The American Presidency Project

Non-profit and non-partisan, the APP is the source of presidential documents on the internet.  We are hosted at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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January 30, 1990
George Bush

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Minority Leaders McConnell and McCarthy

Our estimates from historical data suggest Democratic losses of 29 seats in the House and 3 in the Senate.  But there is great uncertainty about these estimates.