Ensign: McCain Makes Senate Races More Difficult

11/27/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nevada Sen. John Ensign, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, on Monday said John McCain's presidential run is making Senate races "more difficult" for the GOP.

Ensign said there is a "fair possibility" that Democrats could gain 60 seats in the Senate.

"There's no question the top of the ticket is affecting our Senate races and it's making it a lot more difficult," Ensign said on MSNBC. "It's a fairly toxic atmosphere out there with the financial crisis for Republicans."

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