If you’ve been holed up in some alternate universe for the last six weeks, you may have missed the collective consensus of political pundits and prognosticators that, in the upcoming November 4th midterm election, Republicans will pick up at least the six U.S. Senate seats needed for majority control.
If the current polling trends are borne out by the only poll that really matters – Election Day – then Republicans will win enough Senate seats to claim majority status. Still, an old farmer would no doubt caution, “Don’t count your chickens ‘till they hatch.”
Indeed, nobody should assume Republicans will control the Senate come January, and one need look no further than all the reputable polling ahead of the2012 presidential election for the reason. Remember how the major polling firms, along with Karl Rove, Dick Morris, Michael Barone and others, were predicting a Mitt Romney win?
How did that turn out?
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