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What Are Democrats’ Midterm Prospects For 2018?

Trump's divisiveness fuels their base

Lower taxes will elevate Republicans

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As aversion towards President Trump and Republicans across the country grows, the chances that Democrats will do well in the 2018 midterm is rising, reports Greg Sargent of The Washington Post. Since the beginning of last year, 37 state legislative seats have turned blue. People that were previously less involved in politics have been motivated by their dislike of Trump. Critics of the president are volunteering and getting others fired up, too. Independents, who generally vote against the party in power, are also flocking towards the Democratic Party. Trump is fueling its support by mishandling issues like D.A.C.A.

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Strong economic growth is going to ensure that Republican support among Americans remains dominant throughout 2018, asserts Liz Peek of The Hill. The G.O.P’s tax breaks have affected many voters, putting more money in their pockets and showing them the positives of Trump’s presidency. The wellbeing of American businesses leads to more jobs and benefits the economy in multiple ways. In fact, as the tax breaks have yet to affect all Americans, many of them will learn how good Republican leadership really is. Voting Democrat would undo many of these gains and polls show that voters are happy with the G.O.P.

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