Senate race is neck and neck; they will decide if anyone gets appointed

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    RealClearPolitics - 2016 Election Maps - Battle for the Senate 2016

    Right now, with no tossups, GOP holds a 51 seat advantage.
    • If HRC win, no liberal nominations.
    • If Donald wins, no conservative nominations because he is a progressive. Roe wills stand forever.
    Four of the GOP seats are very, very iffy (NH, MO, NC, and NV), so the Dems need but one if HRC wins.
    • The dems will then set aside all cloture rules, leaving the VP to break a tie. SCOTUS looks communist red by the end of the first term.
    • But if Trump wins, no conservative nominations.
    Trump will nominate only middle of the roaders, maybe a liberal or two.

    The far right, the socons, and the cultural and racial taboo alt right forget this: Trump is a progressive, always has been.
     
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    The analysis is clear there will be no appointments like Alito, Thomas, Scalia, etc., in the next term or two.
     
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    The FBI "October Surprise" looks like it will have a bigger impact on the Senate races than the Presidency

    Several key seats are within a percentage point. It will be critical to see who gets out the vote, that is where the race is won or lost
     
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    I agree, rw. One of the parties is going to get 49 to 52 seats. The question is, which one.
     
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    Dems got it. In the bag!
     
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    I think they Dems may get 50 or 51, but that is only a guess. No one really knows.
     
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    Hope so.
     
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    I think the people who vote for Hillary will vote for Dems for the senate.And since it will be a landslide victory for Hillary, the senate will become a Democratic majority.
     
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    That makes sense if it is a landslide.
     
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    With the missing emails?
     

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