Republicans credit the 'Kavanaugh Effect' for Senate wins against red-state Democrats


CNBC—Sen. Lindsey Graham says that the constituents of those Democratic incumbents who voted against Kavanaugh "held them responsible for being part of a despicable smear campaign orchestrated by the left."

Democrats got millions more votes – so how did Republicans win the Senate?. Experts warn of ‘rise of minority rule’ after Democrats’ vote tally beat Republicans’ by more than 12m The 2018 midterm elections brought significant gains for Democrats, who retook the House of Representatives and snatched several governorships from the grip of Republicans. But some were left questioning why Democrats suffered a series of setbacks that prevented the party from picking up even more seats and, perhaps most consequentially, left the US Senate in Republican hands. Continue...