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Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight
Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight

When Barack Obama won a historic victory in 2008, eight Democratic candidates captured Senate seats that had been in Republican hands. Those same Democrats are now facing their first reelection campaigns in a less friendly political climate, and defending themselves from attacks based on their support for President Obama's healthcare law and other policies of the administration. This class of Obama represents perennial swing states like New Hampshire, bluer states like Minnesota, or reliably red states like Alaska. If they can hang on in 2014, the party will probably extend its eight-year majority in the Senate. But any cracks in the Democratic firewall would probably give...

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