Skip to comments.House Democrats’ hope for wave election diminishes as Republicans rebound
Posted on 10/20/2018 2:45:59 PM PDT by NRx
Democratic hopes for a wave election that would carry them to a significant House majority have been tempered in recent weeks amid a shifting political landscape and a torrent of hard-hitting attack ads from Republicans.
Democrats remain favored to win, but GOP leaders believe they can minimize the number of seats they would lose and, perhaps, find a path to preserving their advantage in the chamber.
The tightening, with just over two weeks left, reflects how President Trumps rising approval rating and the polarizing fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh appear to be boosting the partys candidates in a number of conservative and rural districts that have been considered up for grabs.
But Democrats have retained their strength in key suburban areas, where polls show female voters furious with Trump are likely to help flip Republican-held seats.
The past few weeks havent really diminished Democrats chances of a takeover by that much, but theyve increased the chances of a small Democratic majority, said David Wasserman, House editor for the nonpartisan Cook Political Report. He estimated Democrats have a 70 to 75 percent chance of winning the House.
At stake is the fate of the Trump presidency whether Democrats will gain the power to investigate his administration and thwart his agenda, or if emboldened Republicans will fulfill the presidents vision for the nation, from building a border wall to repeal of the Obama-era health-care law.
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That is brilliant.
This story is what’s called a “tell.”
Continuing to walk back expectations.
“This was all predicted long ago. Its advocacy polling until just before the election then they try to say theres movement.”
The night before the election it will be announced “it’s too close to call.”
And then no matter what, the fake news can report “we told you so.”
It’s in D.C. next week
Post it everywhere! Best Slogan so far!
“Democrats remain favored to win,...”
“Why aren’t I FIFTY POINTS AHEAD?”
~ TWICE FAILED ‘Presidential Candidate’ Hillary Rodham Clinton
I’ll never, EVER tire of that! Never! MAGA! :)
Someone FINALLY noticed! Yeesh!
I can relax a little bit; the ‘0bamapocolypse’ has passed! :)
“At stake is the fate of the Trump presidency...”
Um...the Enemy Media and members of the Communist Democrat Party have been saying THAT since TWO MINUTES into PDJT’s term as President!
So far, the hull is holding as, ‘We The People’ DRAIN THE SWAMP!
Best. Election. Ever. EVER! MAGA! :)
Have seen this qoute numerous times in the fake media.
Which female voters are furious with Trump, other than the same ugly leftist hags who are perpetually angry about everything?
I have long had this vision in my head where the Democrat Party implodes and becomes inconsequential, leaving the field to the Republican Party and the Libertarian Party. No, I am not a Libertarian, but you gotta have a loyal opposition in a two-party system.
Yeah, it has nothing to do with the libs dropping their mask of "tolerance" and "bipartisanship." It has nothing to do with the lynching of Justice Kavanaugh or the pantifa terrorist mobs beating up on crippled vets. It has nothing to do with fake Indians, fake blacks, bat-guano crazy "leaders" and sniveling whiners who can't accept they lost.
Nope. It's because of the "shifting landscape" and some good Republican PR. Uh huh.
Face it, it's Democrat self-immolation.
‘Bama fans have it right - “Roll Crimson Tide”
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