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Saturday, August 5, 2006

Dem sweep in November?

Posted By on Sat, Aug 5, 2006 at 9:31 AM

Political analyst Charlie Cook thinks the Democrats will win a majority in the U.S. House in November, and maybe take control of the U.S. Senate, too.

"Time is running out for Republicans. Unless something dramatic happens before Election Day, Democrats will take control of the House. And the chances that they’ll seize the Senate are rising toward 50-50.

"The electoral hurricane bearing down on the GOP looks likely to be a Category 4 or 5, strong enough to destroy at least one of the party’s majorities. The political climate feels much as it did before previous elections that produced sizable upheavals, such as in 1994, when Democrats lost 52 House seats, eight Senate seats, and control of both chambers."

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