Skip to comments.FBI throws curveball into race for Senate
Posted on 10/30/2016 9:34:28 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
The battle for the Senate is running down to the wire.
While Democrats hold a narrow edge heading into the final week of the election campaign, races in battleground states remain too close to call.
Democrats need to pick up five seats or four if they retain the White House to win back control of the upper chamber. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report predicts that theyll pick up as many as seven seats though that was before the FBI announced Friday that it was looking into newly recovered emails from former New York Rep. Anthony Weiners account that were related to an earlier investigation of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
The late curveball made huge headlines, and could change momentum in down-ballot races.
Democrats for months have seen GOP-held seats in Wisconsin and Illinois as likely pickups, but the race for Sen. Ron Johnsons (R-Wis.) seat may be tightening. A Democratic super PAC has gone on the air with new advertisements in the state, which could suggest some concern about the outcome.
In Illinois, the latest news helped Democrats. At a Thursday debate, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) made a cutting comment about Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworths Asian heritage. Kirk apologized for the comments a day later.
Heres a breakdown of the seven other fights that could determine who controls the Senate:
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
The FBI throws curveball? They put official email on Abedin/Weiner’s computers/phones only to publicize it now?
New evidence was uncovered. The FBI notified Congress.
Democrats have no one to blame but themselves.
It sure doesn't help that Todd Young is doing The Turtles bidding and has yet to say if he will vote for Trump in a state that Trump will probably win by >10%.
Most Hoosiers forget that Bayh sure talked tough about Bubba and his "problems" but one of the first things he did after getting elected to the Senate was to vote for acquittal. He was a disaster as our Senator just as he was a disaster as our Governor.
The nonpartisan Cook Political Report
That’s just BS. there are no nonpartisans in media.
They are Democrat operatives.
I was seriously thinking of getting rid of my RINO.
But comments on other threads and now reading this I guess I have to feed him another 6 yrs.
Yes, feed him. They will probably find something in all this mess that gets him into trouble and he will all the sudden retire.
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