As House Democrats huddle through Friday in Philadelphia at a strategy retreat, their No. 2 leader, Steny Hoyer of Maryland, admits he wouldn't bet "a whole lot of money" on his party winning back their chamber's majority in 2016.
"I probably wouldn’t do that," Hoyer told reporters. But the minority whip added a couple of caveats: "One of the things you find in today's politics is its volatility. And people are not very attached to a party."