Skip to comments.Senate Democrats In Mortal Danger
Posted on 03/22/2012 5:42:33 PM PDT by Hojczyk
To understand the full dimensions of the coming Republican landslide, one needs look no further than the Senate races around the country. Because the presidential race is obscured by the heat of the Republican primary, the scale of the coming upheaval is less evident in presidential polling. But a survey of the key Senate races suggests not just a GOP victory, but a total rout.
According to the usually very reliable polling by Scott Rasmussen, Republican candidates are currently leading their Democratic opponents in seven races for seats currently held by Democrats. (Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin) A gain of seven seats would, of course, give the GOP 54 Senators.
In addition, there is one tie race Virginia and two races where Republicans are almost tied (New Mexico and Michigan).
On the other hand, Republicans are far ahead in their efforts to keep their seats in Texas and Arizona and somewhat ahead in Nevada.
In Massachusetts, the greatest vulnerability for the Republican incumbents, Scott Brown is nursing a lead over Warren. (The Maine race has yet to take shape).
Finally, the polling in Pennsylvania is not good for Casey nor is it good for Menendez in New Jersey.
Heres the race by race breakout:
Congressman Connie Mack, the likely challenger to Democratic Senator Bill Nelson currently leads by 43-36 according to Rasmussens poll of March 13, 2012. With Nelson so far under 50%, he is meat.
Nebraska With Ben Nelson out of the way, this seat is a foregone conclusion for the Republicans. Jon Bruning, the front-runner among Republican candidates, leads former Senator Bob Kerry by 55-33 in Rasmussens March 15, 2012 survey.
Missouri Sarah Steelman my personal favorite among Republican contenders is ahead of Claire McKaskill by an unbelievable 51-41
(Excerpt) Read more at dickmorris.com ...
Here’s hoping for once Dick’s right about something. Although, the Republicans haven’t done much to deserve it.
Even a 60 seat majority doesn’t mean anything these days. With all the RINOS infesting the joint it damn near needs to be 75 just to be sure.
And then I still wouldn’t trust them to do the right thing.
“If we’re guaranteed a choice between big government liberals, we have to get every conservative to the polls and elect the most constitution-loving, small government, conservative Congress possible. That way, either liberal will be limited in the damage he can do.”
Hear, Hear! We should try our best to keep Romney from being the nominee—and we should not give up on our attempts to do that.
But if Romney is the nominee we should certainly get out and vote for him since, as undesirable as he may be, he is far superior to Obama. Everytime I see a FReeper post that if Romney’s the nominee, they’re staying home in November I get almost physically ill. NONE of us should be defeatist.
The possibilities of getting a Republican led Senate led by CONSERVATIVE Republicans are quite real and, in my opinion, LIKELY if we get the base out this fall. I think Morris is picking up on this.
We need to support the non-RINO/CINOS for nomination where that makes sense. Some of the important races are:
TED CRUZ to replace the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchinson in Texas.
SARAH STEELMAN to defeat the hapless Democrat incumbent Claire McCaskill in Missouri.
JOSH MANDEL to defeat the incumbent uber liberal Democrat Sherrod Brown in Ohio.
RICHARD MOURDOCK to replace the despicable RINO/Democrat collaborationist Richard Lugar in Indiana’s Republican primary (and then to coast to victory in the general election).
MARK NEUMANN over the RINO Tommie Thompson in Wisconsin.
DON STENBERG over the less desirable (and slightly wobbly) Jon Bruning in Nebraska Republican primary.
If we get the above TRUE CONSERVATIVES in the Senate, we’ll have gone a long way toward having the numbers needed to elect TRUE CONSERVATIVES to the post of Majority Leader. AND THE RINOS (AND THEIR MEDIA ALLIES) KNOW THIS.
In addition to the above races, there are a number of other important Senate races that could help insure that none of the Republican leaders in the Senate “go wobbly” on us.
So be courageous; 2012 is going to be a great year for conservatives.
Where is New Mexico, currently held by a rat?
Should be a tie just like Va.
Not mortal enough.
Absolutely! No way will I vote for milt, but no way I will stay home either. I'll vote GOP down ticket and for Potus I will vote 3rd party/Indy if there any acceptable choices. If not I will just wright-in Palin.
Yes, let’s be courageous. I really need encouragement right now.
[Hint: This applies to Donkeys and RINOs.]
Even if we could tell the difference between a GOP Senate and a Demo.Senate (we couldn’t), Obama doesn’t recognize ANY Senate, House or the Constitution.
Casey is in trouble? That’s news to me. I don’t even know which third tier challenger will win the GOP primary.
Morris talks up ND challenger Duane Sand against frontrunner Rick Berg. Interesting.
Casey was in real trouble last year and wasn’t raising any money. Just recently the radio went through current polling for the elected officials in the state and both Toomey and Casey were in good shape. I though the poll seemed off considering Casey is hated for helping pass Obamacare. I guess we will see what type of shape he is in when we finally get a GOP challenger to start reminding voters what a piece of garbage this dude is.
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