It’s a Game of Numbers, and the Numbers Do Not Favor Democrats
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The bad news for Democrats, eight of the 10 races involve Democratic seats. The worse news for the Democrats, the fight for the two Republican seats leans heavily towards the Republicans. The worst news for the Democrats, at this point in time it is easy to see a Republican gain of four to six seats.
This would put Republicans in control of the Senate with 51 to 53 seats.
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Is that good or bad?
Ms. Warren has never run for office, and Mr. Brown has more money than he can use, and is still raising more. Ms. Warren will need a strong campaign, a strong organization and a weak, far right Republican Presidential candidate to win.
The only other possible Dem pickup is in
, where an open seat could fall their way. A certain loss looms for the Democrats in North Dakota, meaning that Republicans really only need to win three races out of competitive races in Nebraska, Ohio, Missouri, Virginia, Montana, and Wisconsin (with former Governor Tommy Thompson running on the GOP line). Nevada
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