FiveThirtyEight Increases Dems’ House Takeover Chances

The political prognosticators at the website FiveThirtyEight have increased Democrats’ chances of re-taking the House of Representatives—the firm, run by number cruncher Nate Silver—now says Dems have an 87.5 percent chance of taking control of the chamber when the dust settles. That a 7 in 8 chance, leaving the GOP with just a 1 in 8 chance of holding power in the House. That’s the widest gap since early August.