Republicans have at last seized the advantage on a generic congressional ballot following a three-month period that saw Democrats with leads between 2 and 10 points, a new Politico/Morning Consult poll found. Among registered voters, 39 percent said they would vote for a generic Republican candidate for Congress, while 38 percent said they would vote for a Democrat and 23 percent said they are undecided. Other polls do not yet show Republicans ahead, although RealClearPolitics' average has Democrats with an advantage of 7 points on a generic ballot, down from a high of 13 points last year. Forty-seven percent of Americans approve of President Trump's job performance in the Politico/Morning Consult poll. The same percentage also disapprove.
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