Senate News & Analysis

Stu on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

January 4, 2010 · 9:12 AM EST

Stu was on C-SPAN's Washington Journal yesterday with Charlie Cook talking about the upcoming 2010 elections. You can watch the video below or click here. They aren't as grumpy as they look in those photos.
 

Colorado Senate: Proving Ground

by Nathan L. Gonzales December 11, 2009 · 12:59 PM EST

Former Denver Public Schools chief Michael Bennet (D) is on a steep learning curve about what it means to be a United States senator.

After President Barack Obama appointed Sen. Ken Salazar (D) to be his secretary of the Interior, Gov. Bill Ritter (D) appointed Bennet to fill…

Pennsylvania Senate: Primarily Focused

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 17, 2009 · 1:00 PM EST

Democrats came up short of a filibuster-proof majority on Election Night 2008, but Sen. Arlen Specter’s party switch in April finally gave them the 60 seats they desired.

With the very real prospect that he could lose to former Cong. Pat Toomey in the Republican primary, Specter switched…

New Print Edition: 2010 Senate Overview

November 3, 2009 · 9:00 AM EST
The October 30, 2009 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers.

The print edition of the Report comes out every two weeks. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as updated House and Senate ratings,…

2010 Senate Overview (October 30, 2009)

October 30, 2009 · 11:05 AM EDT

With the landscape changing noticeably over the summer, Democrats can no longer assume that they will have a net gain of seats in next year’s midterm elections. Of the 13 Senate seats now regarded as seriously “in play,” seven of them are currently held by Democrats. The candidacies of…

Missouri Senate: Family Matters

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 16, 2009 · 3:00 PM EDT

A Senate race between the Carnahans and the Blunts in Missouri won’t have a lot of surprises, but there could be plenty of suspense.

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan (D) and former House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R) come from the Show Me State’s most prominent political families…

Kentucky Senate: That’s What He Said

by Nathan L. Gonzales October 2, 2009 · 1:02 PM EDT

Open seats are usually tougher to defend for the incumbent party, but in the case of Kentucky in 2010, Republican strategists are more than happy to start with a clean slate.

Almost immediately after Sen. Jim Bunning (R) narrowly won a second term in 2004, Democrats started thinking…

New Print Edition: 2010 Senate Overview

July 25, 2009 · 9:00 AM EDT
The July 23, 2009 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers.

The print edition of the Report comes out every two weeks. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House and Senate ratings,…

Kansas Senate: Degrees of Difference

by Nathan L. Gonzales June 26, 2009 · 3:00 PM EDT

Who said President Obama doesn’t have the interests of Republicans at heart? When the president chose Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) to be his secretary of Health and Human Services, he took the Democrats’ best potential Senate candidate with him.

Sen. Sam Brownback (R) is abiding by his…

New Print Edition: 2010 Senate Overview

April 17, 2009 · 4:29 PM EDT
The April 17, 2009 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers.

The print edition of the Report comes out every two weeks. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House and Senate ratings,…