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Ryan foresees only small Democratic losses in the House

Published: Tue, April 13, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-17th, says his political party will lose seats in the U.S. House and Senate in the November general election, but not enough for Republicans to control either legislative body.

“In reality we probably have a few seats [in the House] we shouldn’t have anyway,” Ryan of Niles said during a meeting today with The Vindicator editorial board.

“We got them from the backlash of [the presidency of] George Bush, and the Barack [Obama presidential] election,” he added. “I don’t see us losing a lot of seats. We won’t lose the House.”

Democrats have a 253-177 majority over Republicans in the U.S. House with 5 vacancies.

For more on this story, see Wednesday’s Vindicator or vindy.com


1NilesOhio(987 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Tim is apparently not that bright. I get the feeling he's going to be in for a big surprise.

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2dagoat64(38 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Well Akorn is disbanning ,and probably gonna re -surface under differant names with governmental back up. I sence voter fraud on the horizon..Hmmm....Maybe congressman Ryan is onto something.

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3eagleye(59 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Maybe we can get lucky and one of the seats that the Dems loose will be Ryan's. This guy's a clown, dodges any forum where he might actually get asked some tough questions, and seems to be Nancy Pelosi's step and fetch it boy. Can't wait to AGAIN vote against him. WIth the condition of the country, and Marxist Obama's policies, I'd vote for roadkill before I voted for virtually ANY current officer holder, Democrat or Republican.

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4dagoat64(38 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Not many republicans have held office in the demacratic stronghold mahoning valley.. May be a reason we have been in such sad shape since 1979. We don't get nothing but smoke blown up our arses because the politicians already know our area is a lock..

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5valleyred(1103 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Far left liberal Nate Silvers, who runs FiveThirtyEight.com and accurately predicted the 2008 Election with his computer formula says the Democrats are very likely to lose the House and may lose close to 50-60 seats!


Timmy Ryan is wrong!

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6cambridge(4065 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Nancy Pelosi will remain Speaker of the House because the Democrats will remain in control of the House of Representatives. Guaranteed.

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7valleyred(1103 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Cambridge, you will be wrong.
I bet the GOP picks up around 50-55 seats and comes awful close to taking back the Senate.

America hates ObamaCare and it will lead bad losses for the Dems in 2010.

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8MFC997(261 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

I'm going skeet shooting with Rep. John Boehner (seriously) on Saturday. I'll inform him of Ryan's prediction. I'm sure he'll find it quite amusing. Ryan should lay off the ganja it will kill what little remaining brain cells this clown has. The GOP will win the House by simple osmosis between all the anger, Obama's tanking poll numbers and the Marxist power grab the Dems are trying to pull off. Sweet November comin' up.

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9saddad(655 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Its funny how nervous breakdowns are tragic to see in an individual and hilarious to see in the entire right wing of Amarica. Keep it up USeless 1. I expect a great deal of entertainment from your kind before you get your teeth kicked in again in November.

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10UnionForever(1470 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

Tim - you will be one of them Demorat losers in November. What have you done for the Valley? NOTHING. That is why you will be gone!

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11IOKIYAR(32 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

What a sad bunch of rethug losers that post on the Vindy.

The real reason that no rethug has been elected in the valley for so long is because you clowns cant tell you're you-know-what from a hole in the ground.

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12saddad(655 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

hehe--dont blow a gasket old man.

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13IOKIYAR(32 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

USA1 - You've just made my point! Thank you!

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14cambridge(4065 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

The Democrats will remain in control of congress by a large margin. Guaranteed. The GOP (Gone Old Party) have been owned since 2006 and that's not going to change anytime soon.

I have to give teabaggers like the USEless1 credit. When others realize that when they vote republican they vote the same way he does it helps them make up their minds on who to vote for.

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15cambridge(4065 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

USEless1.....Thanks for bringing up Sept.12 again. I have provided at least a half dozen reports by reliable news organizations that say less than 100,000. You have provided zero reports that report more than 100,000 because those reports don't exist.

You lie, everyone knows you lie and everyone laughs at you and your stupid posts. Your just to stupid to know it.

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16cambridge(4065 comments)posted 6 years, 2 months ago

USEless1....I have provided link after link from reliable news organizations that report less than 100,000. Why don't you provide just one link from one reliable news agency that reported more than 100,000. That should be easy to do since you claim 2.1 million, that is, unless you lied.

I dare you. Post a link that backs up what you say. Can't find one? Guess why? They don't exist because you lie and everyone knows it and that's why everyone makes fun of you.

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