Right Turn: Senate 2014


Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 04/24/2014

Land lands another blow

Turning the tables in Michigan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Energy, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/24/2014

Harry Reid and the right wing team up

The right-wing plot to keep Harry Reid in power.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Republicans 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Why Virginia Republicans are smiling

A strong Virginia Senate candidate buoys the GOP

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:15 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Gillespie, Senate 2014, Virginia

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/11/2014

2014 Senate contests are shaping up

The GOP has the edge, but there are many close races.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republicans 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Harry Reid’s toxic influence on politics

There’s never been a worse Senate leader than Harry Reid.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Sen. Harry Reid, Senate 2014

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Bruce Braley is not Iowa ‘nice’

How to lose a Senate race in Iowa

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Democrats, 2014 election, Senate 2014

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 04/03/2014

How big is the Senate playing field?

Pick-up opportunities are easy to spot for the Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, GOP Senate 2014

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Iowa opportunity for the GOP

A Democratic gaffe and a rib-splitting ad.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iowa Senate, Senate 2014

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014

A new GOP kingmaker?

The GOP may have a new frontrunner in Alaska and a new kingmaker in the party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Condi Rice, Republicans 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/20/2014

GOP primary voters won’t buy what the far right is peddling

Tea party challengers falter, badly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House 2014, Senate 2014, Tea Party

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 03/19/2014

The demise of the Democrats’ Senate majority

Democrats mourn the loss of the Senate, sort of.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:56 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Republicans 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Democrats’ Florida hangover

The Democrats are reeling from Tuesday’s loss in Florida.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate Republicans, Obamacare, Senate 2014

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Club for sanity

The Club for Growth has shown restraint in its Senate endorsements.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  club for growth, conservativve movement, Senate 2014

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Inequality you say?

If Dems are concerned about inequality they’d stop making it worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Energy, Inequality, Senate 2014

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Who is putting the Senate in play?

The tea party isn’t helping Republicans win the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate Republicans, Senate 2014, Tea Party

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 02/25/2014

A bad bet on toppling McConnell

The senior senator from Kentucky isn’t as vulnerable as foes imagine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:56 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republicans 2014, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate 2014

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Democrats’ Obamacare ploy

Dems’ plan to defend Obamacare is weak

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  elections 2014, Obamacare, Senate 2014

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Questions no red state Democrat wants to answer

Red state Democrats will race a slew of embarrassing Obamacare questions in their re-election campaigns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Don’t forget about Oregon

There may be a competitive Senate race in Oregon.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Senate Democrats have reason to freak out

Senate Democrats had no reason to cheer after the State of the Union address.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats, State of the Union

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Ten reasons for GOP’s bright 2014 prospects

Ten reasons why Republicans have reason to be sunny about 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Republicans, House 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 01/14/2014

McConnell leading big

The tea party’s top Senate challenger is losing by a mile.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:40 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate 2014, Senate Republlicans

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/12/2014

The GOP needs Gillespie plus 5 others

The Senate is tipping Republican.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, GOP 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 12/17/2013

The Senate margin

More than enough GOP senators voted for cloture on the budget.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, GOP, Senate 2014

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Scott Brown can run and win on Obamacare

Can lightning strike twice for Scott Brown as he moves from Massachusetts to New Hampshire?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Scott Brown, Senate 2014

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/10/2013

A snapshot of South Carolina

South Carolina voters may surprise national pundits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP Senate 2014, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Run, Ed, run!

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virg.) is more vulnerable than people think.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:15 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Gillespie, GOP Senate 2014, Sen. Mark Warner

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Where are Brown and Warren now?

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren embody their parties’ trajectories.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Scott Brown, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Senate 2014

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Scott Brown vs. Obamacare, again?

The former Massachusetts senator may have another shot at the Senate -- this time from New Hampshire.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Scott Brown, Senate 2014

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Will Democrats take Obamacare off life support?

Has Obamacare delay become a Democratic issue?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Obamacare: Debacle or unexpected mess?

Just how big a mess is Obamacare?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Republicans need to choose wisely

Republicans can still blow it in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, House 2014, Senate 2014

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Snatch defeat from jaws of victory on Obamacare?

Only the GOP can destroy its advantage on Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate 2014

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Graham not all that ‘vulnerable’

Reports of Sen. Lindsey Graham's demise are greatly exaggerated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Media bias, Senate 2014

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Why run against Mike Enzi?

The question is whether Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) has done anything to justify his reelection.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Liz Cheney, Sen. Mike Enzi, Senate 2014

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Dem winning in deep blue Massachusetts, 2014 Senate a jump ball

Gabriel Gomez is trailing badly in the polls, but the GOP's Senate prospects are bright.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed markey, Gabriel Gomez, Senate 2014

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Maybe Christie got it exactly right in New Jersey

Right-wing critics of Gov. Chris Christie ave throwing a fit over his handling of the Senate race in New Jersey, perhaps because they haven't a clue about New Jersey politics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, Senate 2014

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Are Dems killing off Sen. Mark Pryor?

Democrats aren't doing Sen. Mark Pryor any favors these days, leaving him more vulnerable than ever in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  guns, Iran, Senate 2014

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Sen. Mary Landrieu's record catches up with her

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu hails from one of the reddest states but votes like a deep blue state liberal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary Landrieu, Republican Party, Senate 2014

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Can the GOP win the Senate on Obamacare?

Obamacare may be a decisive issue for Senate GOP candidates in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Obamacare, Senate 2014