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GOP chances of seizing Senate are heading up, up....and UP

03/17/2014 1:18 PM

03/17/2014 1:19 PM

The odds that the GOP will reclaim control of the U.S. Senate are getting better

almost by the day.

Republicans need to retake six seats.

Even Democrats are saying privately that things aren’t looking good.

“There is no doubt that the Senate outlook has deteriorated significantly in the past six weeks,” a prominent Democratic strategist told The Washington Post. “Between the map and the [Affordable Care Act's] unpopularity in the states on the map, it has gone from being a jump ball to advantage Republicans.”

All this could mean Senate Majority Leader...Mitch McConnell.


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