Democrats are still slightly favored to take control of the Senate after November’s elections. They need to gain a net of four seats if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, or a net of five seats if she doesn’t. And the FiveThirtyEight polls-plus forecast gives them a 56 percent chance of doing so, while the polls-only […]
The race for the Senate is heading into the homestretch as Republicans seek to maintain their grip on their slim majority. Democrats must net five seats -- or four and retain the White House -- to regain control of the upper chamber...
Rhodes Cook: Only four times since 1862 has the president’s party netted a gain of even one House seat in a midterm election.
If Democrats win the White House and net just four U.S. Senate seats this November, they will lose their majority status in the chamber by January 20th should Clinton pick Brown, Cory Booker, or Elizabeth Warren as her running mate.
Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball: “First, Democrats have a plausible but narrow path to a minimal majority, requiring a net gain of four seats if a Democratic vice president is also elected, or five seats if the GOP wins the White [...]