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Dems have narrow path to senate, says ex-Obama strategist

Former Obama campaign strategist Joel Benenson said on Friday that Democrats have a narrow chance at taking back the Senate in November. "I still think it's a narrow path. I think we have a chance to get there, but I wouldn't put it at, certainly not at 50-50 or better right now. I think we're in range of getting to a 50-50 chance based on what we're seeing," Benenson told Hill.TV's Joe Concha on "What America's Thinking." While Democrats have high chances of taking back the House in November, winning the Senate will likely be more of an uphill battle for Democrats. Democrats need a net pickup of 2 seats, and nine of the 35 seats up for election in November are held by Republicans. Democrats have 26 seats up for election, while Republicans only have nine. President Trump won in ten of the 26 states in 2016 where Democrats are up for election. "We also have some vulnerable incumbents, who we have to hang on to. So far like Senator [Joe] Donnelly in Indiana has taken a lead and

Source: TheHill.com

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