Donald Trump and Republicans ARE getting beatdowns in the media…..
The Supreme’s Abortion throw down’s have fired up the media….
The close down of abortion availability ….
The above should work in Democrats favour…
James Carville’s ‘Its the Economy stupid’ STILL rings true…..
Gas and Consumer prices along with the Fed’s interest rate hikes….
House Democrats on the front lines of fighting off a red wave in November’s midterm elections say voters are paying attention to new details about the Capitol attack that have emerged in the hearings — but they say the economy, not the probe into a possible threat to democracy, remains the leading issue.
Most political analysts expect Republicans to win back control of the House of Representatives, as well as possibly the Senate, in the fall. The combination of President Biden’s record-low approval ratings with decades-high inflation is politically potent, especially when added to the historical trend that the party that controls the White House loses seats in Congress in midterm elections.
Even before the House select committee’s public hearings started last month, many Democrats on Capitol Hill were skeptical that they would reveal much new information or break through with undecided voters. But several lawmakers in top-tier races say there has been interest across the political spectrum in the investigation. They just hear far more from voters about the price of gas and other consumer goods….
“[House Minority Leader] Kevin McCarthy has essentially chosen the side of the people who attacked the Capitol.”
Another Michigan Democrat, Rep. Elissa Slotkin, recounted how one worker in her district, a machine operator at an auto supplier, was trying to get people to pay attention to the hearings.
“He said that every time he goes into the break room, they’re watching like game shows or soap operas — and he always turns it to the January 6th hearing to try and make sure that people realize what a big deal it is,” she said.
But Slotkin says the violent attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election result wasn’t the main worry for her constituents who drive an average of 40 miles one way to work, adding, “I hear much more about inflation and the price of gas.”…
image…President Biden shakes hands with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., as he arrives at the airport in Lansing, Mich., on Oct. 5, 2021.