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US voters expect political change after midterm poll

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US voters expect political change after midterm poll


The US midterm elections are only hours away and many American voters believe the political landscape is about to change dramatically.

With much discontent over the ailing economy and the current big spending administration of President Barack Obama, the Republicans are preparing to cut a swathe through Democrat support in Congress.

Obama has enjoyed one-party rule in Washington since taking power nearly two years ago. But pollsters predict that is about to end.

In response, one of the Democrat’s big guns, former US President Bill Clinton went out rallying last minute support.

“I am concerned that in the throws of this terrible recession we’ve been in, where people are so upset, that we’ve been a fact-free election where a lot of voters are going to get the exact result they don’t want. This is not about right and left. This is about tomorrow versus yesterday,” said Clinton.

Sensing victory in the wind Tea Party favourites have been out and about getting their message home. According to polls, 50 per cent of likely voters say they will vote Republican.

So Democrats are bracing themselves for a bad election and tough political battles ahead when a new Congress takes power in January.

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