The Democratic blue wave was real
the Guardian -

Midterm elections proved that Republicans have only a tenuous hold over the coalition that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016

As the returns poured in on the night of last week’s midterm elections, a narrative swiftly began to take shape: Although Democrats succeeded in retaking the House of Representatives from Republican control, the vaunted ‘blue wave’ had failed to materialize.

But just over a week later, the assessment has evolved just as rapidly amid a series of gains by Democrats...

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