Hope for the GOP?
With modest gains Tuesday building on their sweep in 2006, Democrats are nearly back where they were in terms of state legislative seats in 1994, before that ...
With modest gains Tuesday building on their sweep in 2006, Democrats are nearly back where they were in terms of state legislative seats in 1994, before that year's big Republican election.
But Republicans can look to history with some hope. The party controlling the White House has lost legislative seats in every midterm election back to 1902, except for the Depression year of 1934 and the post-9/11 election of 2002. So says Tim Storey of NCSL.
25 out of 27 times -- that's gotta be a coincidence...
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