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GOP’s Gain Is Short of Wave as Biden Dodges Worst-Case

  • Biden out-performs historic midterm trends despite inflation
  • DeSantis dominates in Florida, while Trump candidates falter
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Midterms Update: GOP Eyes Narrow Control of House
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The Republican wave that was supposed to undo Joe Biden’s presidency failed to arrive.

For weeks, GOP candidates were projected to dominate Tuesday’s midterm elections, with polls showing voters bitter about the state of the economy. Party leaders acted emboldened, and Donald Trump openly teased an early announcement of a 2024 presidential run in hopes of harnessing the expected momentum.