Does the Ohio special election signal a blue wave in the midterms?

A voting sign is seen during Ohio's 12th congressional special election in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RC1255C29780

Senior Fellow Elaine Kamarck discusses the results from the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District and analyzes why Republicans should worry as both parties head into the midterm elections. Kamarck also explains various ways to use political trends to predict election outcomes.

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