U.S. House of Representatives

Democrats would need huge wave to overcome gerrymandering and win U.S. House, report says

A report released Monday suggests Democrats might have to temper their enthusiasm about climbing back to power during this year's midterm elections.

To win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats would need a tremendous electoral wave not seen in more than 40 years to overcome Republican advantages from gerrymandered districts in key states, according to an analysis from the Brennan Center for Justice .

The report projects that Democrats would need to win the national popular vote for congressional districts by a...