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The mid-terms are all about Trump

History and polls favour a Democrats' triumph next month, but polls can be wrong

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The US economy is doing well, and a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll points to a 47 per cent job-approval rating for President Donald Trump (above). It is the highest in his time in office.

NUMBERS do not lie, and the fact is that the political party that controls the White House has lost seats in the House of Representatives in 35 of the 38 mid-term elections since the Civil War.

And you do not have to be a political scientist to figure out why that happens. Supporters of...

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