Will the Democrats keep control of the Senate?

As the November election rapidly approaches, the Democrats’ prospects for maintaining control of the United States Senate have noticeably brightened. The Democrats have Congressman Todd Akin to thank at least in part for this. His much-maligned remarks have singlehandidly made the Missouri Senate seat currently held by Democrat Claire McCaskill, go from a seat likely to be picked up by Republicans to one likely to remain in Democratic hands.

But the Missouri Senate race is not the only race that has Republicans worried about their chances of regaining control of the Senate. David Catanese of Politico.com does an excellent job examining the other contested Senate races. Check out his article at http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=42B32868-CBD6-4C11-8B79-A33B7630550A.

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