The New York Times is reporting 28 GOP seats are up for grabs this fall; the most ever, as new lobbying laws go into effect soon.
January 31, 2008
G.O.P. Exodus in House Bodes Ill for Fall Success
WASHINGTON Ã¢â‚¬â€ A swelling exodus of senior Republican incumbents from the House, worsened by a persistent disadvantage in campaign money, threatens to cripple Republican efforts to topple the Democratic majority in November.
Representative Tom Davis, a moderate from Northern Virginia, on Wednesday became the fifth House Republican in the last week to announce that he would not seek re-election. That puts the roster of retirees at 28, one of the highest numbers recorded for the party in the House.
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