Category Archives: Senate Seat Series

Senate Seat Series – The Long Game

The problem with winning too many seats in the Senate is that sooner or later you have to defend those seats. Every two years fully 1/3 of the Senate has to be renewed. Each state gets two senatorial seats. This … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series—Jon Kyl (R-AZ)

In early February of this year, Arizona Senator Jon Kyl signaled his intention not to run for a fourth term. After over a quarter of a century in public service, the 68 year old declared that it was time to … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series—The Safe Seats

In this series we examine the potential change in the Senate makeup of the United States Congress. The Senate is the final arbiter of debate over public policy. Bills will have already gone through Committees and the House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series—John Ensign (R-NV)

Ensign, Exit Stage Right John Ensign (R-NV) declared earlier this week that he did not intend to run for his Senate seat in 2012. Probably a wise decision given the investigations into his philandering and subsequent cover-up. It would likely … Continue reading

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The Senate Seat Series

Since we’re covering the potential 2012 Presidential nominees in our Contender Series, we thought it would be useful to look at the 2012 landscape for the United States Senate. Of the 33 Seats up for election in next year, two-thirds … Continue reading

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