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For Dems to Win House, Obama Must Rise in Polls

ThasicAlambra Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 12:42 PM
Obama shouldn't have been able to win a second term either, yet here we are. Never doubt the ignorance or idiocy of the American voter.
Barack Obama has said that he wants to help Democrats win back a majority in the House of Representatives. He says he looks forward to Nancy Pelosi being speaker again.

If he does work hard to elect House Democrats, it will be a change from 2010 and 2012, when he didn't do much at all for them.

But let's say he does. What are the chances of success?

Certainly not zero. Democrats need to gain 17 seats to win a House majority of 218. That's fewer than the number of seats that changed party in 2006, 2008 and 2010.

And let's...