- Julian Zelizer: The party in the White House usually suffers a big defeat in midterm elections, but factors could hinder a Democratic sweep
- Good economic numbers could outweigh the impact of voter anger at losing health benefits, he writes
Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and a New America fellow, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He's co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)Gamblers are likely betting on Democrats to do quite well in the 2018 midterm elections.