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Dave Wasserman
U.S. House editor of the nonpartisan Report & contributing writer. Nerd for maps, data & bluegrass
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CookPoliticalReport Jun 22
Before speculating about what a Dem loss in means for Pelosi’s future, read latest:
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Dave Wasserman Jun 22
Cruz, Lee, Johnson & Paul will sink GOP healthcare bill? At this point I'm more confident RNC delegate rules will deny Trump the nomination.
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Molly Ball Jun 21
This is the "I was into special elections before they signed to a major label" of political nerd tweets.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Replying to @Redistrict
Trump is already raising Dems all the $ they could want. But Pelosi and "San Francisco values" are still the best foil Rs could hope for.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
It's just extremely difficult for Ds to argue benefits of Nancy Pelosi's fundraising skills still outweigh cost of her presence in GOP ads.
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Kevin Robillard Jun 21
"I think you’d have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top." - Rep. Filemon Vela.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Dear despondent Ossoff fans: just wait until next November, when Dems put 100 GOP seats in play & win 48% in *all* of them. (just kidding?)
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Random: if GOP hangs onto its VA House of Delegates majority - but gets wiped out in Northern VA - biggest casualty could be funding.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Rating change: former Rep. Brad Ashford (D) comeback bid vs. Rep. Don Bacon (R) moves from Lean R to Toss Up.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
New House Ratings: Handel (R) starts 2018 general election at Lean R.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Replying to @NateSilver538
I don't disagree w/ that. If anything, both parties should be taking a broader swath of districts seriously.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Dems cleared 46% of 2-party vote in each of , , & . This indicates a *broad* House playing field, not a limited one.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Not so sure about this. If Dems had put more $$ into , you can guarantee NRCC/CLF would too, raising turnout & hurting Parnell (D).
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Tim Fernholz Jun 21
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Why '17 gubernatorial turnout could be better indicator than : not every '18 House race is going to feature $55 million in spending.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
Does "Moderate GOP senators will roadblock repeal/replace" strike anyone else as similar to "RNC delegate math will stop Trump?"
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
...Until it wasn't.
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Dave Wasserman Jun 21
NEW at : Why Handel's Win in Isn't a Disaster for Democrats
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Dave Wasserman Jun 20
A potentially better indicator of Dems '18 fortunes than ? How many seats they pick up in the VA House of Delegates this November.
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Sean T at RCP Jun 20
Yeah, I think this is correct.
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