Category Archives: House of Representatives

Cook Political Report shifts 7 more races towards Dems

By Brett Samuels of the Cook Political Report The Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan election forecaster, shifted seven congressional races on Wednesday toward Democrats less than five weeks before the midterm elections. Cook moved two races that were previously considered … Continue reading

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The odds are about 3 in 4 that the Democrats take back the House next month

FiveThirtyEight’s latest analysis shows Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives on November 6. And if you want more, get your political fix from these FiveThirtyEight predictions and analyses: Is Kavanaugh Helping Republicans’ Midterm Chances? by Nate Silver Democrats … Continue reading

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Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination in Big Trouble?

By John Cassidy in the New Yorker So much for all the talk. The real question is: Will the White House and Republican leaders actually allow a potentially sensational set of hearings, with all the political risks that would entail, … Continue reading

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New FiveThirtyEight Forecast: 5 out of 6 likelihood Democrats take control of the House

See the analysis and the charts supporting this forecast…

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Another metric points to a possible midterm blue wave

By Mike Allen of Axios With 38 GOP House seats rated toss-up or worse by Cook Political Report, to only three Dem Seats, 2018 Republicans have net 35 seats at risk, significantly more than they can afford to lose (23). … Continue reading

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