10/16/2010 12:41 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Consensus Points Toward 50-Seat GOP Gain in House

FiveThirtyEight's projection for the U.S. House shows little change from last week. Republicans are given a 73 percent chance of taking over the House, up incrementally from 72 percent last week. During an average simulation run, Republicans finished with 227 seats, up from 226 last week; this would suggest a net gain of 48 seats from the 179 they hold currently.

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