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am_Unition  ·  380 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Republicans’ Fake Investigations | The so-called Fusion GPS Op-Ed

They won't control the Senate after this year's midterm elections, but I'm not so sure about the House.

b_b  ·  380 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I thought the conventional wisdom was the opposite, no? That the House, even as gerrymandered as it is, is super vulnerable to the president's popularity, but the senate has a very favorable GOP map this year. I think there are like 10 dems up for reelection in Trump states, or something crazy, but only a couple republicans in Clinton states.

The president loses 10-20 house seats in midterms in a year when he's popular. Could be a bloodbath. Both houses should be in jeopardy given that the approval rating could be in the 20s by next fall. Already breaking records.

am_Unition  ·  380 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You're probably right. My only source of reasoning was that the Senate needs only lose one GOPer to a Democrat to flip.

I'll be voting for the first time in my life.