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This year's state elections could shape future for Congress

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buoyed by a string of electoral victories during President Donald Trump's first year in office, Democrats will be waging a renewed battle to wrest control of Congress from Republicans this year.

Yet the contests with the greatest long-term consequences for Congress could be elsewhere on the ballot -for governors and state legislators who will shape the boundaries of congressional districts for the decade to come.

Voters in two-thirds of the states will be e

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