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Republicans Primed To ‘Comfortably Take Back’ Congress In 2022 After Democrats’ Election Disaster

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2021
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Republicans’ routing of Democrats in Virginia and their strong showing in New Jersey on Tuesday night may signal a GOP takeover of Congress next year.

In Virginia, Republican Glenn Youngkin knocked off Democrat Terry McAuliffe for governor, upsetting the former governor of Virginia who was an early favorite to retake the office. Youngkin’s victory was joined by Republican Winsome Sears, who defeated Democrat Hala Ayala for lieutenant governor, and Republican Jason Miyares, who upset incumbent Democrat Mark Herring for attorney general.

In New Jersey, GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli is running neck-and-neck with Democratic...

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