There’s reason to be cautiously optimistic about a conservative ascendency on Capitol Hill this year…
For GOP, Successful 2014 Could Pave the Way for an Even Better 2016
There’s reason to be cautiously optimistic about a conservative ascendency on Capitol Hill this year.
Unless something unexpected happens, the House of Representatives looks safe to remain in Republican hands after the 2014 midterm elections.
The real question is whether the GOP can wrest control of the U.S. Senate. The party needs to pick up six seats – and defend all those it holds – to unite with the House against President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda.
How likely is it that Republicans can pull off the takeover?
“To win six or more Democratic seats, Republicans start with the best possible candidates in West Virginia (Rep. Sherry Moore Capito), South Dakota (former Gov. Mike Rounds), and Montana (Rep. Steve Daines),” writes Fred Barnes. “These open Democratic…[more]
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