Republican momentum is spooking a growing number of Democratic incumbents wary of becoming surprise casualties on Election Day.
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Although House Democrats have long-expected to lose seats next Tuesday, President Obama’s low approval ratings – combined with widespread jitters over the economy, foreign conflicts and the threat of Ebola – have darkened their outlook in a number of battleground districts down the final stretch.

The late-cycle shift has led election experts to predict larger GOP gains than they’d forecast earlier in the month; left a number of sitting Democrats fighting for their political lives in the face of forces outside their control; and forced Democratic leaders to shuffle campaign funds away from some challengers in order to protect increasingly vulnerable incumbents.

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