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Democrats Predict Midterm Victory

Lorie Shaull from Washington, United States, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Could they be right?

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy believes that the new attack on Roe v. Wade launched by the Republicans will result in upset Americans rushing to the polling booths in November and giving Democrats the safety net they need to not get destroyed in the Midterm elections.

In a recent interview with Fox, Sen. Murphy explained, “Frankly, I think the filibuster is fundamentally anti-democratic. If you win control of the House, Senate and the White House, you probably should have the ability to enact your agenda.”

Murphy then said, “I would, and I think it’s pretty clear to me that if Republicans get control of the Senate, they will get rid of the filibuster in order to pass a national ban on abortion. They got rid of the filibuster for Supreme Court justices for the explicit purpose of putting on the court justices who would strike down Roe v. Wade. And so, I think you can naturally assume they would also change the rules to pass that national abortion ban.”

Murphy then explained how all of this will play in favor for the Democrats who were expecting a big loss in the midterms. “I think it’s going to be a huge turnout push but not just for sort of Democrats, the big middle of the country. In fact, the majority of Republicans in this country oppose the full overturning of Roe vs. Wade. Ultimately, I think this is going to push a lot of people to the polls this November, that may have otherwise stayed home because they see that this fight is coming not just in the state legislatures but in Washington as well.”

Could the Democrats be right? Will the conservatives attempt to overturn Roe v. Wade result in a devastating midterms loss for the GOP? We will know in November,