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Big Money May Not Save GOP Senators

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senator Marco Rubio heads to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington.  S enate Republicans have built a seemingly impenetrable wall of money to insulate themselves from the threat of a Democratic takeover, but they are starting to discover—not for the first time—that deep pockets aren’t everything. It’s too early to say how badly the tape scandal that’s triggered open warfare between Donald Trump and GOP leaders will damage Republicans struggling to hold onto their Senate majority, or whether it may even put the House in play.
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