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Thu Oct 19, 2017, 09:07 AM

Senate 2018: Dems Look for Openings in a Very Tough Map

The odds of the Dems retaking the Senate in 2018 may be low, but there may be some openings that give hope:
http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2017/10/senate-2018-dems-look-for-openings-in.html

"The math shows just how difficult a “map” the Democrats are facing in this election cycle. Democrats are up for reelection in a whopping 25 of the 34 races, while the GOP will defend only nine seats. Of those 25 Democratic seats, 10 are in states won by Donald Trump in 2016. And nine of those Democrats won by less than seven points in 2012, when they last ran for the Senate, while just two of the nine GOP wins were that close.

So, to flip the Senate from red to blue, the Dems need to hold all of their seats plus flip three seats. Both sides of that equation are daunting, to say the least.

But the Dems have a glimmer of optimism of late, driven by four factors...."

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tgards79 Oct 2017 OP
CanonRay Oct 2017 #1
rtracey Oct 2017 #2
tgards79 Oct 2017 #3
rtracey Oct 2017 #4

Response to tgards79 (Original post)

Thu Oct 19, 2017, 11:38 AM

1. Preparing us for failure?

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 19, 2017, 12:04 PM

2. hmmm

 

They don't need to prepare us, we are already on course. Do we as democrats really think all the shit Trump is pulling is ok with his base? really? Tax cuts for the wealthy?, cutting healthcare, maybe medicare?, Russian interference, etc, etc, etc? and we believe this?... Sorry, but I don't believe it. I do believe the white lower and middle class mid country citizens are getting fed up with the left push to capture the minority and immigration vote. This is evident with the election. This party MUST come to terms with the fact that the white middle class families are struggling too, and it seems just a pass by to these voters.... THIS PARTY MUST CHANGE.

also 1 more thing..... PAPER BALLOTS, INDEPENDENT TABULATION

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Response to rtracey (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 19, 2017, 03:32 PM

3. Trump approval rating still at 38-40%

Which means 75-85% GOP approval

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Response to tgards79 (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 23, 2017, 10:58 AM

4. yes

 

Approval of specific things that have not touched them yet. They listen but do not hear... you cut Obamacare, medicare medicaid...ok sounds great we will be saving this country money UNTIL.... the turds supporters find out this is cutting THEIR healthcare too....

Cut the immigration, dont let new immigrants in build the wall...UNTIL, they find that waiting in line for an hour to get a burger or not being able to get fresh food at markets because there are not enough people to pick the crops.....

Fuck the Socialist government, cut this and that UNTIL... their mother needs an ambulance, or their house is on fire, or they were just robbed and need the police...(yup all socialist aspects of government)...... LISTENING WITHOUT HEARING.

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