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Dems whistle past graveyard

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So the Democratic congressional campaign has found a silver lining: Had it not cut off money to obvious losers to shore up some other candidates, the seat loss would have been even greater. As it stands, a 25-seat pickup could regain the House majority, presuming the throw-the-Dems-out tide has ebbed.

The Times article quotes Democrats as seeing hope in 2012 in going after 60 Republicans in districts carried by Barack Obama. Didn't help much this year, of course. The presumption, I guess, is that the presidential year will bring out a bigger, more Democratic vote. The vote will be bigger, no doubt about that. The rest ...

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