Report: Democrats Eye 6 More House Pickups in 2010

Buoyed Democrats look for more gains in House. We have their report.

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It's a bold claim: The president's party, which typically loses seats in the first midterm election, thinks it can win six more House seats. "The map remains ripe with opportunities for more Democratic gains," says Jon Vogel, executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He forwarded to us the latest DCCC report, which finds that fundraising is strong despite the economy and that polls favor Democrats by some 15 percentage points. And while he is concerned about some Democrats running in 34 troubled "frontline districts," he not only predicts victory but says that there are an additional six Republican-held districts the DCCC wants. Read his 16-page memo, including Democratic talking points, here: