Kudlow’s Money Politics

November Surprise?

A nationwide Pew Research Center survey finds voting intentions shifting in the direction of Republican congressional candidates in the final days of the 2006 midterm campaign. The new survey finds a growing percentage of likely voters saying they will vote for GOP candidates…The narrowing of the Democratic lead raises questions about whether the party will win a large enough share of the popular vote to recapture control of the House of Representatives….

Well, it looks like a few great November surprises may be in the works.

According to the new Pew survey of likely voters, the generic ballot is in a dead heat.

Think 4.4 percent unemployment (And by the way, the economic polls went up in the Pew poll).

Think John Kerry. The Senator from Massachusetts is having a larger than expected negative impact on Democrats, and positive for Republicans.

Think renewed voter enthusiasm on the GOP side.

And think President Bush’s approval ratings are going up.

Very interesting…

Larry Kudlow is the author of JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, written with Brian Domitrovic.

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