2018 Senate Overview: The Map vs. Reality
Democrats are just three seats away from a Senate majority, yet the fight for the House (where Democrats need to gain 24 seats) is the emerging storyline of the 2018 midterm elections. That’s because it’s all about the map.
The first step for Democrats in their best-case scenario is to re-elect all of their incumbents. That’s a tall task considering 10 of them are running in states Donald Trump carried in 2016. Then Democrats must win Nevada (where Sen. Dean Heller is only Republican senator in the country running for re-election in a state Hillary Clinton won last year) and…
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