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Democrats Remain Favored to Retain Senate

October 18, 2010 Politisite 0

With only 15 days to go until the election, we’re going to be upping the frequency of our forecast updates somewhat. Today, we’ve re-run the numbers for the Senate, and they show little change in the overall likelihood of a Republican takeover. The model gives Republicans a 17 percent chance of winding up with at least 51 Senators after Nov. 2. That’s essentially unchanged from our previous update, from last […]

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White House admits Democrats may lose House in November election

July 12, 2010 Politisite 0

This is one for the “Stating The Obvious” file. White House Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs, appeared on NBC’s “Meet The Press” and acknowledged publicly that Democrats may lose control of the House of Representatives this November. “I think there’s no doubt that enough seats are in play…”, said Gibbs. The statement had several purposes. One was to rally support from the base to become engaged, which has yet to happen […]