Politico: OPEC oil output cut fuels Dems’ gas price fears

I spoke to Politico‘s Josh Siegel about the impact of the price at the pump and inflation on the midterm outlook.

Meanwhile, the share of Americans who say inflation is their top voting issue has fallen from 37 percent in July to 30 percent, according to a NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll last month.

“The frog has been boiled slowly to the point where the relatively high inflation and high gas prices are just baked in for voters,” said Liam Donovan, a lobbyist with the firm Bracewell who previously worked for the National Republican Senatorial Committee. “The bar was lowered to the floor and now it’s hard for Republicans to make hay of it in the same way as they would have before.”

Read the full piece here.

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