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  •  Not Totally Unprecedented (4+ / 0-)

    How awesome would it be...

    ....that in the end, it was African-Americans who turned out to be the Democratic silent majority?

    If I recall correctly in 1998 Democrats were supposed to take a huge bath due to it being the 6th year of Clinton's term and the Monica Lewinsky scandal being front and center.  In the end Democrats ended up GAINING a handful of House seats an held their own in the Senate due, in large part, to a strong turnout among African American voters upset that Republicans were talking of impeaching a president that they had such a strong rapport with.

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