Following a terrible week for vulnerable Senate Republicans, Mitch McConnell’s Senate majority is “looking awfully precarious.” Republicans’ prospects in key battlegrounds are “looking gloomier” after Senators Susan Collins, Joni Ernst, Cory Gardner, Martha McSally, and Thom Tillis all saw their approval ratings drop in the most recent Morning Consult tracking poll, and Senators Collins, Ernst, and McSally were all outraised by Democratic challengers. McSally and Tillis are racing to the right to fend off self-funding primary challengers, Collins was outraised by more than $1 million, and Ernst is starting to pay a price with voters for threatening to gut Social Security and refusing to protect Iowa farmers.
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National Journal: Red Flags All Over for Senate Republicans
New polls and fundraising reports show key GOP senators in political trouble, giving Democrats a solid shot to win back control of the upper chamber.