President Joe Biden and the Democrats are facing some serious headwinds heading into the 2022 midterms if Americans’ views of his handling of inflation do not improve.
CNN’s senior data reporter Harry Enten displayed a graphic of the average yearly changes in gas prices at this same point in previous midterm cycles during a segment on Wednesday.
It showed that gas prices as of Wednesday were up 53% from the same time last year.
Meanwhile, in 2006, at this point, gas prices were up 37% from the previous year. And in 2010, gas prices were up 8% from the previous year.
Enten noted that in both the 2006 and 2010 midterms, there were “major gains for the opposition party.”- READ MORE