(RepublicanDaily.org) – The 2022 midterm elections are looming, and both major parties will be looking to get their respective houses organized to execute effective campaigns. With the Senate split down the middle and the Democrats holding a razor-thin majority in the House, there’s much to play for. However, at this crucial stage, the wheels appear to be coming off the Democratic wagon.
Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) announced this week he would not be seeking election in next year’s midterms, calling an end to what, by next year, will be a 26-year career in the House of Representatives. Wisconsin is a key swing state, and the Democrats’ loss of a longtime incumbent there leaves the playing field wide open.
NEWS: Rep. Ron Kind (D) will announce his retirement Tuesday from #WI03, a swing seat that Trump carried twice
This is a huge blow to Dems' chances of keeping their House majority
— Ally Mutnick (@allymutnick) August 10, 2021
As big a loss as Kind will be, he wouldn’t be as significant a departure as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). While the Speaker hasn’t indicated an intention to step down herself, rumors are starting to swirl about how much longer she has left in Washington.
Of course, the Democrats’ woes aren’t confined to Congress. Until recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was singled out as one of the party’s stars, resigned this week amid a months-long sexual harassment scandal. Additionally, a recent LA Times report revealed that 49% of voters have an unfavorable opinion of Vice President Kamala Harris; hardly a surprising result, given her failure to address the spiraling crisis on our southern border.
With the wheels off the Democrat wagon, 2022 isn’t looking too good for them.
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