Democrats erase 10-point Gallup gap - The Hill's Blog Briefing Room
Say goodbye to the 10-point lead Republicans enjoyed in last week's Gallup poll of generic congressional preferences.
Gallup's weekly tracking poll of the generic ballot, a key predictor of voters' actions in elections, showed Democrats and Republicans tied at 46 percent -- down from the 10-point lead the GOP held just a week ago.
The shift, the polling group noted, marked the first time in five weeks where Republicans didn't hold some sort of advantage over Democrats. Last week's 51-41 percent lead was heralded as "unprecedented" for Republicans