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- Jury awards Jesse Ventura $1.8M in case vs. ‘American Sniper’ author Chris Kyle
- Middle Eastern firm’s deal to manage U.S. cargo port raises security concerns
- Bob McDonnell’s defense: Lonely wife developed ‘crush’ on CEO
- Chinese hackers stole ‘huge quantities’ of sensitive data on Israel’s Iron Dome
- House Republicans unveil bill to speed deportations of border children
- Californians protest middle school for hiring white man to teach cultural studies
- Killer’s sentencing overturned because mother couldn’t find seat in courtroom
Topic - Charlie Cook
It's doubtful you will hear this on the network news tonight, but President Obama and his party are in deep political trouble. It's getting worse.
The candidates aren't the only ones competing Tuesday: The pollsters, pundits and party chiefs who are paid to gauge, as accurately as possible, the country's political temperature have a lot riding on the results as well.
The national political landscape for Republicans has improved so dramatically in recent months that election analysts say the only remaining question is how deep the Democrats' losses will be in the 2010 congressional midterm races.
c Political analyst Charlie Cook says Republicans will gain 50 to 60 seats - and he says the wave could be larger.
"While it is becoming increasingly likely is that Republicans will hold all 18 of their own seats," he writes, "Democrats' prospects in three of their 19 seats have improved in recent days.