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Rasmussen Reports released a national phone and online survey that shows voters are split on where the blame belongs for the lack of a national “red wave.”

Thirty-three percent of likely voters blamed GOP leadership while another 33 percent blamed President Donald J. Trump. Sixteen percent blamed individual candidates and 11 percent don’t think it is anybody’s fault.

Democrats, however, are more likely than Republicans or unaffiliated voters to blame Trump. Forty percent of Democrats put the blame on Trump. Twenty-four percent of Republicans and 34 percent of unaffiliated voters agreed.

Thirty-nine percent of Republicans blamed GOP leadership, as do 26 percent of Democrats and 33 percent of unaffiliated voters.


  1. I blame Lindsay Graham. His poorly timed statement on abortion frightened the independent voters and rallied Democrats. Regardless of your personal views on Abortion – his statement was grandstanding and stupid.


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