Tuesday’s Blowout

TUESDAY’S BLOWOUT….Brad DeLong points out the size of yesterday’s Senate blowout: Democrats won about 32 million votes compared to 24 million for Republicans. I might add that a pickup of six seats out of 33 amounts to 18% of the seats in play. That’s a huge wave.

What was the total national vote in the House, though? Has anyone added up those numbers yet? I haven’t seen them.

In other news, CNN just called the Montana Senate race for Jon Tester, which means control of the Senate all depends on Virginia. Webb is nearly 7,000 votes ahead in that race, which makes it vanishingly unlikely that a recount will turn that around. Come January, Dems will be in charge of both houses of Congress.

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