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"Even though they did manage to win a boatload of seats..."
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:32pm
198.101.7.201 (XFF: 172.30.52.144)

Including FDR, there have been 22 mid-term elections in the last what -- 84 years?

The net seats lost in the last mid-term election (39 by the last count I've seen) falls right around the middle of the pack - tied for 10th with Bush 43.

Fewer seats lost than Obama, Clinton, Carter, and LBJ.

And only the 5th time that a Party picked UP seats in the Senate.

A blue trickle.

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