I’d didn’t think I could make it through the week without another catch up article and, albeit destined to still be incomplete, here it is.
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AZ ’24 On My Mind
Kyrsten Sinema’s surprise announcement of last week has been on my mind for a few days and I think I may have sorted out its implications bit more. Much more importantly I have an idea of what impact it may have on the 2024 election. Let’s look at both of those for a few minutes.
The 2022 Election Is Finally Over
It seemed like it would never end but late Tuesday evening the 2022 election finally did with Rev. Dr. Senator Raphael Warnock narrowly defeating a totally unqualified Herschel Walker in a relic of Jim Crow runoff. There are a lot of opinions in that sentence and I stand by every one of them!
If They Can Keep It
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
Today is the Georgia Senate runoff election so almost every political junkie will be talking about the Senate. I’m going to do it too but with a different twist. I want to take my first look at the 2024 Senate races as they stand at the moment. I think that when all the dust settles in the Peach State Raphael Warnock will be returned to the Senate and the Democrats will control the chamber 51-49. In any event the Democrats will have the Senate; the question is if they can keep it. Continue reading If They Can Keep It
If, Then And One
It may be a bit like counting the chickens before they hatch, but at this point I still assume the Democrats will retain control of the Senate. A lot can change between now and Election Day but there is one thing I am certain of: if the Republicans should happen to gain control of the upper chamber (and I won’t rule that out completely) it won’t be by a 51-49 margin; or not for long anyway.