers, MS-01

NORTH CAROLINA

Rep. Larry Kissell, NC-08

NORTH DAKOTA

Rep. Earl Pomeroy, ND-At Large

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, NH-01

Rep. Paul Hodes, NH-02

NEW JERSEY

Rep. John Adler, NJ-03

NEW MEXICO

Rep. Martin Heinrich, NM-01

Rep. Harry Teague, NM-02

NEVADA

Rep. Dina Titus, NV-03

NEW YORK

Rep. Tim Bishop, NY-01

Rep. Mike McMahon, NY-13

Rep. John Hall, NY-19

Rep. Scott Murphy, NY-20

Rep. Mike Arcuri, NY-24

Rep. Dan Maffei, NY-25

Rep. Eric Massa, NY-29

OHIO

Rep. Steve Driehaus, OH-01

Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy, OH-15

Rep. John Boccieri, OH-16

Rep. Zack Space, OH-18

OKLAHOMA

Rep. Dan Boren, OK-02

OREGON

Rep. David Wu, OR-01

Rep. Peter DeFazio, OR-04

Rep. Kurt Schrader, OR-05

PENNSYLVANIA

Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, PA-03

Rep. Jason Altmire, PA-04

Rep. Joe Sestak, PA-07

Rep. Chris Carney, PA-10

Rep. Paul Kanjorski, PA-11

Rep. John Murtha, PA-12

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rep. Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin, SD-At large

TEXAS

Rep. Chet Edwards, TX-17

UTAH

Rep. Jim Matheson, UT-02

VIRGINA

Rep. Glenn Nye, VA-02

Rep. Tom Perriello, VA-05

Rep. Rick Boucher, VA-09

Rep. Gerry Connolly, VA-11

WISCONSIN

Rep. Ron Kind, WI-03

Rep. Dave Obey, WI-07

Rep. Steve Kagen, WI-08

WEST VIRGINIA

Rep. Allen Mollahan, WV-01

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On the Net:

National Republican Campaign Committee: http://www.nrcc.org

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee: http://www.dscc.org

(This version CORRECTS the spelling of Rep. Zack Space's first name.)

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