Over the past month, this column has presented analysis of this year’s U.S. Senate races by region. Part One looked at contests in the West. Part Two examined races in the Midwest. Last week’s installment considered races in the South where Democrats are in trouble.
In this final installment, we’ll examine Southern races where Republicans are endangered, as well as the sole competitive race in the Northeast.
As I noted in last week’s installment, the conventional wisdom about the South now being solidly Republican is mostly true, but elides the full complexity of politics…
"So, a 'senior Obama administration official' called the prime minister of Israel -- our closest ally in the Middle East and one of the few nations in the region that is not (a) imploding or (b) actively funding or supporting terrorists -- 'a chickenshit.' While that word has rocketed around the globe, other descriptions of Benjamin Netanyahu include, 'recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering…[more]
—David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
— David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel