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Senate Elections

Everything You Need To Know About How We're Forecasting The Senate Elections

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics

The Huffington Post’s Senate prediction model uses all of the polls in HuffPost Pollster’s database to forecast the Senate elections. It’s a thr...

Marco Rubio Decides To Run For Senate Again

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he would run for re-election, after previously stating he would return to private life after his current term...

Dems Did It to Themselves

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?

Michelle Nunn Loses Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Michelle Nunn lost to Republican David Perdue in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia on Tuesday. Nunn, the daughter of former Sen. Sam...

David Perdue Wins Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Senate candidate David Perdue defeated Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Perdue, a long-time businessma...

David Perdue Defeats Michelle Nunn In Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican David Perdue defeated Democrat and nonprofit executive Michelle Nunn for retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss' (R-Ga.) seat, CNN and CBS News proj...

Cory Gardner Midterm Election Results: GOP Challenger Defeats Incumbent Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday. Gardner...

Mark Udall Midterm Election Results: Incumbent Democrat Loses To Republican Cory Gardner

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) lost to Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associated Press r...

Colorado Senate Election Results: Cory Gardner Defeats Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associa...

Joe Biden Predicts Democrats Will Keep The Senate

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden predicted Democrats would retain control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday's congressional e...

Voting Rights -- And Voting Wrongs

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.01.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

They don't want you voting. So vote!!!

There's Only 1 Thing at Stake in the Senate Race

New York | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

There are lots of people telling you what the race for control of the Senate is about....

Senate Elections' Homestretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We have now entered the homestretch of the 2014 midterm election season, with less than a week to go before Election Day. Many Senate races remain incredibly close, and Democrats got some welcome news this week from far up north.

Senate Battleground Tilts Away From Dems

The Hill | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

Democrats’ path to holding their Senate majority has narrowed, with Republicans pulling ahead in critical states and on the cusp of upsets in severa...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: How Much Will Voter Disaffection Help The GOP? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

Americans' disaffection with Washington continues unabated, but polls differs on whether that means a big "likely voter" advantage for Republicans. Ne...

Sam Stein

With Senate At Stake, Democrats Angry At Colleagues For Sitting On Cash | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats who aren't running for re-election this year and those who have retired were sitting on nearly $52 million in campaign ...

Rand Paul Will Join Mitch McConnell On The Campaign Trail On The Eve Of Election Day

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti and Jeff Mason ASHLAND, Va., Oct 16 (Reuters) - Likely 2016 presidential contender Rand Paul will return to his...

Senate Still Up For Grabs

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The past week was a busy one out on the various campaign trails, as many candidates participated in televised debates. There were no monumental gaffes or screwups (so far) in these debates -- at least, not ones that gained national attention.

This Message from Hillary Clinton Could Win the Senate

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

This message has the virtue of being, well, true, a vanishing quality in American politics. But, it is also optimistic, future-oriented, and provides the context for voters' choices.

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Don't Count On This Year's Elections Ending In November | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Five states offer reasons not to stay up late on November 4. Gubernatorial races in Connecticut and Massachusetts continue to look like nailbiters. An...

Senate Election Overview

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Senate races are about as close as they can be. When we get closer to the election, perhaps the picture will clear up a bit more, but for now it's anyone's guess what will happen.

Republican Group Attacks 'Barrack Obama'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

The National Republican Senatorial Committee sent an email Tuesday afternoon urging supporters to help it "fire Harry Reid" by winning a GOP majority ...

Scott Brown Secures GOP Nomination To Challenge Jeanne Shaheen

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown has won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to represent New Hampshire in the U.S. Senate, th...

Jon Ward

Despite Insurgent Attacks, Republican Senatorial Committee On Record Fundraising Pace | Jon Ward | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The soft-spoken, mild-mannered Republican operative opened his mouth, and out came knives. Rob Collins, executive director of the Nat...

Senate Electoral Dynamics in 2014 and 2016

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

No matter the outcome -- whether Republicans gain control or Democrats narrowly retain it -- it is worth taking a look at the underlying dynamics of the Senate field for the next two election cycles.