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Nate Silver: Senate may tip for GOP in 2014 [View all]

Statistician Nate Silver predicted Monday that the GOP will likely have 50 to 51 Senate seats after the 2014 midterm elections, potentially enough to reclaim a Democratically-controlled body since 2006.

“A race-by-race analysis of the Senate, in fact, suggests that Republicans might now be close to even-money to win control of the chamber after next year’s elections,” wrote Silver at the FiveThirtyEight blog Monday.

Silver’s prediction comes after former Montana governor Brian Schweitzer announced Saturday that he will not run for the state’s open Senate seat in the upcoming midterm. This is a blow to Democrats who saw Schweitzer as the best chance to hold a seat occupied by Democrat Max Baucus since 1978, who will retire at the end of this term.


I really don't think this nation can survive another GOP go-round. Let's not forget that almost everything that's wrong with this country is a result of GOP policies. I'm begging everyone to not only vote next year, but to get at least 2 apathetic friends to vote with you.

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