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Even Obama's Campaign Wizards Don't Think Democrats Can Keep The Senate

Robert Gibbs thinks Republicans will win, and David Axelrod won't say Democrats will.

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WASHINGTON — Two of the most prominent architects of President Obama's underdog primary win in 2008 say Democrats likely won't keep the Senate this fall.

David Axelrod wouldn't say Democrats will win in an appearance on MSNBC Tuesday. On Monday, Robert Gibbs raised his hand to be counted among those predicting a Republican victory at a panel discussion hosted by Axelrod at a University of Chicago's Institute of Politics.

Evan McMorris-Santoro is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News.

Contact Evan McMorris-Santoro at evan@buzzfeed.com.

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