Despite It All, Here’s Why Republicans Are Likely to Win in Nov.

There are only three more employment reports before the November congressional elections. One of them — the report for August — arrives on Friday.

And expectations among the experts are that there will be good news in the August report — 195,000 new jobs and an unemployment rate that dips slightly to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent. August’s job growth is expected to beat July’s.

My contention all along has been that economics — pocketbook issues like jobs and wages — will be the main things on Americans’ minds when they vote on Nov. 6.

That’s why I’ve been saying that I don’t think there will be a significant change in the composition of Congress, with Republicans continuing to control both the House and Senate. You don’t mess with success is the way voters will be thinking, and right now the economy looks like a success.

Read more at the New York Post.

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