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Editor’s Note – Not that conservatives can afford to get complacent, because there is a lot of work to be done before November, however, this poll suggests the outcome could be very favorable.

Of course, this doesn’t take into account the Republican Party shooting itself in the foot at every opportunity, although, it will be difficult for them to top the strip club!


NPR Poll Shows Tough Road Ahead For Democrats

A new public opinion survey for NPR shows just how difficult it will be for Democrats to avoid big losses in the House this November.

Democrat Stan Greenberg and Republican Glen Bolger conducted the first public battleground poll of this election cycle. They chose the 70 House districts experts regard as most likely to oust incumbents this fall. What they found was grim news for Democrats.

These are this year’s swing seats — the political terrain where the battle for control of the House of Representatives will be won or lost. In this battleground, voters are choosing Republicans over Democrats 49 percent to 41 percent.

“In a year where voters want change and in which Democrats are seen to be in power, it’s a tough poll — about as tough as you get,” Greenberg said.

Bolger said the poll results will be a wake-up call for Democrats, who were stunned at the beginning of the year when Republican Scott Brown won the U.S. Senate seat held for years by the late Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts.

“If Massachusetts was the first wake-up call, this is was the snooze alarm going off,” Bolger said

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Tom Tillison


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