House All But Lost In 2014, Democrats Circle Senate Wagons

House All But Lost In 2014, Democrats Circle Senate Wagons

Via AFP:

With Republicans expected to retain control of the US House in 2014, strategists warn Democrats must scramble to preserve their Senate majority -- or risk a miserable finale to Barack Obama's presidency.

An incumbent American president's party historically fairs poorly at the ballot box in the middle of his second term, and there is increasing recognition that Obama's Democrats may suffer such a fate in November.

Obama's approval ratings are lousy, his health care reform law is even less popular, and mid-term election demographics, largely dominated by elderly and white voters, favor R...

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