November May Be Our Last, Best Chance to Win the Senate – Will We Seize It?

Over the past several election cycles the Republican Party has been criticized for its poor choice of candidates in top-tier races. The media has used it as an opportunity to either poke fun at the GOP (Christine O’Donnell’s “I’m Not a Witch” ad, for instance) or to point to their out of touch views (Todd…
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Scott Brown’s Chances Surge, Democrats Hopes Plummet In Latest Poll

Over the past several weeks this blog has taken the opportunity time, and time, and time to highlight the amazing crop of candidates the GOP is fielding this cycle. Typically, we’ve used the limited column space to highlight candidates that are locked in tight races or are proving to be competitive in surprising places. One…
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Historically-Strong Crop of Candidates Energizes Republicans’ 2014 Hopes

This election season there will be a lot of factors working in the GOP’s favor. The president is muddling through historically low job ratings. The electoral map has Democrats playing defense in a lot of conservative-leaning states. Voters, and independents in particular, are unhappy with the impact of Democrats’ prevailing policies, especially as they relate…
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A Slew of Weak Candidates Could Spell Trouble for Senate Democrats

A number of forces have come together to make the 2014 midterms fertile ground for Republicans to win a majority in the U.S. Senate: President Obama’s job approval remains in the dumps, the playing field puts Democrats on defense in a number of conservative-leaning districts, the national conversation has been focused around unpopular policies or…
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