Omdahl: Off-year elections haunted
Published 10/18/2010, INFORUM
While pundits on television are spending their time talking about the political environment in this nonpresidential election, they are neglecting the historical weather vanes that would give some direction to their speculations. With rare exceptions, the party of the sitting president loses congressional and legislative seats in nonpresidential election years.Word count: 535
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