Democrats on Tuesday picked up enough seats to gain control of the House for the first time in eight years, while Republicans strengthened their control of the Senate. The House Armed Services Committee remained largely intact, with most of the subcommittee leaders maintaining their seats. However, Colorado Republican Mike Coffman, chairman of the Military Personnel Subcommittee, lost to Democrat Jason Crow. Twelve members of the Senate Armed Services Committee were up for re-election, with the biggest loss being Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly, former ranking member of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee. Read the full story by Amy McCullough.
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