March 14, 2014
60 in '14:
Why Scott Brown is the icing on the cake for Senate Republicans (SEAN SULLIVAN, March 14, 2014, Washington Post)
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 14, 2014 1:32 PMAfter months of stoking will-he-or-won't-he speculation in New Hampshire, Republican Scott Brown plans to announce Friday that he will explore a bid for U.S. Senate.It's the latest in a series of positive developments for Senate Republicans, who have expanded the landscape of competitive races in recent months as credible candidates have joined -- or in Brown's case, moved much closer toward officially joining -- contests that were once seen as out of reach for the GOP. Eight months before the midterms, Republicans must pick up six seats to win back the majority. Brown's decision eases that task.