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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Alliant Angst

Investors expecting a Democratic sweep of Congress should sell, Cramer says.

Investors who expect a Democratic sweep of Congress next week might want to be sellers of

Alliant Techsystems

(ATK)

, Jim Cramer said Tuesday on

CNBC's

"Stop Trading!" segment.

Cramer said he would continue to hold big oil, big pharma and big defense stocks should the Republicans hold on to their majorities in both houses next Tuesday. But he said recent polls make that appear unlikely, so investors should be considering a strategy in case of a Democratic victory.

That's where Alliant of Edina, Minn., comes in, Cramer said. He said that if you believe U.S. troops are going to occupy Iraq forever, then you want to own the bullet maker. And if you believe the troops will be pulled out, then you need to sell it.

Cramer also said he's shying away from the health maintenance outfits right now, with negative sentiment tied to a possible Democratic win weighing on names such as

Humana

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At the time of publication, Cramer had no position in stocks mentioned.

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