The 2012 election is shaping up to be a big opportunity for Republicans. If they don't win a Senate majority on Election Day 2010, they'll have plenty of vulnerable seats to contest in 2012.
The only Harry Reid-Sharron Angle debate is set for Thursday. The focus is Nevada's troubled economy, but the race is also a referendum on Obama and a test of 'tea party' power.
Neither of West Virginia's Senate candidates, Joe Manchin (D) or John Raese (R), wants to be associated with Obama. But listen to them talk, and there's not that many differences between them.
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is facing a strong challenge from GOP candidate Dino Rossi. Top Democrats from Michelle Obama to former President Bill Clinton have vowed to help.
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
Sen. Lisa Murkowski angered GOP colleagues by reentering the Alaska Senate race as a write-in candidate. But they didn't have the heart to strip her of a leading role on the energy committee.
Lisa Murkowski is set to say Friday whether she'll vie to keep her Senate seat by running a write-in campaign. The GOP establishment and 'tea party' activists seem of one mind about this: Don't do it.
Democrats need not swoon for joy that Christine O'Donnell beat Mike Castle in the GOP Senate primary in Delaware. Overconfidence could be the foe of her Democratic opponent, Chris Coons.
Christine O'Donnell was a surprise win in Delaware’s GOP Senate primary. Now, Republicans from all over are rushing to close ranks and support her.
Christine O'Donnell's victory Tuesday prompted Bush adviser Karl Rove, who is trying to fashion GOP majorities in Congress, to say of her general election prospects, "This is not a race we're going to be able to win."