GOP dodges bumps on way to midterms

BY CHARLIE GEROW, July 29, 2018

On the seemingly endless road to Nov. 6 and the pivotal midterm elections, the 100-day marker is now in the rear-view mirror.

The dog days of summer will slowly give way to the traditional starting date for the fall campaigns, and the battle lines for control of Congress are clear.

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One hundred days has been an important political milestone for at least a couple of centuries. It was first used to define the period between Napoleon's return to Paris after his escape from exile and his abdication following his defeat at Waterloo.

Closer to home it's been a description of the special session of Congress from March 9, 1933, to June 16, 1933, when Franklin Roosevelt pushed through legislation designed to offset the devastating effects of The Great Depression.

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