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Sunday, 16 July 2017 13:54

Bill Clinton’s former campaign manager doesn’t think Dems can win back Senate

Written by  Mark Moore

James Carville, former President Clinton’s campaign manager, said it would be “ver​y, very” difficult for Democrats to win control of the Senate in 2018 because the party is without a leader.

​”​If a party is out of power, and we don’t have a presidential candidate, there is no one going to be in charge until sometime in 2020​,” ​Carville told John Catsimatidis on the “Cats Roundtable” radio show on 970 AM​.

James Carville, former President Clinton’s campaign manager, said it would be “ver​y, very” difficult for Democrats to win control of the Senate in 2018 because the party is without a leader.

​”​If a party is out of power, and we don’t have a presidential candidate, there is no one going to be in charge until sometime in 2020​,” ​Carville told John Catsimatidis on the “Cats Roundtable” radio show on 970 AM​. “Right now ​most ​Democrats​ are trying to focus on the 2018 election​.​​”

​”​I would say we have a pretty good chance of taking the House back. The Senate is very​,​ very difficult​,” he said. “I think there is ​good chance,​ maybe ​a ​50% chance​,​ the Democrats win the ​House,” he said. “In the Senate [the chances] are substantially less​.​”

“The problem in the Senate is we have a large number of seats we have to hold in states that Donald Trump carried. Indiana, Missouri, you know, places like that we have to hold seats,” ​Carville said.​

T​he GOP holds a 240-194 margin in the House and a 52-48 edge in the Senate.​

A​sked about the number of prospective candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Carville said it will be “double digits.”

“I can’t say if it will be 10 [or] it’ll be 17. And there will be a number of serious candidates who are going to run on the Democratic side. And our party needs that​,” he said.

​”There’s going to be a lot of people looking at this awful hard​,” Carville said, ticking off the names of Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Sen. Corey Booker of New Jersey, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Sen. Kamala Harris of California as possible contenders.

But he said Democrats may have the health care issue on their side in the elections as Republicans struggle to repeal and replace ObamaCare, a main campaign pledge from President Trump.

“The problem with healthcare is this: Anybody that moves to change healthcare loses​. ​… It is one of these things if you pick it up, it bites you​,” he said.​

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The list of "important" politicians that carville lists are an indication of what is wrong in DC and with the dem party. What a bunch of potential losers and it makes one wonder what is wrong with the voters of their states that they would support these people.

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The Demorat Libturds will never learn that their attempt to BUY Elections are NOT what we will Tolerate!! The only message that they have is that they HATE American Citizens and Veterans and LOVE Illegals and Muslim Sharia Refugees!! I wonder why they keep losing???!!!

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Since God answered our election prayers, future candidates must be truthful and honest since "We the Taxpaying People" are sick of scandals and lies.
. The 2012 DNC unanimously removed "God" and everything that approaches godliness from their platform.
. Now I would like somebody to name a Biblical believer who remains as a Democrat. Now I [not so] jokingly claim a Democrat could not tell the truth even if it were to their benefit.

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