(Nathan Gonzales, Roll Call) – The race for president will continue to dominate the 2016 landscape, with the fight for the Senate sucking up any remaining oxygen molecules. But Democrats haven’t given up their effort to dig out of the minority in the House.
Democrats face a difficult road to gain 30 seats and get back into the majority, but their prospects improved in a handful of races over the last few months.
Two GOP incumbents moved into more vulnerable categories in the latest Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report/Roll Call ratings. Rep. Frank Guinta moves from Tilts Republican to Tossup in New Hampshire’s 1st District, while Rep. Rod Blum of Iowa joins Nevada Rep.Cresent Hardy in the Tilts Democratic category from Tossup.
State Sen. Morgan Carroll should give GOP Rep. Mike Coffman a strong challenge in a presidential year. The 6th District race moves from Favored Republican to Leans Republican.
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