Rick Green

Hartford Courant

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Columnist and political editor with the Hartford Courant in Connecticut

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Forty-seven of the 100 seats in the US Senate are controlled by Republicans. Forecasts had the GOP rated as likely to take the Senate in November, but that's changed recently.

The Battle for the Senate Suddenly Looks Quite Different

Forty-seven of the 100 seats in the US Senate are controlled by Republicans. Forecasts had the GOP rated as likely to take the Senate in November, but that's changed recently.

from To the Point

Wisconsin's Democratic Senator  Russ Feingold  bucked his own party on bank bailouts and the troop surge in Afghanistan.  He was the only vote against the Patriot Act, and he has his…

Key Senate Races Keep Republican Hopes Alive

Wisconsin's Democratic Senator Russ Feingold bucked his own party on bank bailouts and the troop surge in Afghanistan.  He was the only vote against the Patriot Act, and he has his…

from Which Way, L.A.?

With less than a month until Election Day, Republicans might well take over the Congress and Democrats are by no means certain of holding on to the Senate.

Key Senate Races Keep Republican Hopes Alive

With less than a month until Election Day, Republicans might well take over the Congress and Democrats are by no means certain of holding on to the Senate.

from To the Point

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