Huffington Post: A pro-science political action committee on Thursday said that it will buy more than $1.6 million worth of ads in four U.S. House of Representatives races where President Joe Biden carried the district but Republican candidates won in 2022.

Two of those will be in New York, with surprise Democratic losses in the midterm elections and redistricting making the state a focal point for both parties as they look to November. Republicans hold a 219-213 edge on Democrats in the chamber, so control may hinge on a small number of toss-up races.

“Scientists and STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] candidates are problem-solvers and who know how to work across the aisle to get things done,” said Josh Morrow, the executive director of the PAC, which is named the 314 Action Fund.

“They’re result-driven leaders who will put politics aside in order to put the interests of everyday Americans first.”

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