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Friday, November 9, 2012

Reality Check: Dems Face Daunting 2014 Races

Yeah, it's too soon to talk about 2016, but what about 2014?  Senate races for that year will be starting soon in our screwed-up, mixed-up, shook-up political world.  And until today, I did not realize that nearly all of the most competitive seats that year will feature vulnerable Dems--from Al Franken (who won by 312 votes last time) to several incumbents in red states.

Chris Cillizza, Mr. Horse Race (he did do a 2016 preview yesterday) has the scorecard, with claim that 9 of the 10 seats most likely to flip are now held by Dems, whose lone best shot is vs. Mitch McConnell--in very red Kentucky.   Paging Ashley Judd!   Of course, few thought Jon Tester would survive this year.

Note:  My e-book on Obama-Romney race has just been published.  "Tricks, Lies, and Videotape" covers the contest right up to Election Night and the aftermath, and includes over 500 clickable links to the most important articles, blog posts and videos.  Just $2.99.  Enjoy. 

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