By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
In recent elections, President Obama and his Democrats are just 1 for 4, having won only the New York House District 23 seat. Now suffering the biggest loss of all, Republican Scott Brown's election to fill the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's seat in Massachusetts, many party leaders are looking for ways to avert a total election collapse in the fall midterms.
One key: fixing the economy and curbing unemployment. But there are several others, and in the debut of the Washington Whispers List, we explore the 10 plays Democrats need soon to sidestep the GOP wave. See a slide show of the list.
The List: 10 Keys to Avoiding Election Disaster