Six wins key to US midterm electionNovember 05, 2014 04:01
Even before the polls close in the midterm election, President Barack Obama is sounding gloomy about the Democrats' chances of hanging onto the Senate.
"This is probably the worst possible group of states for Democrats since Dwight Eisenhower," Obama told WNPR radio in Connecticut Tuesday afternoon while polls were still open.
"There are a lot of states that are being contested where they just tend to tilt Republican," said Obama, seemingly reconciling himself to a grim night for Democrats that could turn his final two years in the White House into a painful experience.
But Vice President Joe Biden, ever the sunny optimist, isn't ready to give up just yet, and predicted Democrats would win enough crucial states to keep the Senate after a negative election campaign that cost almost $4 billion and soured an already angry public mood.
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