GOP set for big gains as voters voice frustration

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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Republicans are positioned for large gains Tuesday, likely retaking the House and picking up seats in the Senate, amid strong voter frustration with President Barack Obama and the Democratic-run Congress, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

Republicans held a six-point edge, 49% to 43%, when likely voters were asked which party they hoped would be in charge.

Nearly half of voters who favored GOP control of Congress said their feelings reflected a vote of protest against the Democrats—an unusually high proportion that pollsters said reflected deep frustration among many voters.

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