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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Democrats Made a Small Net Gain in State Houses in 2016

Despite wide-spread vote suppression last fall, the Democrats did net one house chamber gain over Republicans.  The article at Daily Kos tells more.

There are also signs Democrats are running hard in contested U.S. House seats this year.  Whether the Democrats can overcome the vote suppression machine of the Republican Part and its henchmen remains to be seen.  Such dirty tricks represent the true wild card of American politics today.


Democrats Made a Slight Net Gain in State Houses

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