PolitiFact Check: Just How Big Are Incumbents In Congress Winning Re-Election?

Mar 20, 2017

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Many members of Congress enjoy politically safe districts.  Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says their districts are too safe, adding that the average margin of victory in the U.S. House was 37 percentage points in last November's election.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols checked out whether Schwarzenegger pumped up this figure.