President Joe Biden has a lot riding on Tuesday’s midterm elections.
The course of his presidency, whether he wins a second term or can accomplish anything else of consequence in his first one, may hinge on whether Democrats can preserve their narrow congressional majorities.
Right now, it’s not looking good.
Republicans lead on the generic congressional ballot by nearly 3 points, according to RealClearPolitics. Only one major pollster has Democrats ahead. Cook Political Report projects that the House is as good as gone and the Democrats’ best-case scenario for retaining any power on Capitol Hill is keeping the Senate 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking ties.
Biden predicted the polls would shift back in the Democrats’ favor once more before Election Day. His own travel schedule suggests otherwise. Read more…