Democrats are defending razor-thin majorities in Congress.
This leaves little room for mistakes.
And Chuck Schumer is weeping after he just got handed this memo that could end his run.
Republicans only need to flip five seats to take back the House and one seat to take back the Senate in 2022.
But a new poll shows Joe Biden’s declining approval ratings have put Democrats in a deep hole with little time to get out of it.
According to a poll conducted by the Senate Majority PAC, the Democrats’ main Senate Super PAC, Joe Biden’s approval ratings are hurting Democrats in seven key battleground states, including the swing states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Georgia, and Nevada.
And in a sign of more trouble for Democrats, Biden’s approval among persuadable voters sat at 27 percent.
The Senate Majority PAC showed Biden’s approval rating across the Senate battlegrounds at 41 percent, with 52 percent disapproving — numbers that are roughly in line with recent national polls. Among persuadable targets, however, just 27 percent say they approve of the job the president is doing while 57 percent disapprove. The group’s private poll from May had Biden well above water, with 49 percent approving and 43 disapproving. Few Senate races in the modern political era tilt against how voters view the president. So if Biden is underwater heading into the election year, holding a 50-50 Senate will prove to be a tough proposition for Democrats.
Democrats are panicking over the results of this new poll, especially since they’re defending seats in three of the seven states – New Hampshire, Georgia and Nevada.
If Democrats lose any of these races, they will also lose their majority in 2022.
And Chuck Schumer’s own polling data shows the poisonous political atmosphere Democrats face due to the border crisis and inflationary problems created by Joe Biden’s policies.
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