Category Archives: Senate

Is Trump luring GOP senators on impeachment with cold cash?

Alex Isenstadt of Politico – The president is tapping his vast donor network to buck up lawmakers whose support he badly needs — but who also need him. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Money in politics, Politico, Republicans, Senate

Impeachment – Not a Democratic Challenger – Could End Susan Collins’ Career

Public Policy Polling – PPP’s newest Maine poll finds that Susan Collins is in trouble for reelection…and that she’s likely to find herself in more trouble no matter what side of impeachment she comes down on. Collins is unpopular, with … Continue reading

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How the surprise resignation of Johnny Isakson could change the 2020 Senate math

Chris Cillizza of CNN – Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson’s announcement Wednesday that he will resign from the chamber at the end of the year is just the sort of break Democrats hoping to retake the majority next November badly … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Senate

Surprise Georgia resignation jolts battle for the Senate

James Arkin in Politico – Democrats’ path to a Senate majority after the 2020 elections has gotten a little wider. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s (R-Ga.) announcement that he will resign later this year due to health problems puts Republicans on defense, … Continue reading

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Can Republicans Bridge the Gender Gap?

By Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report – One of the bigger challenges for Republican congressional candidates this year is to win over women voters who don’t like President Trump.  And, the number of women who don’t like Trump, especially those … Continue reading

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