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Dems Focus on State for House Control

Recent Democratic surges in suburbs foreshadow close races in the state.

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Drew Gerber
April 6, 2018, 11:15 a.m.

“Democrats buoyed by recent victories in Republican districts have lofty aims in suburban New Jersey as they work to wrest control of the House from the G.O.P., given Democrats’ surprise victories in Virginia, Alabama and, most recently, Pennsylvania. In New Jersey, which has been described by Democrats and Republicans as the most suburban state in the country, the revolt has been especially muscular and has put into play Republican-held congressional seats that until this year had hardly been on the Democratic radar. Voters have grown increasingly angry with Mr. Trump, viewing many of his actions as damaging the state’s fortunes.” (New York Times)

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