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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 11:59 AM

8. I don't buy it

It sounds good, but it's not realistic. Too many Republican seats are safe (probably due to pork-barrel spending, which both parties are guilty of at times of course). You have a ton of the entrenched guys like John Boehner who don't even face opposition on the right. The problem with a poll like that is that there are too many districts and it doesn't look at them individually. There may very well be an advantage of 4% as far as people who want a Democratic congress, but their district individually may not have a viable candidate. I know RCP is a right-wing site but according to their house map, there are not even enough toss-ups for the Democrats to have a possibility of getting a majority.

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