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Donald Trump’s collapse has Democrats eyeing once safe Republican seats

As sexual misconduct allegations continue to surface, Democrats are turning their focus to the unthinkable: overturning the gerrymandered House majority

At the end of a devastating week for Republican election hopes, many Democrats felt that all that was left to do was refer to Michelle Obamas emotional evisceration of Donald Trump and shrug: What she said.

The speech that she gave, I think put into words what so many people are feeling, Hillary Clinton told Ellen DeGeneres, after urging a landslide victory on 8 November as a rebuke of all the bigotry and bullying.

If you want to hear the best case for Hillary Clinton, if you want to hear the very real stakes in this election, I would advise you to link up to Michelles speech from earlier today in New Hampshire, added her husband Barack in Ohio before focusing on the states Senate race instead.

Not long ago, it would have looked like complacency. But in the seven days since a video emerged of Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women, even many Republicans concede the US election race has changed out of all recognition.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/14/trump-campaign-collapse-democrats-house-republican-seats