Border Security, Economic Boom, Healthcare: Which Closing Arguments Will Win the Election?


That narrative is based largely on national polls, and caution should be urged. They're going to expect a Democratic majority to implement and execute on 'Medicare-for-all, ' " he says. So everyone should be prepared for surprises - because there always are some.

In Florida Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Saturday described the election as "cotton-pickin' important" - a term with overtones of slavery. White people and Hispanics, Republicans, suburbanites, men, the elderly, the college educated, and supporters of President Trump were the most likely to say they have faith in democracy now. But the angry tone has turned off swathes of Americans, giving Democrats confidence that they could capture at least the lower house of Congress, even if the Republicans are forecast to hold on to the Senate.

Problem two, those House investigations into the President and the White House would have some extra teeth with a Democratic Senate backing them up. That right there is and has been a huge flashing red light for the GOP.

All politics may be local, but this year President Trump is nationalizing them - and key close races across the nation tomorrow will serve as harbingers of the national political climate.

It found registered voters preferred Democratic candidates for the House over Republicans by 50 percent to 43 percent, but that was down from a 14-point advantage in August.

Thus, if Republicans lose control of the House on Tuesday, Cohen contends, "the blame should fall squarely on Trump's shoulders".

Democrats also lead in terms of fund-raising, by roughly $1 billion to $700 million.

Some Democrats and Trump critics have long suggested the records would show the president is not worth as much as he claims.

"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said there will be no way for the Trump administration to "spin" the midterm elections as a win if the Democrats take the House. The Cook Political report rates 17 Republican-held seats as likely to flip to the Democratic party, or leaning towards the Democrats.

This would be a huge win for the GOP.

The Georgia race has garnered attention from a list of high-profile backers, including Oprah Winfrey, who campaigned for Abrams last week. Meanwhile, young voters and Latinos would have to stay home.

More news: NASA's Dawn Asteroid Mission Ends as Fuel Runs Out
More news: Rihanna Reportedly Serves Notice After Her Song Is Used At Trump Rally
More news: Japan to strengthen alcohol rules for airline workers after co-pilot's arrest

Which of the 435 House races matter more? And who pays for polls for the most part? He said Mitt Romney, who is running as the Republican Senate candidate in Utah, is an example of a member of Trump's party who could challenge some of the president's populist policies. The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) would very likely be repealed once and for all.

In addition to his kind words for Republicans on Ohio's ballot, Trump nailed his well-worn stump speech, highlighting the booming economy, bemoaning the migrant caravan and boasting of his successes in confirming two Supreme Court nominees. That was rewarded, and what message would that send?

It would also be yet another reckoning for pollsters and media organizations that pay for the surveys. Of course the margins in the polls are razor thin.

Just half of Americans report they have faith in US democracy in a new Axios/Survey Monkey poll conducted late last month and reported Monday.

Health care is also a top priority for McClendon who also likes the multi-state option, as well as other creative possibilities.

'Something is happening. There's a lot of electricity in the air. It's really hard to rule anything out, given we're in uncharted territory here, and that all of our previous assumptions about how these things work have been called into question.

He said: "It's all fragile, it can be undone and changed by the Democrats".

A nationwide poll released on Sunday by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal details the depth of the demographic shifts.

It's very possible control of both the House and Senate will not be clear on election night. "It's not going to happen in one election". They might not be called for days and possibly weeks later, especially because the vote there is counted slowly.

Additionally, early and absentee ballots can get counted slowly and there is growing concern that many voters' absentee and mailed ballots could be rejected.

What it would mean: Imagine a scenario in which Democrats lead 50-49 on Election Day in the Senate, and the eyes of the country - and the deep pockets of out-of-state money - descend on Mississippi. The consequences would be enormous, the rancor pitched and the tension thick.