Senate News & Analysis

New Print Edition: 2008 Senate Overview

September 10, 2008 · 4:35 PM EDT
The September 10, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks (even more frequently as Election Day approaches) and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in…

New Mexico Senate: Simply Enchanting

Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 3:00 PM EDT

New Mexico will be one of the top presidential battlegrounds this fall, and Republicans are keeping their fingers crossed that the state hosts a hot Senate race as well.

Democrats cleared the field for Cong. Tom Udall, and he starts the general election with a significant lead over…

New Mexico Senate: Simply Enchanting

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Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 11:29 AM EDT

New Mexico will be one of the top presidential battlegrounds this fall, and Republicans are keeping their fingers crossed that the state hosts a hot Senate race as well.

Democrats cleared the field for Cong. Tom Udall, and he starts the general election with a significant lead over…

New Print Edition: 2008 Senate Overview

May 16, 2008 · 12:37 AM EDT
The May 14, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House…

Oregon Senate: Tight Democratic Primary

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May 2, 2008 · 3:00 PM EDT

State House Speaker Jeff Merkley remains locked in a tight battle with Democratic consultant Steve Novick in the May 20 Democratic primary for the right to face Sen. Gordon Smith (R) in the general election. Merkley is the establishment candidate and favorite of Democratic insiders. A recent SurveyUSA automated…

New Print Edition: 2008 Senate Outlook

February 22, 2008 · 3:36 PM EST
The February 22, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House…

New Print Edition: Ohio 16 & Virginia Senate

November 17, 2007 · 12:05 AM EST

The November 16, 2007 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well…

Reruns for Senate

Stuart Rothenberg November 15, 2007 · 11:05 PM EST

It may sound crazy, but the best way to go about winning a seat in the Senate may well be to lose a Senate race.

Thirteen current Senators lost their initial bids for the Senate, only to be elected later in their political careers. Now, Democrats Mark Warner…

Memo to Merkley: Be Careful How You Criticize Sen. Smith

Stuart Rothenberg November 4, 2007 · 11:05 PM EST

The newspaper headlines could well read “Democrat Merkley Blasts Feinstein, Dorgan and Johnson,” or possibly “Democrat Attacks Leading Democrats.”

That’s because Oregon Senate candidate Jeff Merkley (D) apparently was more concerned with scoring political points than thinking through the circumstances when he attacked incumbent GOP Sen. Gordon Smith’s…

New Print Edition: 2008 Senate Outlook

November 2, 2007 · 2:46 PM EDT
The November 2, 2007 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well…