*With the GOP riding high, the White House is seeking solace in tight Senate races and the undecided vote, The Daily Beast’s Richard Wolffe reports.
Despite widespread predictions of a Republican blowout, Obama’s team claims that early voting data and the latest polling shows hills as well as valleys.
“Where the turnout operation is weak, we’re in trouble,” one senior Obama aide said. Where would that be? “Many of the House districts.”
So the president is making his final campaign stops in battleground cities like Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Chicago.
After November 2 though, the administration will begin to focus on Bush tax cuts, immigration reform, and tackling the deficit commission’s findings-issues that will force Republicans elected in swing districts to choose between placating Democrats and independents and risking a possible Tea Party challenge in 2012.
Read the full story at The Daily Beast.