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sofa king

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17. An actual trickle-down process.
Wed Jul 6, 2016, 11:47 AM
Jul 2016

As Trump keeps talking and thus adding to Mrs. Clinton's near-insurmountable lead, the Democratic Party is for once able to divert funds and effort to the undercard races in the Senate and House.

Add to that the fact that President Obama is going to be running directly against Republican Senators for their refusal to hold hearings on his Supreme Court nominee, and the fact that a couple hundred Democrats see a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a good crack at established Republican House Members, and the fact that Republican gerrymandering across dozens of states has watered down their dominance in many districts, and the fact that the Trump campaign is sucking Republican money from the bottom up, and all of a sudden it's looking like a possible clean sweep of all three branches of government.

Democrats bet the House on Trump [View all] Night Watchman Jul 2016 OP
I like this approach, but a Hail Mary is being generous Cosmocat Jul 2016 #1
My hope is to win back the Senate Funtatlaguy Jul 2016 #2
That is possible Cosmocat Jul 2016 #4
Gerrymandering can work against them IronLionZion Jul 2016 #7
very high turnout and a landslide election needed karynnj Jul 2016 #11
YEP Cosmocat Jul 2016 #14
I think the outcome depends on bucolic_frolic Jul 2016 #3
As a Packer fan, I've seen a few Hail Marys succeed... Still In Wisconsin Jul 2016 #5
Excellent Scientific Jul 2016 #6
best effect.... getagrip_already Jul 2016 #8
...by tying Republicans to themselves... ffr Jul 2016 #9
This is Possible Night Watchman Jul 2016 #12
This is where Howard Dean's 50 state strategy would come in handy bigworld Jul 2016 #10
True, though likely not as good as 2006 and 2008 were karynnj Jul 2016 #13
A "60 yard Hail Mary" will not win back the House. yellowcanine Jul 2016 #15
They also need to pay attention to smaller states!!! Delmette Jul 2016 #16
An actual trickle-down process. sofa king Jul 2016 #17
it would only take about 20 seats NewJeffCT Jul 2016 #18
Dare I dream? sofa king Jul 2016 #19
as long as Democrats NewJeffCT Jul 2016 #20
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