Will Republicans gain control of the Senate

Conservatives Have A Hard Choice This Nov.

Golfer Mike, Red State

A GOP majority will bring votes to the Senate & force Dems. to take positions they'll have to defend in '16. Those votes will matter. It'll be easier to put Obama in a position where he actually has to veto bills that help Americans, further exposing him for what he is. 

SD Senate Race Surprises GOP

David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

"South Dakota is becoming a bigger headache," a Repub. said. "I don't think it is in the slam dunk category anymore." The SD Senate race is suddenly tighter than expected, but nat'l Repubs. say they aren't ready to panic.

Are Big 3 Senate Races Slipping From Dems?

James Hohmann, Politico

A month out from the election, Republicans are seeing subtle but perceptible signs that contests in Alaska, Arkansas and Louisiana — all three pivotal in the battle for the Senate — are finally breaking their way.

Conservatives: Rate The Senate Races Here

We’ve created a simple tool for you to rate the Senate campaigns – all 36 of them. Click the link for the race in your state, or the ones you are following and use the rating system to tell us where, in your opinion, the race stands.

Jeb Bush Suggests R's Should Pass Amnesty to Win Senate

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Even though R's may take back the Senate by running against amnesty, Jeb Bush pushed amnesty while stumping for NC GOP Sen. candidate Thom Tillis. Bush reportedly said that comprehensive immigration reform "will restore and sustain economic growth for this country."

Where are Other GOP Senate Candidates on Immigration and National Security?

Scott Brown is hammering his Democratic opponent on immigration and national security, and surging, while other Republican Senate candidates are running on their resumes, avoiding immigration and national security, and lagging.

Don't Blame Tea Party If R's Don't Take Senate

Judson Phillips, Washington Times

The GOP Estab. got what it wanted & bested the conservative wing. Now they're shocked that conservatives aren't motivated to vote. R's should take the Senate easily. If it doesn’t happen this year, who will the GOP-E blame?

Rove Blasts Tea Party, Then Begs For Money

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After declaring war on the Tea Party & showing nothing but contempt for grassroots conservatives that powered Repubs. to record gains in '10, Karl Rove whined that the GOP may not take back the Senate in '14 because of the lack of enthusiasm for his estab.-approved candidates. 

Immigration Silver Bullet: Insurgents Chart GOP Path to Victory

Robert W. Patterson, Breitbart

How can Repubs. recapture the Senate from Harry Reid and the Dems? A new poll points to a winning strategy, if GOP leaders have the courage to use the remaining 7 weeks to nationalize the elections around 1 game-changing issue.

Will The South Rise Up for GOP?

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

With a sweep of South, GOP would all but seal a majority in the Senate.

GOP Could Absolutely Fail to Win Senate

Guy Benson, Hot Air

Don't get cocky, GOP. Until the data starts to reflect the expected rightward cascade of undecided voters, Republicans rely on that expectation at their peril. 

A Football Lesson For The GOP

Republicans won't win back the Senate or other key races if they take a knee or throw the ball out of bounds on amnesty for illegal aliens, Obama’s contempt for the Constitution, Congress’ out-of-control spending and how to effectively confront the great national security threats facing the country today.

What Is A Wave In The Senate?

Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik, & Geoffrey Skelley, University of Virginia Center for Politics

Our new range is a Republican net of five to eight Senate seats. UVA political polling experts are now defining a “wave” in the Senate this year as such: Republicans need to: (1) Win control of the Senate and (2) Win at least one seat in a state won by Obama in '12 (most

Should You Root For D's to Keep the Senate?

Mickey Kaus, Daily Caller

The GOP-E who are the type most susceptible to the Hispanicking consultants’ argument that they’d better do something to woo the ethnic vote before '16 are those who'll be in charge in the R's win back the Senate. Some are preparing to root for D's if that’s what it takes to block a surrender of border control.

Rothenberg: Senate GOP To Gain At Least 7 Seats

Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call

Political forecaster Stuart Rothenberg writes: "I am now expecting a substantial Republican Senate wave in November, with a net gain of at least seven seats. But I wouldn’t be shocked by a larger gain."

Clear Path to Senate Majority Opens for Republicans

Taegan Goddard, PoliticalWire.com

A recent forecast model gives Repubs. a 65.1% chance of winning the Senate. The path to a GOP majority is becoming a little clearer -- and the problem for Dems is that it runs through 6 deeply red states.

Midterm Elections: Is The GOP Finally Getting It? Nope

By ignoring illegal immigration and border security it appears the House GOP leadership have reverted to type and are engaged in the kind of meaningless “messaging” that they did under Eric Cantor’s leadership in the pre-2010 election “Pledge to America.”

10 Most Vulnerable Senators

Kyle Trygstad and Alexis Levinson, Roll Call

Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is still in a perilous political position, but Louisiana Sen. Mary L. Landrieu has leapfrogged him on the list to become the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbent. Mitch McConnell was the only Repub. to make the list.

58 Senate Seats for the GOP?

M. Joseph Sheppard, American Thinker

Fifty-eight senate seats might see some solid conservative legislation passed. 

McConnell Faces Toughest Test

Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

Mitch McConnell can almost taste becoming Senate majority leader, but first he has to make sure he isn’t the Repub. who costs the GOP its shot at chamber control. His strengths and weaknesses were on full display in his battle against Alison Lundergan Grimes this weekend.