PA: Recounts Concluded, Democrats Win the State House

Pennsylvania Democrats have taken a 102-101 majority in the state house following two recounts in races that showed narrow wins for Republicans. A recount showed that in one race, the Democrat was actually the victor. Control of the Montana House still is not final. Democrats currently have a 50-49-1 edge in the chamber, pending a recount in a race that was originally counted as a tie. That recount is occuring today. If the race remains a tie, Democratic Governor Brian Schweitzer will appoint one of the two candidates to the seat -- he has already committed to appointing the Democrat. If the Republican ends up winning after the recount, the House will be 50-49-1 with the Republicans in control, unless a second recount ends up reversing the current result that has the Republican leading.