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WASHINGTON (AP) _ A look at some of the House races likely to be competitive next fall.

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Incumbent vs. Incumbent

Connecticut: Rep. Nancy Johnson, R, v. Rep. Jim Maloney, D.

Illinois: Rep. John Shimkus, R, vs. Rep. David Phelps, D.

Mississippi: Rep. Charles Pickering, R, vs. Rep. Ronnie Shows, D.

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Republican open seats:

South Dakota: Rep. John Thune running for Senate

Tennessee: Rep. Van Hilleary running for governor

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Democratic open seats:

Indiana: Rep. Tim Roemer retiring

Maine: Rep. John Baldacci running for governor

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Vulnerable Republican incumbents:

West Virginia: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito

Connecticut: Rep. Rob Simmons

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Vulnerable Democratic incumbents:

Utah: Rep. Jim Matheson

Kansas: Rep. Dennis Moore