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Right now Republicans hold the majority 240.
Seats to democrats' 109.
Let's talk about it would change the April of campaigns and elections magazine he is the editor.
-- Democrats have talked like they would be able to recapture the house maybe put Nancy Pelosi back in place.
As speaker of the house how is that -- and right now after the month the president Obama has had yet right.
Now Johnny it doesn't look good in terms of Democrats being able to retake the house majority.
I think if you go back to the beginning of the year.
Tie it to get those 25 seats which is -- Democrats would need that was a very tall task to begin -- I don't think they were too many analysts.
Who actually saw the Democrats had a shot at that.
But I think with the tightening.
The top of the ballot between Mitt Romney and President Obama you have seen a shift on to the congressional level you're hearing it from.
I Democrats in tight congressional races and and top party strategist suggesting that a lot of those tight races are tightening even further.
Hot and that makes it much more unlikely to Democrats will be able to get to that 25.
Most analysts think Democrats will pick up a handful of seats.
-- -- in the house I think that's probably likely but 25 and a majority seems near impossible at this point.
As we watch the president jogging across the tarmac to -- make a campaign appearance.
It may seem like a silly question but why does that happen why -- the president's troubles.
Trickle down to other democratic candidates.
This is something we've seen increasingly in the past couple -- cycles economy.
The the national environment and and the impact -- that has had.
Down the ballot has been substantially we saw in 2010.
We saw in 2008.
Both of those years on the congressional level -- what we call these wave elections.
We're what was happening in the national environment.
-- in 2008 swept out that -- Republican and members of congress all across the country.
In 2010 we saw the opposite effect -- 2010 a lot of conservative Democrats.
I think conservative congressional districts lost I simply because of the national environment -- 2012.
I think we're gonna see some of the same.
The national environment these congressional elections I think there -- increasingly nationalized.
I don't see much to suggested that trend is going to be that different come November -- give you a lot to write about in campaigns and elections magazine that's for sure right.
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