Biden: Democrats May Lose U.S. Senate In 2012

Vice President Biden is warning supporters that Democrats are in danger of losing the Senate, and that the party is facing “the toughest electoral climate we’ve seen in a long time.”

In an e-mail from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Tuesday, more than nine months before 2012 even begins, Biden wrote that “the stakes are highest” and that Democrats will be defending 23 seats in the next election, including five open ones.

“Republicans only need to pick up four [seats] to take control of the Senate,” Biden wrote. “To succeed, we need a Senate that’s working with us.”

Read more from Matt Negrin at Politico

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