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The 2010 United States midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. All 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 37 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be contested in this election along with 38 state and territorial governorships, many state legislatures, four territorial legislatures and numerous state and local races.

The GOP lost heavily in the 2006 and 2008 elections, giving up Congress and the White House. Congressional Republicans were almost unanimous in opposing the key elements of the Obama administration domestic policy in 2009-2010, while generally supporting its foreign policy in Afghanistan and Iraq. With the economy continuing to falter, support for Obama and the Democrats has suffered significantly. Political analysts in October 2010 predict sweeping Republican gains in the 2010 midterm elections, pointing to the swing that would be generated on current polling, and an "enthusiasm gap" that measures Republican voters to be significantly more engaged than Democratic voters.[1]

The issues highlighted by the candidates and voters in 2010 focus on national economic conditions and the economic policies of the Obama Administration, especially regarding bailouts, health care, taxes, and deficits, as well as corruption in government and terrorism.[2] Voters have paid relatively little attention to foreign affairs or the environment. Political analyst Dick Morris has argued that in a "fundamental change" evangelical or social issues do not dominate the Republican activists in 2010, because "economic and fiscal issues prevail. The Tea Party has made the Republican Party safe for libertarians."[

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review by . November 03, 2010
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Nov. 2 11:00 PM EST---------------       I live in the S.E. part of Virginia although I was raised in South Beach in Florida.  My BA is in pol.sci. and my graduate degree in the humanities reading in philosophy and history.  I am a retired army officer and helicopter pilot and presently an adjunct professor in history.  I am a fiscal conservative and believe in a robust foreign policy and national defense.  I am not a big social conservative as is typical …
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