Skip to comments.Democrats likely to retain Senate as four critical races shift in their favor
Posted on 09/24/2012 7:06:24 PM PDT by newzjunkey
After weeks in which the fate of the Senate simmered at nearly even odds of flipping for Republicans or remaining in Democrats' control, the outlook has shifted dramatically in the Democrats' favor. The incumbent party now has an 80 percent chance of retaining its majority, according to the Signal's prediction model.
The break is largely due to critical races in Missouri, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Virginia, all of which have favored the Republican at some point in the past month and now favor the Democratic candidate. ...
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More Democrat Senators defending themselves in red states than not, so I’m not buying a word of this.
I take everything said these days with a massive Gibraltar size gain of salt. We’ll see.
I’m by no means convinced we’ve been denied the Senate majority yet.
Tom Smith has a shot in PA.
Obama is up 50 points over Romney, according to the State-Run-Media..... /sarc
I think everybody needs to read what Rush said about this today. The Left’s strategy is to try and grind us down and demoralize our turnout. Ain’t going to happen!
macaca Allen running against tax the poor Kaine...
Lieawatha has new problems that make this info obsolete, as out-of-date as her non-existent law license.
And yahoo never even saw the defeat of the dems coming in 2010!
They'll dial it back for the sake of their credibility within the final month. F 'em.
I donated to various republican Senate candidates today.
I always take what Yahoo reports seriously.
Linda McMahon looks to be competitive in CT.
I certainly hope Scott Brown wins in MA. But the MA voters have a history of overlooking jerks, liars, gay brothel supporters and even Senators who abandon women to die.
Wendy Long is the conservative candidate running against Chuck Schumer echo, Kirsten Gillebrand, but I’m not seeing any ads in NY at all. The Empire state is a lost cause.
And of course, Todd Akin took a swan dive and shot himself in the foot. He is all but lepers to the GOP.
Tommy in Wisconsin was measured by a D+10 poll. He’s running better than that and his opponent is a lightweight moonbat. We convincingly won a statewide election only 15 weeks ago. Our seats in the call centers didn’t even get cold.
I don’t think Lizzy “Fakeajawea” Warren is going to beat Scott Brown.
The repellent, harridan-like nature of his opponent aside, I can’t recall seeing such visible signs of support for a Republican candidate here in Massachusetts for a long, long time.
I will go on the record now saying that Obama will win Massachusetts but it will be a narrow margin (55 to 45).
RE: macaca Allen
Why the heck are we still dredging up this old one word sow in 2012? Can’t anybody get over this and focus on POLICY? Sheeesh !!
I gave to Romney in a solicitation mailing, then I gave some more when I ordered yards signs to piss off the idiots!
I maintain an old yahoo mail account for some basic messaging and public email uses. I get a good laugh everyday with their “news” coverage. The bias and slant in story selection, overall leftist tone and the tragically distorted headlines creates a fun-house-mirror view of the world.
Anything from yahoo news is trash and not worth a read.
Yahoo, another propaganda arm of the Democrat party.
“Lieawatha”...thanks I needed a good chuckle after a hard day.
Yahoo is among the worst, most simplistic and biased news sources there is. It’s headlines are ore slanted than CNN or NYT
I’m telling you right now, Warren has no chance of beating Scott Brown.
She’s got issues she can’t shake. New one today. The “vibe”, for what it’s worth, is a against her. She looks like a loser.
Not to mention the dirty little secret that supposedly liberal Mass. voters have a tough time voting for women to statewide/federal office. Don’t ask me why, they just do.
By creating martyrs of us, more of us will rise to fill the gaps as if we were the last vote.
I’d take a macaca candidate over Tim Kaine, the crook (he took a salary as head of the DNC while supposedly serving as Governor of Virginia. He left us hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. The Republican governor who succeeded him has wiped out that debt and given us a multimillion surplus in less than two years.)
Kaine looks like that idiot alien in “Galaxy Quest” and is far dumber. He is a typical leftist class warfare clown and needs to be permanently retired from politics.
Kaine is relying on stupid blacks and stupid white liberals to put him back into office but I heard a black woman the other day talking about the real hurt that Obama and the Democrats have put on her kids, friends kids, and others looking for non-existent work. She’s not going to vote for Obie and his crew.
“No jobs - Yes he did!” And Kaine was Obama’s top butt-buddy (aka. the Asskisser from Virginia). Payback time, Little Timothy!
And in other news........
Obama set to win with 100% of every vote. Democrats set to win everything. Penn State also projected to win National Championship.
What it is is laying the groundwork for later challenging the results and more to the point, providing cover for whipping up dissent and riots.
How can Romney have won by 1-5-10-15 points? All the polls had him losing for MONTHS?!?!?!?! The Repubs stole the election cuz they are Racists and hate BLACK PEOPLE and THIS PROVES THEY WON BY FRAUD!!!
Bank on it.
Hey now,, Yahooie is where I get all my good stuff but I agree, they have a way with teaser titles... and now, with their recent moves branching out as a full-fledged in the tank news&analysis provider and maker, they have long left their objectivity behind.. it’ll be a cold day in Hell before they win a Pulitzer.
On the other hand - just what does it say about this nation if not only the Presidential election is “close”, but the absolutely dysfunctional and corrupt Senate (under DEMOCRAT rule) also might remain in Democrat hands while this nation is so absolutely falling apart?
Unbelievable. OK- maybe not, since Romney’s 47% statement was true...
You are most certainly welcome, although I cannot claim originality. :)
And tell me how exactly this will make any difference. Last time we had the Republicans in charge of both houses and the President we got exactly nothing of substance out of them and in fact we got a lot of very bad things, like the drug benefit added to medicare.
They never saw 1994 coming either, did they.
More poooh from yahooooo. Dems have 23 Senate caucus seats to defend. I give them an 80% chance of them losing the senate.
Interesting thought Norm. I hadn’t considered that.
Well, we’ll see. I believe Brown will ultimately prevail over Warren, and I still like Thompson’s chances in Wisconsin.
The one real heartbreaker here, if the Democrats prevail, is Missouri. McCaskill was all but guaranteed to lose before Akin made his idiotic statements. It does look like he’s building his campaign back up since his apology, but it’s anything but the lock it would have otherwise been.
I also think we’ll see some gains elsewhere. McMahon is looking pretty good in Ct., and Nebraska is looking very good for the GOP candidate. Montana is close, but the GOP is leading slightly, IIRC.
Yahoo...... the new Mad magazine.
Just a reminder. in 2010, despite massive evidence to the contrary, the Mainstream MeEdia was STILL telling you that Repubs had NO CHANCE at taking control of the House.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 6:00 AM
Reid Wilson: On The Trail
Why Democrats Will Keep The House
Political organizer, strategist and author
Posted: September 28, 2010 09:33 AM
Four More Reasons Why Democrats Will Retain Control of House and Senate
AP Video: Gibbs remains confident dems will keep congress
Plenty more where those came from....
I believe it to be true. Completely.
Consider: They KNOW Obama is gonna get stomped...hard. So the DEMS might be out of power, but the MSM isn’t. Yet. Their job is to deligitimize Romney/GOP and foster an atmosphere of distrust/dissent/and yes, violence.
Look at the Bush years and multiply it because when the Dems get kicked to the curb, it will be a LONG time before the genpub wants another taste.
Unless the MSM can pound Romney/GOP/Conservative Govt hard enough and make all those poor muslims/minorities the victims bad enough and fast enough...AGAIN.
With the MSM, Dems are never ‘really’ out of power. And starting a riot/riots will likely help them back in. Because they will count on people being sick of the day to day ‘third world’ lives they will be living and of course, Dems have the solution to all the Repub-caused violence and strife.
You are spot on Norm, I have been saying it for a while now it is a set up. Deligitimization, plain and simple. The riots will be one thing if they happen, What if the Senate goes 60 to the R’s like I think. In the backroom in DC and the Beltway they will be privately devistated.... The press will be unglued, but the ruling class will be shocked..
This left wing news site run by a Obama bundler has the Dems now suddenly ahead !!
Just like McLaughlin stated - Axelrod has his media minnows out in full force since early voting started peddling its over GOP give up , don’t vote.....
Thanks for the laugh YaHOO LEFTIST NEWS !
I should also add the following (because some people refuse to even consider the possibility) ...
The Dems and the MSM WILL excuse the rioting and violence. I point to the hell the cops caught for the breakup of OWS camps. The MSM and Dems screamed about law being applied to their babies and held them blameless.covered for their rapes/theft/assault and crapping on cop cars.
Then remember the Rodney King Riots and the OJ trial.
Nothing but love for the bad guys. Nothing but scorn for the good. It’s the MSDEMBC way.
Man, if this election goes the way I think it's going to go, with the left losing everything in a 2010-type drubbing times ten, things will get ugly.
Yes, even uglier than they are now.
hahahah this is what I tell any of my “friends” who consider me their “legitimate conservative source”.
I say “what do you mean? Haven’t you heard you guys are all set, you’re winning 100% of everything”
I say it with a dead serious tone and face and then walk away.
They seem demoralized.
Yahoo is 100% correct. The democrats have this election in the bag. Hell, if I were them I would not even bother to campaign anymore. Just relax dems and believe everything your buddies in the MSM are telling you. It’s all over, plan that victory party!!!
>> The Lefts strategy is to try and grind us down and demoralize our turnout.
Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don’t get it, don’t spread it!