The Winning Strategy

O'Leary, Kevin
April 2006
Campaigns & Elections (1996);Apr2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p24
The article discusses the strategies to be used by the Democratic Party to win the majority in the U.S. House in the 2006 election. The low approval ratings of President George W. Bush could pose an opportunity for the Democrats to gain advantage in the election. Democrats should win at least 15 seats in the Congress to be able to put Nancy Pelosi as the Speaker of the House. The national mood of voters at a certain issue also plays an important role in whether the Democrats can dominate in the House.


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