The Democratic US Senate Majority Leader has stuck to his story as the Midterm election votes start cooming in…
He’s probably git access to internal polling that the media doesn’t have….
Few predict that the Republicans will win enough in the Senate to dislodge Democrats anyways….
Vertually ALL of the races needed by Democrats have their choice ahead and have been ahead for months….
The US House is a different story….
Nanacy Pelosi will be giving up the Speakers gavel ….
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Thursday that Democrats will hold the U.S. Senate, propelled by strong voter turnout to buck a wave of Republican enthusiasm for gaining control of Congress in the midterm elections.
The Democratic leader told The Associated Press he’s confident Democrats will be able to win the battleground states being contested — and potentially pick up Senate seats from Republicans.
“It’s tight,” Schumer said in an interview. “I believe Democrats will hold the Senate and maybe even pick up seats.”
Campaigning in his home state of New York, Schumer’s upbeat predictions come as Democrats face stiff headwinds heading into Election Day on Tuesday.
Republicans have gained momentum as they work to flip control of the evenly split Senate and narrowly divided House. GOP candidates are capitalizing on President Joe Biden’s lagging approval ratings, inflationary pressures on households and history — the party in the White House typically loses congressional seats in the president’s midterm.
“I don’t want to give the illusion that these are all slam dunks,” Schumer acknowledged. But Schumer said Democrats have advantages in each of the battleground states and have reversed the springtime narrative that the party would easily lose control….