“Our candidates are energized and not hanging their tails between their legs. They are confident,” he told POLITICO from Colorado, where he campaigned Tuesday with Rep. Betsy Markey (D-Colo.), who is one of the most vulnerable Democratic members of Congress…

Hoyer challenged recent suggestions that House Republicans are on a roll. “If I were a Republican, I would not be sanguine that the public is happy with me….We still hold the lead in polls on who do you like. We haven’t led the generic polls because the public wants change.”