As Day 2 of the Schumer Shutdown begins, here’s what Democrats are waking up to…
The Washington Post: Shutdown could hurt Democrats seeking reelection in Trump states
- “Yet some Democrats also quietly conceded that the impasse — if it is seen as a fight over immigration — holds risks for vulnerable senators, even if they voted to keep the government open.”
- “A super PAC allied with Senate Democrats commissioned a poll in 12 battleground states in early December 2017 … when interviewers asked respondents about a shutdown that might be tied to the legal status of dreamers, Democrats absorbed more blame.”
CNN Poll: Democratic advantage narrows in 2018.
- “…it represents a large shift from CNN polls conducted in the past three months, in which Democrats held double-digit advantages over the Republicans.”
- “In the new poll, independents have grown more positive toward Donald Trump, and now split almost evenly on the generic ballot: 45% for the Republican in their district to 42% for the Democrat.”