Are Republicans Running Scared?
The GOP was already bracing for a tough political year, but losses in three special elections prompted Rep. Tom Davis to send a panicked note to Republican leaders: “The political atmosphere facing House Republicans this November is the worst since Watergate and is far more toxic than the fall of 2006 when we lost thirty seats.”
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Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) sent a memo to the Republican House leadership explaining his party’s prospects in November noting “the political atmosphere facing House Republicans this November is the worst since Watergate and is far more toxic than the fall of 2006 when we lost thirty seats.”
“The loss of three straight special elections, in once solidly Republican districts cannot be explained simply by ‘bad candidates’, or by being out-organized. They are canaries in the coal mine, warning of far greater losses in the fall, if steps are not taken to remedy the current climate.”
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