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View Diary: The Election Wasn't As Close As You Think (108 comments)

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  •  and most voters chose a Democratic House rep (3+ / 0-)
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    sethtriggs, a2nite, MichaelNY

    Despite Boehner's claims that he got a mandate too because he's still Speaker, he retained his majority only because of gerrymandering.  At the time the linked-to article was written, about half a million more Americans chose a Democrat to represent them in the House than chose a Republican, and by the time the results are final the margin will be higher.

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