After all the postcard-writing parties, the back-porch fund-raisers and the sidewalk and door-to-door volunteer work, there was always the nagging doubt: What if this wasn’t enough? What if all this suburban anger toward President Trump still couldn’t unseat Republicans in the New York suburbs?

On Wednesday, after a nearly clean sweep of races from Long Island to northern New Jersey, doubt among local Democrats had been replaced wholesale by optimism.

Now nearly nothing is off the table in the 2018 midterm elections. Republican congressional seats once thought to be almost unassailable are now being …read more

Source: New York Times

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