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Can Democrats Keep the House In November?

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Published on Oct 21, 2010

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DCCC Chair Chris Van Hollen states that, despite a difficult outlook for Democrats in the 2010 midterm elections, the Party will retain control of the House of Representatives. "Obviously it's a tough cycle," says Van Hollen, but "we will have the majority."

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Chris Van Hollen sits down for a conversation with attendees of the Monitor Breakfast to discuss the Democrats' chances of retaining a House majority after the 2010 midterm elections, DCCC support for House races around the country, Obama 2.0, earmark transparency and other House operational reforms. - The Monitor Breakfast

Christopher "Chris" Van Hollen, Jr. is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Maryland's 8th congressional district since 2003. The district includes most of Montgomery County, a suburban county adjacent to Washington, D.C., as well as parts of Prince George's County, another county that borders Washington, D.C.

After the Democrats regained control of the House in the 2006 elections, Van Hollen became the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the fifth-ranking position among House Democrats. In this post, Van Hollen is responsible for leading efforts to get more Democrats elected to Congress.

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