Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Fall Elections 2010 - #2068 - Chart: U.S. Senate in Play as Economic Woes Lift GOP's Chances - Investors.com

As economists have marked down growth prospects in the past six weeks, political analysts have been busy moving more Senate and House races into the GOP and tossup columns. While analysts have said for months that Republicans have a decent shot at taking control of the House, the GOP is now seen as having a realistic chance of winning the Senate as well. With the economy the No. 1 concern of voters, "Democrats are in even deeper trouble than they were just a month ago," said Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. "The Senate's on the bubble too," he said, offering a range of outcomes that could see Democrats retain a two-seat edge or lose their majority. Read more.......

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