TITLE

Why Senators Are Falling

AUTHOR(S)
Brownstein, Ronald
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
National Journal;9/18/2010, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses why some incumbent U.S. senators are failing their renomination bids for the November 2010 election. The list of casualty includes Republican Party's Robert Bennett of Utah and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Democratic Party's Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. Factors driving the upsurge include the widespread economic anxiety, discontent over the country's direction, low approval ratings for congressional leaders, and the ideological re-sorting of the two parties' coalitions.
ACCESSION #
53776061

 

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