Poll: GOP cuts Dem lead in generic House ballot

To hear Democrats tell it, the Republicans may as well fold up their tents and concede control of the House now.  The conventional wisdom states that Trump is so hated that Democrats will turn out in droves to unseat GOP incumbents and hand the Democrats a big win. There's only one problem with "conventional wisdom" – it's usually wrong.  In this case, a new poll out from NBC News-Wall Street Journal shows Republicans actually narrowing the gap on the generic House ballot.  Previously, Democrats held a comfortable double-digit lead.  But the latest numbers show the GOP closing that gap to just 7 points. NBCNews: But the poll doesn't show "knockout numbers" for Democrats, which gives Republicans a chance of retaining control of Congress, says Republican pollster Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies, who conducted this survey with Democratic pollster Peter Hart and his team at Hart Research...(Read Full Post)