House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), receive updates of the election day information from Greg Jackson, field director of DCCC at the Democratic Party headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

GOP steers toward hefty House majority

Confident Republicans steered toward a hefty House majority in Tuesday’s elections, capitalizing on dissatisfaction with President Barack Ob…