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Although most analysts predict that the Republican Party will keep its House majority in the 2014 elections, Democrats still have a real chance of making gains.
As MSNBC’s First Read points out, Republican representatives are leaving office in five districts where President Obama won at least 48 percent — suggesting that Democrats have a realistic shot at stealing the now-open seats. Considering that several of those lawmakers belong to the GOP’s more moderate caucus, the seats in question are especially vulnerable.
Read on to learn more about the districts that could host five of the most competitive midterm elections in the country: