Robert Siegel talks politics with E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, and David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times.
Brooks predicts a 27-seat pickup for Democrats in the House, and a split in the Senate. And while refusing to make an exact prediction, Dionne says Democrats may pick up "at least four" seats in the Senate, while gaining 20-25 House spots.
Both commentators agree that voters' citing of "incompetence" in handling Iraq is a central issue to the midterm elections, while economic issues are also a concern.