The Rundown, pt. II: The Eight Races That Will Decide the Senate

Alaska The Contendahs: Democrat Mark Begich, the former mayor of Anchorage, defeated six-term Senator Ted Stevens in 2008, capitalizing on Stevens’ conviction on ethics charges just days before the election. Begich’s seat became a target when Mitt Romney won the state in 2012 by 13 points. Enter Dan Sullivan, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps (he served a six-week tour in Afghanistan […]

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The Rundown: The Eight Races That Will Decide the Senate

New Hampshire The Contendahs: Incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen takes on former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown in one of the year’s most hotly-contested campaigns. Shaheen was New Hampshire’s first female Governor, serving three terms from 1996-2002. After losing her first U.S. Senate campaign to John Sununu in 2002, she won a rematch in 2008, becoming both the first female U.S. Senator in […]

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