Sunday, March 02, 2008

GOP Woes Could Reverberate In 2010

By Amy Walter,
© National Journal Group Inc.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Watching Minority Leader John Boehner implore his House colleagues to get off their "dead asses" and help raise money for the struggling National Republican Congressional Committee is a helpful reminder of the importance of morale in determining the balance of power in Congress. When all is said and done, the number of seats lost by the Republican Party will be determined not by how strong Democrats are in November, but by how many of the GOP's own members decide to throw in the towel. The fact that Republicans already have more open seats to defend today (29) than Democrats had in 1996 (28) suggests that they see little hope for regaining their majority in 2008.

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