Democrats lose centuries of seniority in House

November 3, 2010 12:22

“the number of long-serving Democrats who lost re-election this week is staggering, and suggests a widespread dissatisfaction with Washington. The victorious Republicans in these races said voters were tired of the Democratic agenda.” – Washington Times

By Stephen Dinan The Washington Times


All told, with about a dozen races still uncalled, Democrats have already shed 376 years of congressional experience, and that could go as high as 430 years if five other Democrats lose races in which returns show they are trailing.

As bad as the numbers are, they actually understate the total cost of party seniority for the Democrats this year.


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