Tossups

Rating Change: New Hampshire House Race Swings Toward Democrats
Democrats now have the advantage in 7 GOP-held House seats

The chances that former Rep. Carol Shea-Porter will make a third return to Congress have improved. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

New Hampshire’s 1st District has a history of flipping party control every two years, and this year doesn’t appear to be any different.

Regardless of who emerges from the Republican primary on Sept. 13 between incumbent Rep. Frank C. Guinta and businessman Rich Ashooh, the nominee will have a difficult fight in the general election.