Trump Says Energized Republicans Must Vote to Ensure Unexpected Senate Wins

Trump Says Energized Republicans Must Vote to Ensure Unexpected Senate Wins

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation isn't what Democrats wanted - but it might be what they need. But Senate Democrats, many of whom are facing tough reelection battles in conservative-leaning states, did not want to risk being stuck on Capitol Hill while their challengers roamed free.

Two: For the duration of the hearings, his confirmation managed to cut partially through the noisy chaos of the Trump-era news cycle, drawing sustained media coverage and public attention.

She said the back-to-back votes coming so soon after Kavanaugh's confirmation were especially painful.

Surveys, to quote a favorite polling adage, are snapshots, not predictions.

The new poll's findings mirror those of other surveys during Trump's presidency.

Initially, there was some reason to think the fight could help the GOP. And even before the Kavanaugh controversy, the Senate race there was among a handful of close contests that could decide whether Republicans keep control of the Senate, where they have a 51-49 majority. "But until then, the only thing that the Republicans seem to recognize and respect is strength".

Before Kavanaugh got a seat on the court, several polls were finding the opposite.

"These levels roughly match Republicans' record-high enthusiasm in 2010, Barack Obama's first midterm, when the GOP won a whopping 63 seats".

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The Politico/Morning Consult poll also found 48 percent of Americans would vote for a Democrat if their congressional election were held today, while just 38 percent would elect a Republican.

There's also a possibility that the episode didn't have any single tangible, overarching effect at all.

Democrats had a strong incentive to reach agreement with Republicans to speed up consideration of the nominees since it's mostly their incumbents who are up for re-election this cycle.

"The Senate in the hands of one party and the White House in the hands of another in a presidential election year", McConnell said, according to the Washington Examiner. He said many House races have been called wrong and, "I really think the Republicans are very energized, much more so now than two or three weeks ago".

"I see the spirit the Republicans have and I really believe we're going to be successful", Trump reinforced.

"The tendency to draw dramatic conclusions from fragments of data, whispers of alleged movement in polling or supposed anecdotes from a particular campaign is nearly uncontrollable in the final few weeks before an election", forecaster Stuart Rothenberg warned Tuesday, declaring himself "skeptical the Kavanaugh fight will fundamentally change next month's outcomes".

With the House already gone, the next time Congress meets will be after Election Day, Nov. 6. November 6 is looming closer than ever, and a few early voters have already cast ballots. Florida was battered this week by Hurricane Michael. And during the commercials, Democratic candidates are still probably talking about health care.

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