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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: (L to R) House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), and Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) hold a news conference in the House Visitors Center following following the withdrawal of the House Republican healthcare bill, March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. In a big setback to the agenda of President Donald Trump and the Speaker, Ryan cancelled a vote for the American Health Care Act, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

After an exhausting week for Democrats with the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, a new poll gives a possible reason for hope at taking back the House.

The survey, by Washington Post-Schar School, polled over 2,000 likely voters across 69 battleground districts. Of those 69, only six are currently represented by Democrats, while Republicans hold 63. While Democrats do have a thin advantage (50 percent to 46 percent) over Republicans in these districts, the most surprising finding could be that these states held a 15 point advantage for Republicans in 2016, signaling a monumental nineteen percent shift in Democrats' favor over the past two years.

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