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Unformatted text preview: J(E)DI 2010 1 Pat Kennetar and the Mystik Ryvers Mid Terms Shell 2-5 Uniqueness Democrats Win 6-12 Uniqueness Insulator 13 Republicans Win 14-19 Republicans Win: Senate 20 Links & Internals Weak FP Link 21-22 FP Key to Elections 23-26 Link Magnifier 27 Iraq Links 28 Ans Iraq Link 29 Iraq/Afghanistan Link 30 Afghanistan Link 31-35 Turkey Card 36 Legislative Victory Link Turn 37 Pres. Popularity Key 38 AT: Link Turn 39 Cap & Trade Energy Policy I/L 40 EPA Internals 41 Cap-n-Trade Internal 42 Energy Policy solves GW 43 Cap-n-Trade solves warming 44-45 Cap-n-Trade doesnt solve 46 Health Care Health Care Mod 47-48 Heath Care key to econ 49-53 AT: Innovation turn 54 Innovation Turn 55 HC Reform bad for Econ 56 Soft Power Soft Power Mod 57 Ans. Soft Power 59 Corporate Oversight Corporate oversight Mod 59 Ans. Corporate oversight 60 Impeachment Impeachment Mod 61-62 Impeachment Internal 63 Ans. Impeachment Mod 64 Deficits Deficits Mod (Rs Good) 65 Deficits Mod 66 Ans Deficits Mod 67 Nuclear Policy Internal 68 Mid Term Election File Brought to you by: Ben, et al. J(E)DI 2010 2 Pat Kennetar and the Mystik Ryvers Mid Terms Shell Republicans will pick-up seats in the House but are short of the 40 needed to take over Robert Schroeder June 2, 2010 Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal Both sides dig in as battle to dominate Congress ramps up Retrieved on 06/25/2010 from http://www.marketwatch.com/story/parties-dig-in-as-battle-for-congress-revs-up-2010-06-02? dist=countdown With just a handful of primaries off the calendar and most to come, analysts still predict Democrats will lose seats in both the House and the Senate in November. But the numbers don't yet add up to a Republican take-over of either chamber . So both parties have their campaign work cut out for them. Read more on MarketWatch's Election Blog. Magic numbers Control is just want Republicans want. Republicans would need 40 seats to win the House back from the Democrats. And if the GOP can pick up 10 Senate seats, they'll wrest that chamber back from President Barack Obama's party. But Republicans would fall well shy of their House goal if the election were held today , and three seats short of their Senate target, according to projections by Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia. He sees Republicans picking up 32 House seats and seven in the Senate. See Sabato's web site. "Our forecast still calls for sizeable Republican gains in November," wrote Sabato in the latest edition of his Crystal Ball newsletter. Democrats, he says, hope that the improved economy will help them in the fall. "But," he writes, "the positive news on the economy is too recent to have registered and too tentative to be called enduring." Indeed, the Commerce Department reported last week that the economy grew at a lower pace than previously estimated in the first quarter, expanding by 3.0% compared to the original 3.2% forecast. Read story about first-quarter GDP. No 1994? So far, Republicans look unable to count on a repeat of 1994, when they swept the...
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