AgingYounger

AgingYounger

×  

Follow This Show

If you liked this show, you should follow AgingYounger.

How Republicans could win back the Senate in 2014

  Broadcast in Politics Conservative

Call in to speak with the host

(347) 826-7400

In a party where good news has been hard to find over the past two years, the current state of play in 2014 Senate races gives Republicans some reason to smile.
 
A combination of raw numbers, a shift in the political environment and some notable recruiting failures has handed Senate Republicans a realistic — but by no means certain— chance of picking up the six seats they need to win back control of the chamber.
 
This was always going to be a good election cycle — numbers-wise — for Senate Republicans. They are defending just 14 seats, compared with 21 for Democrats. And of those 14 seats, just one — that of Maine’s Susan Collins — is in a state that President Obama won in 2012. By contrast, one-third of the Democrats up for reelection in 2014 represent states former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney carried in 2012.
Tags:
DavidTippie
MichaelTalley
2014 elections
Senate Republicans election cycle
President Puppet or Patriot
h:24666
s:5154001
archived

Comments

 comments