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Polls of 61 Districts Show Dems Could Win Sizable House Majority Next Year

A new set of post-shutdown polls, commissioned by MoveOn.org Political Action, show Democrats not only have an opportunity to take back the House of Representatives next year, but could win a sizable majority if voter anger over the shutdown carries into 2014.

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A 2014 Electoral Map That Has the GOP Seeing Blue


New PPP surveys in GOP-held House districts, commissioned by MoveOn.org and conducted in the wake of the government shutdown, show Republicans are in serious danger in 29 of the 36 districts polled–making it clear that Republicans could easily lose control of the House if the next election were held today. Democrats must net 17 seats to reclaim the House. The surveys challenges the conventional wisdom that gerrymandering has put the House out of reach for Democrats and indicates the shutdown has significant electoral implications.

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