A tale of two parties: the NRCC added ten new targets to its offensive map this morning. Meanwhile, Democrats are privately admitting they face a challenging cycle amid a spate of retirements and dim redistricting prospects.
Here’s what they’re saying:
- BREAKING THIS MORNING — The NRCC announced a few minutes ago that it added 10 House Democrats to its list of takeover targets, bringing the total to 57. It’s a show of confidence that the 2022 environment is favorable to Republicans, especially post-reapportionment.
Roll Call: NRCC adds 10 Democrats to target list after release of census tally
- All 10 of the incumbent Democrats represent states, such as California and New York, that are set to lose a House seat thanks to the 2020 census, which will shift the balance of congressional seats for the next decade.
Fox News: House GOP reelection committee expanding list of Democratic targets
- Emmer, R-Minn., argued that “every House Democrat is facing an uphill battle having to defend their toxic socialist agenda that prioritizes trillion-dollar tax hikes on the middle class, opens our borders, closes our schools and defunds the police.”
Breitbart: House Republicans on ‘Offense’: NRCC Chair Tom Emmer Targets 10 More Districts to Take Back House
The Hill: House GOP campaign arm adds to target list
Washington Post: NRCC announces 10 more Democratic targets, all in states losing congressional seats
National Journal: NRCC Expands Map
Washington Examiner: Republicans add 10 Democrats to House midterm elections target list
NewsMax: NRCC Targets 10 Additional House Dems for 2022
Daily Mail: Republicans add more names to their 2022 Democrat hit list: GOP is now targeting 57 seats to win and takeover in the midterms
Newsweek: Three California, Four New York House Seats Among Those GOP Aiming to Flip for 2022
Townhall: House GOP Campaign Arm Adds New Dem-Held Districts to Targeted List For 2022 Election