By: Stephen Dinan, Washingtontimes.com
House Republicans are so confident of making major electoral gains this year that they’re now daring some senior Democrats not to retire and instead face defeat at the ballot box.
Incumbency usually is considered a near-guarantee of re-election, and minority parties usually wait for long-serving lawmakers to retire to compete for their seats. But Republicans say top Democrats have had some tough votes on President Obama’s plans that make them vulnerable this year to opponents without records tied to the party’s national agenda.
“There are some that I always wanted to retire,” Republican Chief Deputy Whip Kevin McCarthy told reporters Wednesday. But this year, he said, “it might be easier to defeat them.”
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