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...Forget the House. It’s the battle for the Senate that could provide the most drama...
MSN/ Washington Post ^ | September 8, 2018

Posted on 09/09/2018 3:41:24 PM PDT by SMGFan

For months now, the focus of Campaign 2018, rightly, has been on control of the House. All the metrics continue to point to a midterm election in which Democrats could seize control of that chamber. But for sheer drama and unpredictability, the contest for control of the Senate could be the place to look.

The House is no slam-dunk for the Democrats, but most Republicans following the campaigns are genuinely worried and probably right to be that way. The overall environment is difficult for the GOP because of President Trump and because of the location of the competitive races; suburban areas as one example. There are so many Republican-held seats at risk (and very few Democratic seats in similar danger) that Democrats have multiple paths to pick up the 23 they need to flip the chamber.

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The range of possibilities in the Senate is not at all the same as in the House. No one questions whether Democrats will gain seats in the House in two months. The question is how many: a few short of the 23 they need, a few more than 23 or a lot more than 23. In the Senate, Republicans could, narrowly, lose control of the chamber or they could end up bolstering their slender two-seat majority.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2018election; 2020election; compost; districtofcolumbia; election2018; election2020; glennbeck; rainbows; skittles; unicorns; washingtoncompost; washingtonpost
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1 posted on 09/09/2018 3:41:24 PM PDT by SMGFan
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I honestly do not think the Republicans will lose control of either chamber


2 posted on 09/09/2018 3:49:03 PM PDT by Fai Mao (There is no rule of law in the US until The PIAPS is executed.)
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To: SMGFan

The Republicans will end up with 62 Senate seats and hold the House. Then the fireworks will really fly.


3 posted on 09/09/2018 3:49:12 PM PDT by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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The last three times we’ve had a new President, in the first midterm, 1994, 2002, 2010; GOP gained 54, 8 and 63 House seats respectively. Libtards are going to increase turnout in cities where they win from 75% up to 85%. Who cares about that. The only way we get hurt is folks in the red areas don’t vote and let them steal a few.


4 posted on 09/09/2018 3:49:30 PM PDT by major-pelham
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To: SMGFan

If the Republicans don’t gain seats in both chambers AFTER such a miraculous recovery, then Americans don’t deserve what they’ve been given.


5 posted on 09/09/2018 3:51:28 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: SMGFan

Be very leery of voter fraud like seen before.


6 posted on 09/09/2018 3:53:36 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump promised “shut down the government” in September; if no wall!!)
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To: JudyinCanada

“If the Republicans don’t gain seats in both chambers AFTER such a miraculous recovery, then Americans don’t deserve what they’ve been given.”


Thanks...that’s the biggest truth ever told on this, or any other, board.


7 posted on 09/09/2018 3:55:24 PM PDT by FrankR (IF it wasn't for the "F-word", and it's deritiives, the left would have no message at all.)
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To: SMGFan

Relentless propaganda by the compost. It never stops. Liberalism is a mental disease.


8 posted on 09/09/2018 3:58:19 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: major-pelham

Libtards are going to increase turnout in cities where they win from 75% up to 85%. Who cares about that.


The black precincts in Philly and Cleveland will increase their turnout from 115% to 125%. Still won’t help.


9 posted on 09/09/2018 4:00:51 PM PDT by Gideon7
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To: SMGFan
In the Senate, Republicans could, narrowly, lose control of the chamber or they could end up bolstering their slender two-seat majority.

what an equivocator. Forget improbable, it is mathematically impossible for Dems to make gains in the Senate. They will lose at least 5 seats

10 posted on 09/09/2018 4:02:24 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZGw2M)
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Lots of wishful thinking that Democrats have the upper hand and that President Trump is dragging down Republicans. If you read the MSM, sure. But if you watch the primaries, it is very different as Trump Republicans are on a clear winning streak.

And the Trump gains? Lower unemployment, rising wages, new respect for the US, etc.

Plus, look at the leadership-less Democrats. Hillary still their standard bearer? Cheated Sanders? Senile Pelosi or Feinstein? Pochahantas? Socialist Ocasio-Cortez? Harris? Cuomo? Nixon? Spartacus Booker? Ever one of them is pushing anti-American, intolerant, bigoted platforms.

This isn't our parent's Democratic party. It is a party of screaming and entitled zealots, regularly flag-waving Americans are not invited or welcomed.

Republicans will hold both Senate and House, likely gain a few seats.

11 posted on 09/09/2018 4:08:44 PM PDT by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!y)
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Yes! Win the Senate so we can watch Pelosi and Schumer pout for another few years.


12 posted on 09/09/2018 4:10:33 PM PDT by FrankR (IF it wasn't for the "F-word", and it's deritiives, the left would have no message at all.)
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NOTE: The fake news trying to cleverly take focus off of the fact Rs will hold the House.

And net gain 4-6 in the Senate.


13 posted on 09/09/2018 4:10:36 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually" (Hendrix))
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Don’t trust the media or the polls.

Just vote. Let’s continue the wins.


14 posted on 09/09/2018 4:12:01 PM PDT by ADSUM
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To: JudyinCanada

This

If you can’t turn out for this economy, this foreign policy, then . . .

PASS THE WORD GOTV Talk to EVERYONE YOU KNOW


15 posted on 09/09/2018 4:13:11 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Moderates/Independents/Non-voters" Are DIMS REALLY who you'd want BACK in POWER?)
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To: SMGFan

Obama on the campaign trail. Game. Set. Match.


16 posted on 09/09/2018 4:15:46 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SMGFan; SkyPilot; bitt; ransomnote; unkus; vette6387; sheik yerbouty; NFHale; ZULU; Howie66; ...

Consider the midterms a war of good against evil. Don’t forget anything; we have to hold the Senate and House and gain extra seats! Red Wave is a must. Get out the vote as if the nation depends on it; and, IT DOES!!!


17 posted on 09/09/2018 4:16:44 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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No one questions whether Democrats will gain seats in the House in two months. The question is how many.....

Now where did I hear something like that before???

18 posted on 09/09/2018 4:18:53 PM PDT by jdsteel (Americans are Dreamers too!!)
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To: Fai Mao
"I honestly do not think the Republicans will lose control of either chamber"

This is the liberal press trying to gaslight us. Not only will the GOP keep the House, but will likely gain 4+ seats in the Senate.
19 posted on 09/09/2018 4:22:12 PM PDT by DesScorp
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3686241/posts?page=3#3


20 posted on 09/09/2018 4:22:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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