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Republicans retain power in states despite Democratic push

25 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - After a costly and intense political battle for control of state capitols, the composition of state legislatures and governors' offices will look a lot like it did before Tuesday's elections.
That means Republicans will again control significantly more states than Democrats, giving the GOP greater power over the once-a-decade task of redrawing congressional and legislative districts based on census results as well as a continued platform to push for conservative economic and social policies.
"When you look at state legislative races, a lot of money got spent, a lot of...
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