GOP shows new strength in early voting, as midterm fight for control tightens

GOP surges in key battleground states, blunting Dem hopes for ‘blue wave’ Early voting numbers from several key battleground states now show Republican voters turning out in far greater numbers than Democratic ones, signaling an initial GOP surge that may dull the prospects of a so-called “blue wave” on Nov. 6. Republican voters have taken the lead in turnout numbers in Georgia, Indiana,...