Democrats Have Slight but Real Chance of Winning Back House in 2012

By: Friday January 7, 2011 5:45 pm

While winning the minimum 25 seats required to regain the majority would be difficult, looking at the historic record, it is possible.

 

Why Should I Care? Leaders Lack Good Reasons to Vote For Democrats – or Against Republicans

By: Wednesday September 8, 2010 7:00 pm

There is great concern that the Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives and even possibly the Senate in the 2010 elections. While most prognosticators are predicting huge wins for the Republican Party, their current seat deficit is so great that if they do win back the majority in the House, it will likely be by less than a dozen seats. If Democrats do manage to hold on to the House, it will likely also be with a very narrow majority. While I’ve been told with much hand waving to be very scared about the prospect of Speaker John Boehner, what no one in the Democratic party has legitimately explained to me–or the rest of America–is why we should care. . . be it Republicans or Democrats with narrow control of the House.

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