Anti-Incumbent Fever Won't Oust Many Incumbents

Don't expect many members of Congress to lose their seats next year, despite Congress's 9 percent approval rating.

Residents turn out to vote in mid-term elections at a polling place inside a luxury car dealer in Beverly Hills, California, on November 2, 2010. The nation's mood was dark as Democrats rallied desperately to defend President Barack Obama and angry Republicans hoped to deliver a crippling rebuke. There was little of the festive atmosphere that swept the country two years ago when Obama was elected the nation's first black US president. The mid-term elections see the lower house of Congress, plus over a third of the Senate and most governors' mansions up for grabs. But many consider the vote is a referendum on Obama himself. AFP PHOTO Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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