Analyst Looks at Democrats' House, Senate Prospects
If history is any guide, Democrats should make gains in the midterm congressional elections on Nov. 6. The president’s party nearly always loses seats in midterm elections, with the average loss of House seats ranging between 20 and 30. Many analysts expect a Democratic takeover of the House, but the Senate appears to be different story. Kyle Kondik, managing editor of "Crystal Ball," a political newsletter produced by the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, explains why.