Democrats are outperforming in key races — and it could be a nightmare for Trump in 2018

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Democratic candidates have outperformed expectations in every special election since President Donald Trump took office, and analysts are starting to worry that the GOP could lose the House and the Senate in 2018.
Trump has already struggled to push his agenda through Congress, and losing his slim majorities in both chambers could stall his already slow-moving agenda.
A narrow win in deep red Arizona on Tuesday night highlights how real and close this danger is for Republicans.

Democratic candidates have outperformed expectations in every special election since President Donald Trump came into office, and it’s increasingly looking as if Trump’s 2018 nightmare of losing both the House and the Senate in midterm elections could come true.

Republicans only narrowly squeaked out a win in an Arizona special election on Tuesday night, with their candidate winning by 5 points in a state Trump carried by 21 points.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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