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"There is no sugar-coating the election results," he wrote. "As President Obama said, we took a shellacking in federal, state and local races across the country."
The Journal said the Maryland Democrat attributed the "political hurricane" to a number of factors, including high unemployment and the millions in outside money spent by anonymous donors to GOP candidates.
"Republican special-interest groups spent an unprecedented $74 million in mostly secret money in 64 districts," Van Hollen wrote.Van Hollen (pictured) will give up his spot as head of the DCCC after a four-year stint.
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