If King flipped, the GOP would need to gain only five seats in the midterms to control the Senate. But some on the right say his positions on Obamacare and gun control make him an uneasy fit.
Right now this campaign season, Democrats have $6 million more cash on hand than Republicans do for US Senate races. But they also have more vulnerable Senate seats to defend.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, said at a Monitor Breakfast that Democrats can 'change that calculus' forecasting losses in midterm elections.
Jeb Bush's 'act of love' comment on illegal immigration was instant grist for the Colbert humor mill, but the GOP conservative backlash signals that it could also be a showstopper for 2016.
Jeb Bush's defense of immigration reform is already changing the race, whether or not he opts to try a Bush three-peat in 2016. He's flushed a highly divisive issue out into the open.