Catholic University Politics Professor Matt Green has two interesting posts up (the one is linked within the other) about the possibility that the Democrats may have won a majority of the votes for Congress this year, but nonetheless were unable to secure a majority of seats. This has only happened once in recent times, in 1996. As Green notes, it is not clear that re-districting is the only or even principal culprit here, but it is the most likely suspect.
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