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As in life everything is relative to the current situation.

Historically the party in power gets destroyed in the first midterm following winning the White House, destroyed in House, Senate, Governorships, and State/Local Governments, all of them.

Everyone knew Democrats were going to win, in fact the consensus on all the major news stations, newspapers, and even here on the PA was that the Democrats would have a "blue wave".

It was a good night for the Republicans because there was indeed a blue wave but the good part was there was also a red wave that counter acted the blue wave, sure the Democrats won the House (again was expected and never in doubt) but the real shocker of the night was the Republicans pulling off an unprecedented number of Senate seat gains which historically doesn't happen for the party in power in the first midterm.

To have an honest conversation about this you first have to compare this midterm to Clintons, Bush's and Obama's. Trump and the Republicans was the most successful midterm of any President/party in the modern era. All previous parties were thrashed up and down the different branches of Government the worst being under Obama who lost over 1,200 seat in total in all areas of Government (Fed/State/Local/etc.).

Democrats enjoy your win in the House, but it comes with zero mandate since Trump/Republicans picked up Senate seats.

Time to come together on infrastructure and fix DACA/border.
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