Unfortunately I was wrong when I predicted that the Republicans would maintain a narrow majority in the House of Representatives. I found it difficult to believe that enough seats would switch to Democrat in order to flip the House given the drastic improvement in economic conditions since President Trump took office. There are many factors … Continue reading Five reasons why the Republicans lost the House
This article is most likely hypothetical because it appears that the Republican Party’s chances of maintaining control of the House of Representatives have increased since the Justice Kavanaugh debacle, and the Senate was never really in play. I could be mistaken because most of the polls are unreliable and the media coverage is deeply biased. … Continue reading Democrats retaking the House would be a Pyrrhic Victory
With the midterms just under three weeks away, I’m cautiously optimistic the Republican Party will maintain a very narrow majority in both the House and Senate. I wish I could be more confident in my prediction, and in the GOP’s performance in this most crucial midterm election. I would be more confident if the Republicans … Continue reading Five Keys to Ensure GOP Victory in the Midterms
Just in case you think Democrats are talking through their hats when they predict a "blue wave" in November, let me give you a peek at my state's 2018 recent Congressional primary. I admit that New Hampshire is a small sample size. This is a cautionary tale, not a prediction of anyone's "wave." Our entire … Continue reading Will NHGOP Flip a Congressional Seat or Two?
Al Franken's resignation is one thing for the Democrats: part of a strategy. They will pretend to lament, but they realize they're not really losing anything they hadn't already lost when the allegations were first made. He will be replaced by another liberal Democrat, one who doesn't have the baggage Franken has accumulated. Behind closed … Continue reading Al Franken’s resignation just helped the Democrats for the midterm elections