senate http://wfpl.org en Rand Paul Promotes Compromise As GOP Senate Takeover Chances Dwindle http://wfpl.org/post/rand-paul-promotes-compromise-gop-senate-takeover-chances-dwindle <p>As Election Day nears, it’s becoming less clear who will hold the Senate majority next year.</p><p>Earlier this year, most pundits were ready to hand over the keys to the U.S. Senate to Kentucky’s senior senator, Mitch McConnell.</p><p>But now, a GOP takeover looks less likely. “I know there are four or five seats we think we can pick up, there are two or three we have to hang onto. We might lose one or two of the ones we have to hang onto, but then we might pick up three or four," says Senator Rand Paul.</p> Sun, 07 Oct 2012 17:00:01 +0000 Kenny Colston 1908 at http://wfpl.org Rand Paul Promotes Compromise As GOP Senate Takeover Chances Dwindle McConnell: Akin’s Campaign Has No Future http://wfpl.org/post/mcconnell-akin-s-campaign-has-no-future <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has stepped up his calls for Missouri Congressman Todd Akin to end his Senate campaign.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:01:25 +0000 Chris McDaniel 1405 at http://wfpl.org McConnell: Akin’s Campaign Has No Future