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House Democrats: Hey, maybe we should pass something this year

Ya think? After Democratic leadership pushed yet another stunt vote in the Senate, vulnerable House Democratic incumbents worry that their list of accomplishments in this session might fit within a fortune cookie. Punchbowl reports this with the headline, “Frontliners freak,” and for good reason — they’ve met with voters for the last few days:

Frontline House Democrats – the party’s most endangered incumbents this November – have been pressing party leaders in recent days to step up legislative efforts to save their majority.

The roughly 30 House Democrats have long known the political headwinds are against them this yea. Redistricting, inflation, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, an uneven economy are all big problems. Add to that, the fact that the party in power generally loses seats in the midterms.

But many of these vulnerable Democrats returned to Washington after a week at home particularly spooked. Their frustrations are running high. They’re worried

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