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The Cook Political Report Feels the Ground Shift Beneath Its Feet


It might be easier for Cook Political Report to say, “All right, just take the previous list of House race ratings and move everything one notch to the right. Yup. Yup. Yeah, that one too. Keep going. Keep going. Yeah, even that one.”

Here are their shifts for today:

Republicans need 39 seats to win the House. Cook now projects the GOP will gain between 35 and 45 seats. Right now they rate 72 currently Democrat-held House seats as “Lean Democrat” or more vulnerable.

Tags: 2010


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