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How Big a Wave?
Politico Magazine, by Larry Sabato

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Posted By:MissMolly, 5/14/2014 4:35:46 AM

Last week, Republican primary voters passed their first Senate test, producing a North Carolina nominee, Thom Tillis, who is merely imperfect, not catastrophic. After the disasters of recent years, national Republicans will happily take it. The North Carolina result did nothing to change the expectation among most observers that the Republicans have a 50-50 or better shot at taking the Senate majority. It might even have enhanced those odds. The conventional wisdom is reasonable: We know that the president is unpopular, the president’s party typically performs poorly in midterms and the Democrats are overextended on this year’s Senate map.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Elvira, 5/14/2014 7:42:49 AM     (No. 9847925)

I do not trust Sabato, never will. How he kept any credibility after he was caught in a bold faced lie about W and had to apologize on Fox for it I will never understand.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: QRP, 5/14/2014 10:47:57 AM     (No. 9848169)

The Republican have no chance of taking the senate if they keep putting up go-along to get-along candidates. The conservatives can´t see the difference between them and a real Democrat and will simply not vote for them. Remember Bush 41.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MissMolly, 5/14/2014 10:54:37 AM     (No. 9848185)

#3 is always a ray of sunshine, the better to keep everyone depressed.

Not I. I´m working for a Senate takeover in November.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MissMolly, 5/14/2014 10:59:57 AM     (No. 9848199)

Well, #3 is always a ray of sunshine, too, but I meant #2.

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